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Cycling in Calgary


As part of the Calgary Transportation Plan and to provide Calgarians transportation choices, bicycling is an important mode of transportation in the city.

To encourage citizens to try bicycling, The City’s Bicycle Program does the following:

  • Plans, designs and builds on-street bikeways
  • Identifies and removes barriers to bicycling
  • Educates and encourages citizens about bicycling
  • Installs bicycling parking

Initiatives and information centre

Bike Month is a month long celebration every June that promotes bicycling as a great transportation choice for Calgarians

Centre City Cycle Track Network will give Calgarians a safe and convenient space to ride bicycles in and through the busy Centre City.

Bicycle data assists with the bikeway planning and monitor trends over time.

Cycling events happen all year round, find out what is coming up this season.

Plan your winter bike trip using the snow and ice control map and resources.

Check out the planned bikeway improvements to see what projects are in the works.

Plan your bike trip is a great way to map a safe, comfortable, fast ride.

Cycling education is important for cyclists of all ages and skill level. Look here for cycling classes, answers to your questions about bylaws, equipment and safety.

All-season cycling can be challenging but possible in Calgary's climate. Learn about snow clearing, gravel sweeping and taking your bike on transit.

Cycling and walking maps provide detailed maps to popular Calgary destinations from the city centre.

The Cycling Strategy lays out 50 actions and a number of targets for the short, medium and long term that will help make cycling a comfortable and convenient travel option for more Calgarians.

Cycling resources and links shares The City's cycling documents and connects you to the cycling world.

Connect with cycling

Take a map on the go! The City of Calgary Pathways and Bikeways iPhone App is free and available to download at the App Store. An Android version is being developed and will be available soon.

Download the Pathways and Bikeways App


Transportation staff appreciates your feedback, comments and request about cycling in Calgary. Your feedback helps us ensure we continue to meet the needs of city cyclists. If you have questions about preventing bike theft, please contact the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234.

Cycling feedback or request


Join our online Facebook community for cycling tips, bike maps, info and news by pressing ‘Like’ on the City of Calgary Bicycle Program page.


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