Motorcycle Parking – Do’s & Don’ts


Motorcycle Parking Do

  • In Vancouver:
    • Motorcycles can park for free where indicated by city signage;
    • Motorcycles parked in designated metered spots pay a discounted meter rate;
    • Motorcycles parked in non-designated metered spots pay 50% using PaybyPhone (where available)
    • Motorcycles can share metered spots – as many as can fit within the lines.
      • Payment by coin at the meter covers all motorcycles parked therein
      • PaybyPhone covers one bike only.
    • Burnaby permits only 3 motorcycles to share a spot.


Motorcycle Parking Don't

  • Unless otherwise signed, Vancouver By-Law (No. 2849) makes it illegal to stop or park:
    •  on a crosswalk AND
    • within 6 metres of either side of a crosswalk
    • on a sidewalk or sidewalk crossing
    • on a boulevard, traffic island or traffic circle

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