Building the Bike Network

The City of Hamilton is continually working to improve the cycling network.

Projects currently "in the works"

  • Waterdown new streets – Nisbet Boulevard, Sadielou Boulevard, Wimberly Avenue & Burke Street extension
  • Avonsyde Boulevard – a multi-use trail between Parkside Drive & Dundas Street
  • Rymal Road – a bike path beside the sidewalk between Spadara Drive & Garth Street
  • Garth Street – a bike path beside the sidewalk between Stone Church Road & Rymal Road
  • Upper Sherman Avenue – bike lanes between Limeridge Road & Stone Church Road
  • Regional Road 56 – bike lanes between Cemetery Road & Southbrook Drive
  • Upper Wentworth Street – between Concession Street & Fennell Avenue
  • Upper Sherman Avenue – between Stone Church Road & Rymal Road and southerly of Rymal Road
  • Gage Avenue – bike lanes between Industrial Drive & Lawrence Road
  • Delaware Avenue/Maplewood Avenue
  • Hunter Street – two-way bike lanes along the south curb between MacNab Street & Catharine Street
  • Wilson Street – between Hamilton Drive & Seminole Road
  • Bay Street – between Stuart Street & Aberdeen Avenue
  • Chippawa Rail Trail connection at Stone Church Road
  • Claremont Access
  • Hwy 8 (Stoney Creek) – between King Street & Dewitt Road
  • Mount Albion Road/Greenhill Avenue connection to existing bike lanes over Red Hill Valley Parkway
  • Britannia Avenue/Melvin Avenue – between Kenilworth Avenue & the Red Hill Valley
  • Kentley Drive/Delawana Drive – between Nash Road & Lake Avenue
  • Dewitt Road – between Hwy 8 & Ridge Road
  • Limeridge Road – between Garth Street & West 5th Street
  • Garth Street – between Rymal Road & Twenty Road
  • Highland Road – west of Winterberry Drive
  • First Road W – north of Mud Street
  • Green Mountain Road
  • Echo Valley Drive
  • Parkside Drive – Hollybush Drive to Main Street
  • Cormorant Road
  • Hatt Street
  • Longwood Road – between Franklin Avenue & King Street
  • Dundas Street - between Hwy 6 & Hamilton Street
  • Hwy 8 crossing the escarpment - between Greensville (Park Avenue) & Dundas (Bond Street), a study is finalized for future implementation
  • Burlington Street - various types of cycling facilities between Wellington Street & Parkdale Avenue (connecting to Windermere Road)
  • Wentworth Street – between Delaware Avenue & the Escarpment Rail Trail, bike lanes painted in fall 2016
  • Rice Avenue – between Sanatorium Road & Wendover Drive, bike lanes painted in fall 2016
  • Wilson Street – between Seminole Road & Fiddler’s Green Road, a combination of bike lanes and sharrows painted in fall 2016
  • Isaac Brock Drive - bike lanes painted in fall 2016
  • Limeridge Road – between Birchview Drive & Upper Ottawa Street, sharrows painted in fall 2016
  • Winterberry Drive – a southbound bike lane and northbound sharrows between Paramount Drive & Highland Road, painted in summer 2016
  • Highland Road – between Winterberry Drive & Upper Centennial Parkway, bike lanes painted in summer 2016
  • Upper Red Hill Parkway – between Stone Church Road & Rymal Road, a multi-use trail opened in summer 2016
  • Rymal Road – a multi-use trail connecting Pritchard Road & Trinity Church Road
  • Charlton Avenue – between James Street & Dundurn Street, a westbound bike lane painted in summer 2016
  • Herkimer Street – between Dundurn Street & MacNab Street, an eastbound bike lane painted in summer 2016
  • King Street – between Battlefield Drive & Elm Avenue, sharrows painted
  • Centre Rd – paved shoulders between Woodend Drive & Carlisle Road
  • Cannon Street – between Gage Avenue & Kenilworth Avenue/Barons Avenue, bike lanes painted in fall 2015
  • Queensdale Avenue – between Upper Wellington Street & Upper Sherman Avenue, sharrows painted in summer 2015
  • Mountain Brow Boulevard – between the Kimberly Stairs & Mohawk Road, multi-use trail constructed in summer 2015
  • West 5th Street – between Limeridge Road & Stone Church Road, painted in August 2015
  • Cannon Street – between Lottridge Street & Gage Avenue, painted in fall 2014
  • York Boulevard – between Dundurn Street & Hess Street, painted in September 2014
  • Cannon Street cycle track - between Hess Street and Sherman Avenue, painted in summer 2014
  • A multi-use trail along the south side of Aberdeen Avenue between Longwood Road and Glenside Avenue, constructed in summer 2014
  • Twenty Road – between Nebo Road & Glover Road, completed in summer 2014
  • Bay Street – between Bayfront Park (Strachan Street) & Stuart Street, painted in June 2014
  • Hunter Street – two segments installed in June 2014: Queen Street to MacNab Street and Catharine Street to Liberty Street
  • Main Street – a two-way bike path behind the existing sidewalk between the bridge over Hwy 403 & Frid Street, spring 2014
  • Longwood Road – a two-way bike path behind the existing sidewalk between Frid Street & Aberdeen Avenue, spring 2014
  • Sanatorium Road – between Scenic Drive & Rice Avenue, fall 2013
  • Burlington Street – a multi-use trail along the south side of the street between Gage Avenue & Ottawa Street, completed in fall 2013
  • Binbrook Road – between Royal Winter Drive & Road #56, completed in fall 2013
  • Young Street – between Ferguson Avenue & Wellington Street, painted in fall 2013
