Last year I pedaled from Hartford to Minneapolis, MN with stops in many cities to visit community bicycle workshops like GObike Buffalo, Vulture Space, and DreamBikes (Milwaukee and Minneapolis). The ride was an adventure, but also research. How do these other cities and projects work? Does the city support the efforts? Are there bikes lanes […]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, 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.
BiCi Co.’s Program Manager, Tony Cherolis, has been cycling cross country for three weeks and just surpassed 1,200 miles. It has been a valuable tour for information gathering. As he passes through cities along the way, Tony has been visiting their community bike programs, meeting with their staff, and taking copious notes that he’s bringing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The BiCi Co. program at the Center for Latino Progress has done an amazing amount of work in just one year. On Wednesday, August 24th we celebrated those accomplishments with the individual contributors and volunteers that made it happen. Check out the photos from the Wednesday event on the BiCi Co. Facebook page. We’ll post […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We had our suspicions that the spring week of BIKE LIFE – HARTFORD! safety classes and the BIKE LIFE Festival in Heaven Skate Park would be a great event for the city, but no one was prepared for the full gravity of festival day on April 16th. We could not ask for better weather. Our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.