Data & References

 Data  Source
 Street intersections  City of Vancouver, Data Catalogue
 Public Streets  City of Vancouver, Data Catalogue
 Bikeways  City of Vancouver, Data Catalogue
 Topography (DEM)  DMTI, 2002
 Dissemination Blocks  Statistics Canada, 2006
 Local area boundaries  City of Vancouver, Data Catalogue
 Parks (polygons)  City of Vancouver, Data Catalogue

The above lists all  the data used in my maps. Separated bike lanes and bike rental businesses were digitized myself with the aid of Translink and Google Maps, respectively. Colorbrewer was also used for the bikeability maps.  Special thanks to Joey Lee and Brian Klinkenberg for helpful feedback and advice!


Bachand-Marleau, J., Lee, B. H., & El-Geneidy, A. M. (2012). Better Understanding of Factors Influencing Likelihood of Using Shared Bicycle Systems and Frequency of Use. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board2314(1), 66-71.

City of Vancouver. (2012). Transportation 2040. Retrieved from

City of Vancouver. (2013). City of Vancouver Public Bike Share System. Retrieved from

City of Vancouver. (n. d.) Data Catalogue. Retrieved from

García-Palomares, J. C., Gutiérrez, J., & Latorre, M. (2012). Optimizing the location of stations in bike-sharing programs: A GIS approach. Applied Geography35(1), 235-246.

Winters, M., Brauer, M., Setton, E. M., & Teschke, K. (2013). Mapping bikeability: a spatial tool to support sustainable travel. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design40(5), 865-883.


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