Draft Bicycle Facilities Plan
The Town of West Hartford is in the process of developing a Bicycle Facilities Plan. As component of the Town’s Complete Street Policy, the Bicycle Facilities Plan is defined as a comprehensive plan and accompanying map that identifies a vision and framework for bicycle facility improvements to implement a continuous and easily accessible bicycle route network within and through the Town.
The Department of Community Services has prepared the following draft plan and draft network map based on research of best practices from the National Association of City Transportation Officials, the American Planning Association, peer communities and collaboration with the West Hartford Bicycle Advisory Committee. As part of the public outreach process, the following online survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LWCD6R5) was developed to collect information on:
- Who is biking?
- Why are people biking?
- How often are people biking?
- What type of bicycle facilities are preferred?
- What are the major deterrents to bicycle in town? and
- Where bicycle facility improvements are needed?