With more people biking now, cities are accelerating their scheduled projects or creating new, temporary safe cycling spaces.
And because a lot of new cyclists are part of the 60% of "interested but concerned" group, who might bike if there are safe and stress-free ways to get from point A to point B, it's more important than ever to re-think cycling maps.
For the past 3 years I've worked with Mississauga Tourism to update maps for their annual visitor guide. The process takes a few months as they finalize new and changed listings for the coming year. Read about some of the changes to this year's guide, which will be available soon.
I love travelling, and I enjoy creating maps for the tourism industry. Over the years I’ve discovered at least 5 main purposes for tourism maps: for economic development, destination marketing to tourists, marketing for tour companies and travel agents, sponsored tourist maps with ads, and city walking maps. Read more and see examples of these types of maps.