This is Tony C – I was riding home from dropping off bus passes at Hartford schools for an exciting high school internship program, and I noticed what might be the single widest traffic lane in all of Hartford – Edward Street. The pavement was new and the paint was fresh, paved within the last […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bicycle Loving Friends – If you need a reason to get out and enjoy life in what can sometimes be a bleak month, we have you covered at BiCi Co. Don’t leave your friends out of the loop. Invite and share! Friday, February 10th – IceBike/Walk/Bus to Work Meetups. 7-9am at Sarah’s Coffee House in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
*** Extended to February 14th. We need more snow! *** First – What the heck is a Sneckdown? – “The snow is doing what the traffic engineers won’t do: narrowing the streets, slowing people down. It’s showing the places drivers and people don’t go. It’s creating “snowy neckdowns” or sneckdowns.” Sneckdowns are a free, low-impact traffic […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hartford is the Cradle of Cycling in the United States On Saturday, December 3rd we gathered in historic Pope Park to celebrate Hartford’s recognition as a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. The location of the celebration was intentional. Colonel Albert Pope, the Columbia Bicycle Company, the late 19th century bicycle […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
November is a busy month for bike rides and active transportation advocacy. We wanted to give you a list below of both, so you can choose where to make a difference. Just getting out and riding this time of year is a reward in and of itself, so don’t forget to enjoy the fall colors […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hartford, and the greater Hartford region, is at an infrastructure turning point. A large amount of our state’s infrastructure is approaching major renovation or reconstruction. It is exciting to see the focus at the national, state, and local level turning to sustainable and safe human scale transportation – timeline below. Now that the tide […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Remember to support BiCi Co’s Fall 2016 Membership and Fundraising Campaign. We can’t do this without you! This is Tony C. Dropping in with some thoughts from the BiCi Tour. I landed in Madison, Wisconsin yesterday and found myself in a magical land of bustling urban development, bicycle infrastructure, and feet on the street. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why BiCi Co.? – When someone asks you this question, we want you to have a bicycle basket jam packed with ready answers. Our best supporters and advocates are the individuals that love our mission and programs. One of our jobs is to keep you up to speed with why BiCi Co. makes a difference […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Traffic Skills 101 – Now Registering for October Class Sunday, October 16th, 8:30am-5:00pm BiCi Co. brings the Hartford area invaluable bicycle education. The TS101 course is comprehensive and taught by Connecticut’s most experienced instructors. Classroom instruction on vehicular cycling, bicycle handling drills, basic bicycle maintenance, and a brief on-road ride to put new knowledge directly […]Continue Reading... No Comments.