Author name: Bike West Hartford

Register for Free Smart Cycling Class, April 21

Register at CT-AMC Bicycling Events. Thank you to Bike West Hartford Ambassador Leo Pon and CT Appalachian Mountain Club for sponsoring the 15 free slots in this Smart Cycling class, and to Jacob Sheppard-Saidel for serving as the instructor! Free Smart Cycling Class, Sunday April 21st 2024, 9am-5pm Location: BiCiCo West community bike shop, 616 […]

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Mobility Justice Networking Dinner: Slides and Video

SOLD OUT for our Mobility Justice Networking Dinner on Thursday, January 18th 2024 from 5:30-7:30pm at BiCiCo West community bike shop, 616 New Park Ave, West Hartford. For this pay-what-you-can event, we recommend donating $10-25 to help us cover dinner costs. 48 people registered and that’s our limit! We’re gathering advocates across the Capital Region

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Fatal Crash: Driver Kills Pedestrian on Albany Avenue, West Hartford

Updated: On Saturday January 6th 2024, a driver struck and killed a pedestrian on Albany Avenue near Mohegan Drive in West Hartford, according to this CT Insider news brief. While we do not yet know details about this crash, we offer our condolences to the victim’s family and call upon town leaders to take action.

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Michael Walsh: Map of 2023 WH Driver Crashes with Walkers and Cyclists

Reporter Michael Walsh has written several important news stories on road safety, and also compiled this interactive map of West Hartford driver crashes with pedestrians and cyclists for 2023 to date. Click on red markers on the map to read about each crash, based on his reporting and police data submitted to the CT Crash

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Buffered Bike Lanes on portion of South Quaker

We thank the Town of West Hartford Engineering Department for adding buffered bike lanes to a 0.4-mile portion of South Quaker Lane (between Flatbush and Talcott), as part of its regular milling and repaving scheduling, in compliance with the Town’s Complete Streets policy. We also thank the West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission (PBC) for recommending improvements

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Post-Thanksgiving Ride with Leo, Sun Nov 26th

Register at CT-AMC Bicycling for these events led by Bike West Hartford Ambassador Leo Pon: Sun Nov 26th 2023 10am Bike Greater BDL – Social ride, 10-12 mph. A new 21 mile ride covering the Bradley International Airport perimeter, International Drive, and the East Granby countryside. We’ll stop by the Connecticut Fire Academy and the Rainbow Reservoir

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