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Active Transportation

AT LogoThunder Bay's Active Transportation Plan has one main goal: to help make Thunder Bay a great place to walk, bike, and roll.   

To do this, we are building cycling lanes, new multi-use trails, active living corridors, and expanding the sidewalk network. We are working with partners to educate citizens about how to share the road safely, how to ride safely, and how to prevent collisions.   

Map of bike lanes and multi-use trails: 

Thunder Bay has over 45 kilometres of multi-use trails and over 30 kilometres of bike lanes and shared lanes.
2014 Active Transportation Map   Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 4.8 MB

want to ride year-round?

The City has developed a guide to help cyclists who chose to ride year-round called “The Thunder Bay All-Weather Cycling Guide”.  The Guide covers clothing, equipment, lighting, and riding techniques.  It is available here:  

All-Weather Cycling Guide  Adobe PDF, 18 Pages, 981 KB


City Council recently approved 4.1 kilometres of new bike lanes and 3.7 kilometres of preferred cycling routes. more

Boost your riding confidence!

Safe Cycling Thunder Bay offers cycling course for everyone! Take a cycling course or join a group ride and learn how to make riding your bike better than ever. With 15 certified cycling instructors, Safe Cycling is Thunder Bay's premiere cycling education program.

Making Right Turns with Bike Lanes:

Are you wondering how to make right turns properly from bike lanes? Right Turns with Bike Lanes  Adobe PDF, 2 Pages, 580 KB

Looking for general information about bike lanes?

Bike Lanes and Shared Lanes Adobe PDF, 2 pages 460 KB

Bike Lanes / Shared Lanes Pamphlet Adobe PDF, 2 pages, 938 KB

For more information, please visit our resources page.  

Active Transportation
Address: Victoriaville Civic Centre
111 Syndicate Ave S
Thunder Bay ON P7E 6S4
Tel: (807) 625-2163
Fax: (807) 625-3588
Coordinator:     Adam Krupper