Sidewalks and bike lanes on Depot Road, from Government Road to Highway 99, sidewalks and bike lanes on Third Avenue, from Bailey Street to Vancouver Street, and sidewalks and bike lanes on Westway Avenue, from Guildford to Plateau are some of the active transportation projects planned by the District of Squamish.
Highlands Way South uphill bike lane and Victoria Street bike lanes, from Loggers Avenue to Third Avenue, are also part of this plan aling with a Discovery Trail connection from Dentville to Carson Place.
Here are some other projects that are being planned.
Government Road Corridor – multiple sections require sidewalk upgrade, and some sections may require bike facility upgrades. Highest priority currently is Eagle Run Drive to Depot Road due to school travel, and District is waiting for the completion of All Ages and Abilities (AAA) Bike Route Study.
A sidewalk or multi-use path on Highlands Way North, from Boulevard to Portree Way.
Widening the Corridor Trail at the pinch point south of the Mamquam Blind Channel Bridge
Connecting the south side bike lane on Judd Road between Cottonwood Road and Government Road.
Corridor Trail lighting Clarke Drive to Valley Drive, and intersection improvements to Tantalus Road and Dowad Drive intersection to support pedestrian safety.
The District of Squamish completed an Active Transportation Plan in 2016 and has been working to implement the plan since this time. The purpose of Squamish’s Active Transportation Plan is to increase transportation choices within the community and to provide an accessible, sustainable, and efficient transportation system for all users.