Cycling Infrastructure Projects for the Vancouver Airport Authority

Project Description

We have been retained by The Vancouver Airport Authority for a number of projects over the past several years. These projects required a range of skills and expertise ranging from all aspects of network planning to feasibility studies, and detailed design and construction services.

  • We developed a multi-year Cycling Network Implementation Plan in 2012 for the development of improving bicycle infrastructure and amenities in and around Sea Island, where the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located.
  • As a result of the Cycling Network Implementation Plan, we developed a Cycling Network Wayfinding Plan. As part of this process, a site assessment was undertaken of the Sea Island bicycle network to identify key Sea Island and regional destinations, the primary bicycle routes to be signed, and suitable locations for directional, confirmation, and turn signage.
  • The Arthur Lang Bridge Cycling Improvements project involved the conceptual and detailed design, safety audit and construction services for improving cycling safety on the Arthur Laing Bridge. Designs included reallocating lane widths to widen existing cycling facilities, restriping, improving crossings at ramps and new signage.
  • The Russ Baker Way Pathway project involved a feasibility study, conceptual design, detailed design, and construction inspection services for the development of a high quality bicycle facility connection between the No. 2 Bridge and Wellington Crescent.

Through each of these projects to improve cycling on Sea Island, the Vancouver Airport Authority was recently named by CNN as having one of the five best airport bike path networks in the world.

Client

Vancouver Airport Authority

YVR-Bike-Paths

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