One of our volunteer’s (and resident) is from Copenhagen, the wonderful capital of Denmark. A city renowned for its Modern Bicycle Urbanism since 2007 and helping others do the same. Learn about Copenhagen Bicycle Urbanism by clicking here.
Marc Goldstein and Edward Pawlak, members of the West Hartford Bicycle Advisory Committee
(WHBAC), developed a questionnaire to survey the bicycling habits and attitudes of West
Hartford residents (See Appendix 1 for a copy of the survey). Members of the WHBAC
administered the survey in June 2014 at two major town events: Celebrate West Hartford and
Wheel Fun Day. A total of 240 West Hartford residents of all ages responded to the survey. Click here for full article. #Bike#Weha
We counted parked vehicles during the morning, afternoon and early evening on both sides of Sedgwick Road between Ridgewood Road and South Main Street (Figure 1). A total of 50 surveys were conducted on weekdays and weekends between September 10 and November 7, 2014 (Table 1). Please read the full report by clicking here.
An excellent study on how to do traffic calming on main street America and at the same time make the street bicycle friendly. Rethinking Streets: An Evidence-Based Guide to 25 Complete Street Transformations
If you are interested in a print version or know others that might be interested in a print or the free download, feel free to visit the same main web page: http://rethinkingstreets.com . At the bottom of the page, Select download a PDF copy, then complete brief contact form.
The West Hartford Bicycle Advisory Committee
On August 14, 2007, the Town Council of West Hartford unanimously passed a resolution creating a Bike Task Force and charged the Task Force with developing a Master Plan to make the Town a bike friendly community.
Please save the date .... our second annual WheelFun Day will take place on Sunday May 18th.
Rescheduled to Sunday June 15th
Scott Franklin worked with the West Hartford Press .. they did some excellent work digging deeper into the subject matter and the result was the attached article
Congrats! You have arrived at your destination, but what should you look for when choosing a bike rack?
1. Two points to support bicycle upright
2. Three points to secure bicycle
3. Does not damage bicycle
4. Tamper-proof grounding
5. Location that is under surveillance
Sometimes there aren't any options especially in rural towns. If you are in a metropolitan area, it's worth spending a few minutes to find a safe lock up.