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Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants program

The Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants Program offers two grant options: the Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant and the Active Transportation Network Planning Grant.

The 2023-24 grant program will support 59 infrastructure projects and 21 network plans provincewide.

Infrastructure grants

Northern B.C.

  • Village of Burns Lake – 2024 Government St. A multi-use pathway connecting people to amenities
  • District of Chetwynd – Chetwynd 47 Avenue N.W. Extension of a sidewalk to connect to recreational amenities
  • Fort St. John – Lighting improvements for Kin Park, Surerus Park and the Hospital Trail
  • Taylor – Lone Wolf Golf Club Trails, Phase 2:  the existing multi-use pathway will be widened 
  • Northern Rockies Regional Municipality – Multi-use pathway connecting the Fort Nelson Heritage Museum and the Triple G Hideaway campground. Includes seating and rest area
  • Smithers – Cycle 16 connector trail, Phase 1 of a multi-use pathway at the west side of the Bulkley River Bridge
  • District of Houston – Jamie Baxter Park multi-use pathway to connect residential neighborhoods with downtown amenities
  • Lake Babine Nation – Sus Avenue extension of a sidewalk connecting active transportation networks, includes pedestrian rest area and traffic calming
  • Dawson Creek – Kin Park Multi-Use Path, connecting existing multi-use pathways to existing trail network
  • Vanderhoof – Victoria Street Sidewalk, extension of sidewalk connecting Burrard Avenue to Church Avenue
  • Kitimat – Haisla Boulevard Walkway Extension, Phase 1 will extend existing concrete walkway from Kingfisher Avenue to Haisla Boulevard


  • Kimberely – Multi-use pathway connecting 103 Avenue to 106 Avenue on Knighton Road
  • Nelson – New Waterfront/Trans Canada Trail Multi-Use Path with pedestrian amenities
  • East Kootenay Regional District-Electoral Area B – Highway 3 Jaffray Frontage Trail, paved path connecting Rosen Lake Road to end of West Jaffray trails
  • Fernie – Closing the Gap, extension of sidewalks to complete current pedestrian network
  • Creston – End-of-trip facilities and amenities in the Town of Creston, project to include benches, bike racks and bike repair stands
  • Revelstoke – Nichol Road Multi-use Pathway, Phase 2 of a multi-use pathway connecting city centre to mountain resort
  • Village of New Denver – Kootenay Street Active Transportation Improvements, new sidewalk with pedestrian safety improvements
  • Village of Canal Flats – Shore to Shore Pathway, Phase 1 of the multi-use pathway connecting Canal Falts to Columbia Lake

Thompson Okanagan

  • Columbia Shuswap Regional District-Electoral Area F – North Shuswap Parallel Path, Phase 1 of a multi-use pathway connecting Ross Creek Park to Lakeview Park
  • District of Peachland – Peachland to West Kelowna Multi-Use Pathway to connect Peachland to West Kelowna
  • District of Summerland – Victoria Road Active Transportation Corridor, multi-use pathway connecting to existing active transportation corridors
  • West Kelowna – Shannon Lake Road Active Transportation Corridor, bike lanes and sidewalks connecting the Westbank First Nations and the regional park trail network
  • Kelowna – Rail Trail to Greenway ATC, extension of protected bike lanes to Leckie Road and the existing multi-use pathway
  • Oliver – Enhancing Active transportation Amenities in Oliver, installation of amenities and end-of-trip facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Penticton – Lake to Lake Bike Route, section 1 of a protected bike lane
  • Salmon Arm – Downtown to Uptown Connection, multi-use pathway to replace a section of sidewalk. Will include upgraded signage and pavement markings
  • Canim Lake Band-Tsq’escen First Nations – Tsq’escan First Nation Accessible Community Multi-Purpose Trail, multi-use pathway connecting the east and main subdivisions
  • Village of Clinton – Pedestrian Improvements, sidewalk upgrades of the pedestrian corridor along Highway 97 from Cariboo Avenue to McDonal Avenue

South Coast

  • Chilliwack – Keith Wilson Corridor Improvement Project, multi-use pathway and painted bike lanes. Includes lighting, drainage and intersection safety improvements
  • Port Coquitlam – Kingsway Avenue Multi-Use Pathway connecting Coast Meridian Overpass to Kebet Way
  • Richmond – No.2 Road Multi-Use Pathway connecting Steveston Highway to Williams Road
  • New Westminster – Boyd Street Active Transportation Improvements, multi-use pathway connecting Richmond to the Queensborough Bridge. Part of TransLink’s Major Bikeway Network
  • Vancouver – Drake Street Upgrades, protected bike lanes connecting Drake Street to Pacific Boulevard
  • Delta – 116 Street and 75A Avenue Intersection Improvements, new traffic signal and bike lanes on a collector roadway that serves transit
  • Delta – Nicholson Road and Chateau Wynd Crosswalk, new actuated crosswalk with pedestrian lights
  • District of Hope, Richmond Hill Multi-Use Pathway connecting the Silver Creek neighbourhood to amenities
  • Soda Creek Indian Band-Xatsull First Nation – Multi-Use Path along Mountain House Road connecting the reservation end to end

Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands

  • Capital Regional District, Pender Island – Schooner Way-School trail, Phase 1 of a multi-use trail connecting Danny Martin Park with commercial areas
  • Capital Regional District-Salt Spring Island – Merchant Mews Pathway Project, pedestrian pathway adjacent to Upper Ganges Road
  • Capital Regional District – Regional trails Widening and Lighting Project, Phase A of the project enhances sections of the Galloping Goose Regional Trail
  • Colwood – Wale Road and Wilfert Road Intersection, intersection reconstruction to include multi-use pathway
  • Comox Valley Regional District – Royston Road Mixed-Use Path, multi-use pathway with physical separation from vehicle traffic
  • District of Sooke – Little River Multi-Use Trail, multi-use pathway connecting neighbourhoods to town centre
  • Comox – Beaufort Avenue Upgrade, sidewalk connecting Church Street to Nordin Street
  • Victoria – Gorge Road Multi-Modal Corridor Improvements, protected bike lanes and pedestrian improvements
  • Courtenay – Lake Trail Multi-Use Pathway connecting Webb Road to Lake Trail school
  • Courtenay – 5th Street Bike Lanes and Intersection Enhancements for Improved Safety, protected bike lanes connecting to the downtown core
  • Oak Bay – McNeill Avenue Active Transportation and Traffic Calming Project, Phase 1 includes shared use lanes for bikes and pedestrian safety improvements.
  • Qualicum Beach – Waterfront Bicycle Accessible Shoulder and Pedestrian Safety, bicycle-accessible shoulder along Highway 19A to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety
  • Nanaimo – Beban Labieux Trail, multi-use pathway in Beban Park connecting the existing network of trails
  • Nanaimo – Departure Bay Road South Sidewalk-Alan-A-Dale to Wardropper Park, extension of sidewalk between Alan-A-Dale Pl and Wardropper Park
  • Sooke – Active Transportation Charters Road South Streetscape, improving pedestrian crossings and creating a protected bike lane.
  • Saanich – Sinclair Road Upgrades, bike lanes and new sidewalks with multi-use pathways
  • Central Saanich – Mt Newton Pathway, Phase 1 improvements to existing pathway to make it multi-use pathways
  • Langford – Bellamy Road Multi-Use Pathway, extension of the Phelps connector trail connecting Thetis Lake Regional Park to Bellamy Link
  • Langford – Veterans Memorial Parkway Intersection Improvements, intersection improvements at Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • Port Hardy – Columbia/Huddlestan Trail Connector, sidewalk extension connecting municipal hall to existing trail network
  • Bowen Island Municipality – Multi-Use Path-Charlies Lane to Grafton Lake, Phase 4 of a multi-use path with mode separation

Network Plans

  • Daylu Dena Council – Elevating Active Transportation in Lower Post: The Wooden Sidewalk Project, plan will lay out the groundwork for adding wooden sidewalks
  • Regional District of East Kootenay – Fernie Valley Pathway, plan focuses on alignment and preliminary design of a multi-use pathway
  • North Coast Regional District – Electoral Area D Active Transportation Network Plan will include stakeholder engagement and accessibility amenities
  • Skowkale First Nation – Chilliwack River Road Multi-Purpose Walking Path, plan for a multi-use pathway to enhance the safety of pedestrians and cyclists
  • Metchosin – District of Metchosin Active Transportation Network Plan, plan to develop active transportation infrastructure in order to curb GHG emissions
  • Village of Nakusp – Nakusp Active Transportation Infrastructure Development Plan, plan to deliver a comprehensive strategic framework for accessible trail planning and construction
  • Coldstream – District of Coldstream Active Transportation Network Plan to improve connectivity and improve current multi-use pathways
  • Logan Lake – Logan Lake Active Transportation Network Plan will create a link to existing trail networks
  • Songhees Nation – Songhees Nation Active Transportation Plan will create comprehensive strategies for improving active transportation trail network
  • Tahltan Band Council – Telegraph Creek Community Walking Trails Revitalization Plan will include consultation and mapping for proposed trail networks
  • Capital Regional District-Juan de Fuca Electoral Area – Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Active Transportation Network Plan to improve public safety and access to active transportation
  • Stewart - Active Transportation Network Plan-District of Stewart to identify and prioritize projects for the active transportation network plan
  • Wiliams Lake - City of Williams Lake Active Transportation Network Plan will facilitate the development of new active transportation routes
  • Regional District of Kootenay Boundary-Electoral Area C – Christina Lake Active Transportation Network Plan and Pedestrian Bridge Design will focus on shifting active transportation users from Highway 3 to an internal trail network
  • Village of Masset – Village of Masset Active Transportation Network Plan will map key walking and cycling routes
  • Strathcona Regional District – Area C Active Transportation Network Plan will include site assessments and data collection for an implementation plan
  • Village of Cache Creek – Active Downtown Action Plan prioritizes the creation of interconnected pedestrian routes that link key destinations
  • Fort St. James partnering with Nak’azdli Whut’en – Fort St. James & Nak’azdli Whut’en Active Transportation Plan will create a network strategy for people to go between the town and reservation
  • Dawson Creek – City of Dawson Creek Transportation Master Plan will include public engagement to develop active transportation facilities and pedestrian improvements
  • North Cowichan – Sherman Road Concept Plan will develop a concept of infrastructure to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists along the Sherman Road corridor
  • Pacheedaht First Nation – Pacheedaht First Nation Active Transportation Network Plan Initiative will involve community engagement on future active transportation pathways