  • West 5th Street – between Marlowe Drive & Limeridge Road (including reconstruction of existing bike lanes), completed in September 2013
  • King Street – between Westdale Village (Cline Avenue) & Macklin Street, plus westerly of Haddon Avenue, painted in summer 2013
  • Hwy 8 (Stoney Creek) – between Dewitt Road & Glover Road, completed in August 2013
  • Queensdale Avenue – between Upper Wellington Street & Upper Wentworth Street (pilot), painted in July 2013 
  • King Street – between Paradise Road & Breadalbane Street, reconstruction & extension of the two-way cycling facility, fall 2012
  • Main Street – between Macklin Street & Frid Street, now a two-way cycling facility over Hwy 403, painted in November 2012
  • Burke Street in Waterdown – south side of Dundas Street (former Hwy 5), painted in 2012
  • Victoria Avenue – northbound only, between Ferrie Street & Barton Street, painted in fall 2012 
  • West 5th Street – between Mohawk College entrance (Governors Boulevard) & Mohawk Road, wider curb lanes with sharrows, painted in November 2012
  • Fall Fair Way and Bradley Avenue in Binbrook, painted in fall 2012
  • Woodward Avenue – between Beach Boulevard & Brampton Street, painted in fall 2012 
  • Fifty Road – between McCollum Road (the lakeshore) & North Service Road, painted in summer 2012 
  • Burlington Street – westbound only, between Wellington Street & Ferguson Avenue, painted in summer 2012 
  • Dundurn Street – between York Boulevard & King Street, painted in May 2012
  • A multi-use trail over Hwy 403 south of Main Street between Leland Street & Studholme Road, opened in fall 2011.  An extension of the Hamilton-Brantford Rail Trail.
  • Wilson Street Hill – between Lower Lions Club Road & Rousseaux Street, resurfacing of the bike lanes where required in fall 2011
  • Trinity Church Road – between Rymal Road & Pinehill Drive, painted in fall 2011
  • Pinehill Drive – between Dakota Boulevard & Fletcher Road, painted in fall 2011
  • Stinson Street – between Victoria Avenue & Wentworth Street, painted in fall 2011
  • Dock Service Road – between Catharine Street & Ferguson Avenue, painted in summer 2011
  • Jolley Cut – an up-bound bike lane from the start of the bridge to Concession Street, 2010/ 2011
  • Upper Wellington Street – between Stone Church Road & Rymal Road, 2010/2011
  • A multi-use trail over the QEW by the Red Hill Valley, opened in spring 2011
  • Woodward Avenue – between Brampton Street & Melvin Avenue, painted in fall 2010
  • Stone Church Road – between Garth Street & Upper James Street (the "missing link" in the full length of Stone Church Road), painted in fall 2010
  • York Boulevard – between Queen Street & James Street, painted in November 2010
  • A multi-use trail over the LINC/RHVP near Albion Falls, completed in October 2010
  • Longwood Road – between King Street & Main Street, painted in August 2010; and existing Longwood Road bike lanes resurfaced north of Franklin Avenue to Princess Point
  • Dundurn Street – between Main Street & Aberdeen Avenue, painted in May 2010
  • Paramount Drive and Winterberry Drive (north of Paramount Drive) in the Heritage Green neighbourhood
  • King Street – between Nash Road & Battlefield Drive
  • Sanders Boulevard – between West Park Avenue & Cootes Drive
  • North Service Road – a well defined cycling route, comprised of a combination of on-street bike routes, on-street painted bike lanes, and off-road multi-use trails, between Confederation Park and Fifty Point Conservation Area 
  • York Boulevard – on-street bike lanes between Dundurn Street and the City of Burlington border
  • Ferguson Avenue bike lanes, including on the new bridge north of Barton Street
  • Stone Church Road – continued implementation of on-street bike lanes implemented in many sections, including between Upper James Street and Upper Wellington Street and east of Pritchard Road
  • King Street – between Pottruff Road and Nash Road
  • Bicycle-Friendly Stairs – constructed from Kimberly Drive up to Mountain Brow Boulevard
  • Bike Racks in various BIAs
  • Eastport Drive Lift Bridge – a bicycle-friendly stairway has been built on the Hamilton side of the bridge as well as a paved trail leading from the stairway to the Beach Trail 
  • Sterling Street – on-street bike lanes
  • Longwood Road North – on-street bike and pedestrian lanes
  • Upper Paradise Road – on-street bike lanes
  • Ridge Road (McNeilly Road to the Niagara border) – new paved shoulders are narrower than planned due to site restrictions
  • Greenhill Avenue – Mount Albion Road to King Street – insufficient community support
  • Sunnyridge Road (Hwy 403 to Wilson Street) – a wider platform to accommodate paved shoulders could not be achieved at this time
  • Trinity Church Road (south of existing bike lanes to Golf Club Road) – limited funding prohibited paved shoulders
  • Mohawk Road (McNiven Road to Filman Road) – wider asphalt platform was not included in the resurfacing
  • Nash Road – insufficient community support
  • Barton Street (Nash Road to Centennial Parkway) – relocation of utilities/poles impeded the project
  • Queensdale Avenue (Upper Gage Avenue to Upper Ottawa Street) – insufficient community support