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7th Avenue Greenway

The District of Mission has launched the design process for the 7th Avenue Greenway, a 6.5 km route for people walking, wheeling and cycling. The future greenway will support all forms of active transportation and recreation, including walking, cycling, skateboarding, rollerblading, and people using strollers or other mobility aids.

The 7th Avenue Greenway is being developed as part of the District’s commitment to providing convenient and safe mobility options and making it easier for people of all ages and abilities to walk, wheel or cycle.

The greenway is an extension of the existing East Mission Heritage Greenway and will provide a continuous connection Wren Street in the west to Dewdney Trunk Road in the east. The greenway includes three segments, with the design process focusing on the east and west segments.

  • West Segment: 7th Avenue between Wren Street and Fraser River Heritage Park
  • Existing Segment: Existing pathways within Fraser River Heritage Park (no changes planned)
  • East Segment: Residential streets between Fraser River Heritage Park and Dewdney Trunk Road
The corridor was selected based on its direct and relatively flat east-west connection all the way across the District and proximity to school, parks, community facilities, and commercial businesses.

We want to hear from the Mission community as we develop design options for the 7th Avenue Greenway. Throughout the design process, we will keep you informed, listen to community aspirations and concerns, and report back on how community input was used to influence the design options. Let’s work together to create a greenway that is safe, comfortable, and accessible for people of all ages and abilities!

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Project Timelines & Reports

Read about the 7th Avenue Project Timeline:

Design Process Launch & Community Visioning - Current

We will consult with stakeholders and the public on key priorities for the future greenway.

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Design Options & Community Engagement - Spring 2021

We will develop two design options for the 7th Avenue Greenway. Stakeholders and the public will be consulted again for feedback on the design options.

Refine and Confirm Preferred Design - Spring 2021

Based on feedback from stakeholder and the public, we will refine the design and select a preferred design

Detailed Design - Summer 2021

We will develop the detailed design for the 7th Avenue Greenway. This is where the full cost of the greenway is projected.

Construction - 2022

The timeline for construction is unknown at this time but is anticipated to begin in 2022, pending Council approval.