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  • Advocate for biking, walking, and mass transit infrastructure and mobility justice across all neighborhoods in West Hartford,
  • Build stronger engagement with biking, walking, and mass transit across our local and regional communities;
  • Connect with activists and organizations pursuing complementary goals in the Hartford region and Connecticut.

Recent Posts

Volunteer with BWH at Celebrate, June 8-9th

Sign up to volunteer with Bike West Hartford at the Celebrate West Hartford festival at Town Hall on Sat-Sun June 8-9th, 2024. Thank you and tell us your size in the sign-up form above to receive a free Bike West Hartford t-shirt (while supplies last)! Bike West Hartford Info Booth, 2023 Bike West Hartford free […]

WH Public Library Teen Bike Ride, Sat June 22nd

Get outdoors and celebrate the 2024 Summer Reading Theme “Adventure Begins at Your Library” with a fun 6-mile bike ride starting at ending at the Noah Webster Library! Open to teens ages 13+ and adults! Participants must register online, with an adult signing a waiver, to join our free and fun West Hartford Public Library […]

#HartfordBikeParty Putnam Bridge Loop, Sun May 26

Thank you to over 50 cyclists who joined our free and fun #HartfordBikeParty Putnam Bridge 20-Mile Loop group bike ride on Sunday May 26th 2024 (Memorial Day weekend), co-sponsored by Bike West Hartford and Hartford Bicycle Club. Check out Leo Pon’s FB photos and Robert Gursky’s short YouTube video! Meet up at 1pm at Elizabeth […]

Meetup at Beachland Park, Sun May 26th

Bike West Hartford’s next meetup to build friendship and strengthen community will be on Sunday May 26th 2024. Drop by anytime 9:30-11:30am at Beachland Park, 847 Quaker Lane South, West Hartford. Meet at the tables near the playground area for light snacks, hot coffee, and friendly conversation. We’d love to chat about your upcoming biking […]

Ride with Pride, Sun June 2nd

Register online for the free and fun West Hartford Pride group bike ride on Sunday June 2nd 2024, led by Grand Marshals Tracey Wilson & Beth Bye, co-sponsored by The Health Collective, BiCi Co community bike shop, and Bike West Hartford. Meet up at 12 noon at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, West Hartford. […]

Jason Wang Op-Ed: Re-Imagining Our Town Center Begins With Re-Imagining Parking

Read Jason Wang’s May 12th op-ed in We-Ha.com, “Re-Imagining Our Town Center Begins With Re-Imagining Parking,” where he watched parking spaces in front of several stores in West Hartford Center on a Saturday afternoon and found:” – During those 2 hours, 0 people parked in any of the 7 storefront spaces and walked in. Again, […]

NBC TV 30 News on #BikesMeanBusiness

Watch Jeremy Chen’s NBC TV 30 May 10th news report on our Bike+Walk+Bus to Shop in West Hartford campaign to improve people-centered road design, including interviews with Rick Thibodeau, Sandy Fry, and Jennifer Boyd.

Active Learning Bike Safety Launched at Charter Oak School

Bike West Hartford volunteers partnered with Charter Oak International Academy public school to launch our Active Learning Stations for bike safety and free helmets on Friday May 10th 2024, funded by a grant from the CT Department of Transportation and the Capital Regional Council of Governments. “We appreciate partnering with Bike West Hartford to create […]

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