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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.

Join us to become a supporting member of Bike West Hartford, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contact our Board to learn more.

Recent Posts

Join our Group Ride-Ins to Night Fall, Sat Oct 1st 2022

Join any of our group bike or e-scooter ride-ins to the free magical Night Fall performance, located this year on the Hartford side of Elizabeth Park. Enter from Fern Street to North Beacon Street to arrive at the BiCiCo free bicycle valet parking near the Ana Grace Love Wins playground. The event begins at 6pm …

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One-Day Workshops on WH Center Infrastructure Plan, Wed Sept 21st

The Town of West Hartford welcomes public input on the WH Center Infrastructure Plan during its one-day workshops on Wednesday September 21st. See also the official project web page, Michael Walsh’s Aug 25th story in CT Insider, Ronni Newton’s Sept 6th story in We-Ha.com, and Jay Stange’s Sept 12th op-ed essay. We need your input! …

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Hartford Bike Party “Fill the Little Food Pantries” Rides, Sat Sept 24th and Sat Oct 1st

Hartford Bike Party and Bike West Hartford are teaming up to organize two rides with a cause this fall! Join our “Fill the Little Food Pantries” rides on Saturday Sept 24th (West End of Hartford and West Hartford) and Saturday October 1st (Hartford North End to Night Fall event at Elizabeth Park). Bring non-perishable foods …

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West Hartford Receives $1.5M CT Funds for Park Road Reconstruction

Michael Walsh reports in the Sept 17th edition of CT Insider that the Town of West Hartford will receive $1.5 million in state bond funds to reconstruct Park Road. He writes: John Paindiris, who owns Effie’s Place Family Restaurant on Park Road and is president of the Park Road Association, said these upgrades are much-needed…. …

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Let’s Make West Hartford Center Safer and More Productive Without Spending a Ton of Money

Jay Stange, an advocate for non-motorized transportation and supporting member of Bike West Hartford, authored this Sept 8th op-ed essay in We-Ha.com that calls for improving the design of West Hartford Center. See also Ronni Newton’s prior article about the Wednesday September 21st design workshops on West Hartford Center. In his op-ed, Jay writes: …Our …

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Fair Housing Past & Present Bike Tour and Lunch Discussion, Sat Sept 17th

How have struggles over racism and affordable housing shaped West Hartford in the past — and continue into the present day? Join us for a bicycle tour followed by a lunch discussion on Saturday September 17th 2022 from 10am – 12pm, beginning and ending at 616 New Park Avenue, West Hartford CT. Local historians and …

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WH Engineers Respond to WHPBC on New Park Avenue Complete Streets

The Town of West Hartford Engineering Division sent this Sept 2nd response to the WH Pedestrian and Bicycle Commission (WHPBC) regarding their August 26th public meeting to discuss the New Park Avenue Complete Streets Project, funded by $3.8 million in state grants. The WHPBC requested the public meeting in their July 25th letter with specific …

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Rail with Trail in Connecticut, Long Overdue

Although Tony Cherolis is on his long-distance bike tour in the Midwest, he continues to keep us informed about Connecticut bike-pedestrian policy, which we greatly appreciate. Read Tony’s Sept 2nd op-ed in CT News Junkie about Rail with Trail in CT. Here’s an excerpt: One unassuming paragraph in Connecticut’s 2022 legislation will have a big …

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