What is a Bike Lane?
- A dedicated space on the road for cyclists.
- In addition to Regulatory signs, Bike Lane symbols are painted on the road along with a solid white line.
- Reduces traffic and speeding;
- Promotes alternative mode of transportation;
- Provides identified space for cyclists; and
- Promotes healthy living (active transportation).
Who can use a Bike Lane?
- All cyclists can use Bike Lanes.
- EMS and Fire Trucks may cross or occupy a Bike Lane when responding to an emergency situation.
- Private vehicles under contract to ActiVan Accessible Transit may pick up or drop off members in Bike Lanes.
- Pedestrians are not to walk in Bike Lanes. They are to walk on sidewalks, multi-use paths or trails only.
- Any motorized vehicle, including taxis, delivery trucks and motorists are not allowed to park, stop, or drive in Bike Lanes.
- Town staff will monitor the operation of Bike Lanes and consult with the community.
- The Town of Halton Hills has developed a comprehensive Cycling Master Plan (2010) to guide the implementation of Town-wide cycling infrastructure.
- This cycling network will be implemented over the next 10 years and beyond.
- See the Cycling Master Plan page for more information.
Questions regarding the purpose, efficiency, and use of Bike Lanes should be directed to the Traffic Coordinator: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2215
Questions regarding maintenance and repair of Bike Lanes should be directed to Public works: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2603
Questions regarding Bike lane Laws and Parking should be directed to Corporate Services: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2903