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City of Winnipeg

Winnipeg Transit

Active Transportation


Active Transportation plays an important part in the success of Rapid Transit. Stage 1 of the Southwest Transitway saw Active Transportation paths built in the Fort Rouge Yards, on Brandon Avenue, Donald Street, and Stradbrook Avenue. Stage 2 of the Southwest Transitway will include new active transportation facilities along the total length of the Transitway, including connections to the existing active transportation network within the area. To see the Active Transportation route network along Stage 2 of the Southwest Transitway click on the map below.


Stage 1 Southwest Transitway active transportation included:

  • A major upgrade of the South Winnipeg Parkway (along the west bank of the Red River between The Forks/Queen Elizabeth Way and Osborne & Glasgow)
  • Active transportation paths through the Fort Rouge Yards between Osborne & Glasgow and Jubilee Avenue
  • Active transportation path linking the Assiniboine Avenue Cycle Track, Queen Elizabeth Way, Harkness Station, and Osborne Station via Stradbrook Avenue and Donald Street
  • Canopy-protected bike racks and bike lockers at Harkness, Osborne, Fort Rouge, and Jubilee Stations
  • Installation of bike racks on 30 Rapid Transit buses (seasonally from May 1st – October 31st)
Active Transportation Path (at Jubilee) heading north through the Ft Rouge Yards Active Transportation Path running parallel to the Transitway heading north to Ft Rouge Station Bike racks on designated Rapid Transit buses 30 Bike racks are installed on RT wrapped buses between May 1st and October 31st Active Transportation Path heading south from Ft. Rouge Station 2
Lockers available at Ft. Rouge, Osborne, & Harkness Station, Osborne Junction, & Taylor Park & Ride Bike lockers are available on a "first-come, first-served" basis Slide your back tire in first so your handlebars are at the front of the locker Remember to bring a lock - Bike lockers accommodate a U-lock style lock "U" style bike racks available at Ft. Rouge Station, Osborne Station, and Harkness Station