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  • Advocate for improved biking, walking, and mass transit infrastructure in all neighborhoods,
  • Build stronger community engagement for mobility justice, and
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Elmwood Walk Audit Findings and Recommendations

Transport Hartford and sponsors hosted two walk audits in July 2022 around the Elmwood Fastrak station — New Park Avenue — New Britain Avenue area of West Hartford and Hartford. Tucker Salls, the walk audit organizer, will present findings and recommendations at the Monday September 12th 7pm meeting of the West Hartford Pedestrian and Bicycle …

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Hartford Business Journal on Complete Streets Development

Professor Mary Donegan, a board member of Bike West Hartford, was quoted in this August 1st Hartford Business Journal story about Complete Streets development projects: Mary Donegan, a professor in urban and community studies at the University of Connecticut, said the complete streets concept has been around for awhile, but need and vision for it …

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Northeast Multimodal Transit Summit, Mon Nov 21

Transport Hartford at the Center for Latino Progress announces the 5th Annual Northeast Multimodal Transit Summit online on Monday Nov 21st, 2022 from 11:30am to 7:30pm. Learn more and register. A day of discussion on making our modes of transportation environmentally sustainable, equitable, and accessible. The Transport Hartford Academy program at the Center for Latino Progress will host the …

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UConn Crash Diagram of Driver Who Killed Pedestrian in West Hartford Center, June 2022

Kerri Provost tweeted on August 1st about the newly-released UConn Crash Data Repository diagram report on the car driver who killed pedestrian Bob Oneal in West Hartford Center on June 2, 2022. She writes: This diagram shows how Bob Oneal was killed in West Hartford Center in June 2022 as he stood on the large …

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Discover Olmsted’s Connecticut Ride, Sun Sept 25th

Bike Walk CT is hosting the next Discover CT Tour on September 25th with a focus on the 200th anniversary of Fredrick Law Olmsted’s birth in Hartford. Olmsted, the pioneering landscape architect who laid out New York’s Central Park, was a Hartford native who planned many projects in CT. He designed Walnut Hill Park in …

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Action Alert: Pedestrian Killed by Driver in Wethersfield, 40th Ped-Bike Fatality in CT 2022

Thomas Regan-Lefebvre and Kerri Provost issued this action alert for the 40th pedestrian-bicyclist killed by a motor vehicle driver in Connecticut in 2022: On Friday night July 29th, a pedestrian was killed by a driver on Silas Deane Highway, state route 99. See WFSB news coverage. Silas Deane is a five-lane speed track with widely …

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WHPBC Recommendations for New Park Ave Complete Streets Project

At its July 2022 meeting, the West Hartford Pedestrian and Bicycle Commission voted to send a letter to Town Engineer regarding the current proposed plans for the New Park Avenue Complete Streets Project. Here is the text of their July 25th letter from WHPBC Chair Ed Pawlak. Bike West Hartford encourages everyone to send more …

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Hartford Critical Mass ride, Friday Aug 26th

Thanks to Spencer for organizing! Learn more on the Meetup page for Hartford Critical Mass and their Meetup event page, or email hartfordcriticalmass@gmail.com. Hartford Critical Mass ride, Friday August 26th 2022, meet at 6:30pm at Bushnell Park carousel. A fun-filled social ride to demonstrate that streets are not just for cars. Come see what your …

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