Did you know? Private passenger vehicle emissions make up 55 percent of Whistler's climate footprint.
Whistler has many car-free ways to get around:
The Valley Trail also serves as a bike lane away from highway traffic. It is snow-cleared in the winter and many residents choose to bike all year round.
It's not difficult to purchase a bike in Whistler. There are several retailers in Whistler as well as bikes for sale for reasonable prices on buy and sell websites and social media. Don't forget to purchase a sturdy lock for your bike as well.
In British Columbia, provincial law requires all cyclists to wear a helmet and high visibility clothing is recommended.
Transit and shuttle buses
Whistler Transit operates multiple bus routes with frequent service within Whistler, including three free shuttles. Bus passes can be purchased daily, monthly, semi-annually and annually for the greatest savings. Kids ride free all year long while travelling with a fare-paying adult.
Travel between Whistler and Vancouver without a car is easy and convenient thanks to multiple shuttle bus services that operate year round. From Whistler to downtown Vancouver or Vancouver International airport- there are several options to meet your needs.
Car-pool passes for Day Lots 4 and 5 are available for purchase by Whistler residents and employees. Find more information about Car-pool passes.
There are also rideshare apps and websites that are very popular for arranging trips between Whistler, Squamish and Vancouver where a seat can be secured for a price that usually equals a portion of fuel costs. There are currently no ride-hailing services (Uber, Lyft) permitted to operate anywhere in British Columbia.
There is currently one car-sharing company in Whistler- Zipcar. Cars can be rented hourly or longer with a membership. Rates include insurance and gas.
Whistler's Valley Trail stretches from the Cheakamus Crossing/ Function Junction to Emerald neighbourhoods and provides a traffic-free route connecting all of Whistler's neighbourhoods. Reduce stress and achieve your fitness goals while taking in Whistler's pristine views.
Plan your trip using the extensive maps available at whistler.ca/Maps