Learn about legislation and cycling rights, and explore cycling as an economical, healthy and environmentally friendly way to travel.
Cycling rules and safety
Cyclists have the same rights and duties as the driver of a vehicle. Municipalities may have their own cycling bylaws—check with your local government for cycling rules in your area.
- Learn more about your rights and duties as a cyclist and how to stay safe
- Learn how to cycle safely (BikeSense)
Recreational and tourism cycling
B.C. has a wide variety of terrain, roads and backcountry to explore by bike.
Commuting by bicycle
Cycling to work and school is a good way to stay healthy and also helps reduce greenhouse gases and traffic congestion.
Many communities have bike lanes, separated bike paths, shared roadways, shoulder bikeways and bicycle/pedestrian overpasses, making cycling a safe and convenient option for commuters.
Check your local municipality's traffic cams to see weather and road conditions.