Think about how many jobs exist within a walkable two-mile radius of the corner of Park and Main Street in Hartford. That includes most of Downtown, but doesn’t reach the West End, East Hartford, West Hartford Center, Windsor, or Wethersfield. Now expand that radius to five miles, an easy biking distance in the same thirty […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
BikeLIFE! – Hartford Bicycle Festival: Hartford School’s Spring Break Week, Mon-Sat, April 9-14th The BikeLIFE! – Hartford Festival is back for a 3rd straight year! This year’s going to be bigger and better then ever. Registration is open for youth (8-19 years old) and for a cohort of awesome volunteers. As in years past, the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Get in on BikeLIFE! (1) Register and pay $20; (2) Complete a bicycle safety class during the week; (3) Pick up your helmet, lock, lights, and bike on Saturday, April 14th At BiCi Co, we’re all about that Hartford #BikeLIFE! All over the city, all over our world. We trade parts and make friends. The challenge […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to everyone for attending the WTF 2.0 meeting! Great conversation and action points to jump start action. The WTF workshops will kick off next Monday, February 5th, from 6pm-7pm and will continue each 2nd and 4th Monday. The first Monday of each the month will be an Action Team planning meeting. The next meeting […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERSHIP LINK – OR – MAKE A CONTRIBUTION OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT Friends and Supporters of BiCi Co. – We are on track to finish out another fruitful year for the BiCi Co. programs at the Center for Latino Progress. With your help and support, BiCi Co. has been able to exceed the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We pick up steam when the temperature drops. Check out the long list of BiCi Co. and Transport Hartford events coming up in December and January. Don’t be a scrooge. Share this list with you friends that love bicycles and multimodal transportation. Wednesday, December 6th – City of Hartford Bicycle Plan Public Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Both the BiCi Co. and Transport Hartford Programs have an exciting month of events lined up for our friends – new and old. Check out the list below and invite others to share the love of active transportation, biking, walking, and transit. Multimodal transportation in the Hartford region links us up with increased mobility, a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Heads up to our bicycling friends in Hartford – The Hartford Business Improvement District Ambassadors now offer free emergency roadside assistance to bicyclists with a flat tire, dropped chain, or loose bolts. You will need to come over to BiCi Co. for anything more complicated and for tuneups, but now you will have one less […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It can be unbearably frustrating how slow street, transit, and built environment projects take. CTfastrak was a concept that germinated 30 years ago. We have been talking about the I-84 Project for years, and it is planned to start in 2022 – five years away. How can we make changes RIGHT NOW that improve our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
First – The BIKELIFE Festival was amazing. Check out the photos here. Heaping thanks to all the volunteers and mechanics that helped make this 2nd Annual spring break event possible for Hartford youth and teens. Coupling bicycle safety training with fun, efficient, and independent transportation changes the game for our future leaders. Second – May […]Continue Reading... No Comments.