Types of Bike Routes

Type of Bike Route


Trail or bike path (off road)

Side (local) roads (quieter streets, off major roads)


Side (local) roads, marked as bike routes

Side (local) roads with traffic calming measures  

Shared major street – bikes and cars

Major street, marked with bike symbols  

Major street with marked bike lanes


Major street with buffered bike lanes



Major street with bike lane separated from traffic by a

physical barrier or row of parked cars