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.
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.
Fall is some of our favorite weather to be outside. Join BiCi Co. and Transport Hartford as we celebrate Connecticut on bikes, walking, and via transit. We’ve included several posters below for the upcoming events: Walktober in Hartford! – There are walks scheduled all through October. More information here from our friends at The I-Quilt […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.