Biking & Cyclists

July 21, 2016 - 12:31pm

Hamilton Fire Department Issues Open Air Burning Ban - July 21, 2016

HAMILTON, ON – July 21, 2016 – Due to current dry weather conditions coupled with the continued forecast of extreme temperatures with no appreciable rain in the near future, the Hamilton Fire Department has issued an immediate ban on all open air burning in the City of Hamilton.  This ban suspends all approved Open Air Burning Permits.

More information and details about the ban.

City of Hamilton Bike Lane

Service at a Glance

Enjoy the Ride!

Discover great cycling routes in Hamilton:

  • Hamilton Bike Routes, Trails & Parks map
  • Dundas Valley Adventure map
  • Bruce Trail Reference Guide
What do I need to know about cycling in Hamilton?

The City provides a combination of off-road multi-use paths, on-street dedicated bike lanes and on-street signed bike routes as well as information about:

  • Bike parking
  • Bike Shops
  • Bike theft 
  • Maintenance of bike lanes & multi-use trails
What are those green boxes painted on the street?

Hamilton identifies bike boxes with white bike stencils marked in an area coloured green. A bike box is used at intersections to designate a space, in front of cars, for turning cyclists to queue at a red traffic signal.

Auto drivers are reminded to "Share the Road".

To further promote this message stop by any of the bike shops in Hamilton and pick up a free "Share the Road" car magnet to spread the message. Find out more about the Cannon Street bike lanes.