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Cycling in Medicine Hat

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Cycling Master Plan

Cycling is a popular form of commuting in Medicine Hat. The development of proper cycling infrastructure and amenities, coupled with sound policies that view cycling as an integral part of urban renewal, can increase the number of cyclists and the numerous benefits associated with it.

For more information on Medicine Hat's Cycling Master Plan, view the full document below.

Bike SMART

Cyclists and motorists have a joint responsibility to safely share the road with each other. To find out more about cycling, including safety tips, how to use bike lanes and an up-to-date bicycle lane map, select the link below.

Bicycle Lanes
 
Bicycle lanes have been established in Medicine Hat along many thoroughfares including:
  • South Railway Street (South Flats) 
  • 12 Street NE / NW
  • A section of Division Avenue North
  • A section of College Drive SE

Additional Information:

Medicine Hat Police Cycling Safety: 
http://www.saferoads.alberta.ca/communication/communication-print-resources.html#Back%20to%20School

Alberta Transportation Drivers Guide:
www.transportation.alberta.ca/2046.htm

Traffic Safety for Motorists, Pedestrians and Cyclists: 
www.albertahealthservices.ca/4952.asp

Bicycle Safety Checklist: 
www.kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/bike_safety.html

Bicycle Tips and Rules for Parents: 
www.mychildsafety.net/bicycle-child-safety.html

CAA Bike Safety:
http://bikesafety.caa.ca/cyclists/

 

 

For more information contact:
Municipal Works Department
403.529.8177
mw@medicinehat.ca

 

 

Click here to view our Bike SMART brochure