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Mark Your Calendar in 2024:

Now thru May 31st, CT Rides Drive Less Climate Challenge campaign and rewards

Tues May 14th 7-9am Bike Walk CT Hartford-area Bike-to-Work Day and FB Event Page, gather at downtown Old State House

Wed May 15th 8am Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) Committee Meeting, WH Town Council, virtual

Thur May 16th Try-It Day with Free Fastrak, sponsored by AARP and CT Rides (register by May 6th)

Sun May 19th 7am-3pm Bike Walk CT Discover Hartford Tour (registration $25-$70), begins at downtown Travelers Tower

Sun May 26th 9:30-11:30am drop by BWH Meetup at Beachland Park, 847 Quaker Lane South WH

Sun June 2nd at 12 noon, Ride with Pride sponsored by West Hartford Pride and friends, meetup at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave

Tue June 4th at 8:30 AM, Town of West Hartford Engineering Dept, New Park Avenue Streetscape Stakeholders Meeting, Elmwood Community Center auditorium, 1106 New Britain Ave, WH

Thu June 6th 6:30-8:00pm, Town of West Hartford Engineering Dept, Bicycle Plan and Facility Selection Guide Public Information Meeting, Bishops Corner Senior Center, 15 Starkel Rd, WH

Sat-Sun June 8-9th during hours TBA, Bike Safety and Free Helmet event at Celebrate West Hartford 2024, Town Hall

Sat June 8th Ride the East CT, sponsored by East Coast Greenway and Trust for Public Land, Willimantic (register $)

Sun June 9th 8am-1pm Wethersfield Bike Festival/Show/Swap Meet, with Cargo Bike Jubilee, at Hanmer School, 50 Francis St, Wethersfield

Sun June 9th 12-5pm BiCiCo Bike Life event, Hartford

Mon June 10th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Sat June 15th Bike Ride for Our Vets, starting in Norwalk CT, sponsored by CT Veterans Legal Center (register $)

Sat June 22nd 11am West Hartford Public Library Teen Bike Ride (registration required), meetup at rear of Noah Webster Library

Sun June 30th CT Masters’ Games, Cycling Criterium and Time Trials bike racing, Walnut Park, New Britain

Mon July 8th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Mon Aug 12th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Sun Sept 8th Bike Walk CT Discover Falls Village- Upper Housatonic Valley Tour (registration $)

Mon Sept 9th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Tues Oct 15th (NOT Monday) 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Tues Nov 12th (NOT Monday) 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Mon Dec 9th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Past Events in 2024:

Wed-Sat May 8-11th, Bike-Walk-Bus to Shop in West Hartford campaign, sponsored by Bike West Hartford

Friday May 10th, 9-11am Bike Safety and Free Helmet event at Charter Oak school, sponsored by BWH

Mon May 13th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room 407

Fri April 26th 10am-12:30pm Bike Tour of West Hartford with Leo Pon, CT-AMC, registration required, start at Elizabeth Park

Sat April 27th 9:30-11:30am drop-in at Bike West Hartford meetup at Wolcott Park playground, 1134 New Britain Ave

Sun April 28th 11am-1pm, Three Bridge Bike Tour of Hartford CT River Area, register online and start at Elizabeth Park

Sun April 21st all-day Smart Cycling Class at BiCiCo West, sponsored by CT-AMC, registration required

Mon April 1st 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Mon March 11th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Sat Feb 10th 11am Fun Bike Ride, starting at BiCiCo West bike shop, 616 New Park Ave

Mon Feb 12th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room 407

Wed Feb 21st 8am WH Town Council Community Planning & Econ Dev (CPED) agenda and virtual meeting link

Mon Jan 8th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force, Town Hall Room 400

Mon Jan 8th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall room TBA

Tues Jan 9th 6-7:45pm Driving Equity in Connecticut, by Ctr for Policing Equity & ACLU CT, WH Noah Webster Library

Thu Jan 18th 5:30-7:30pm Mobility Justice Networking Dinner, registration required, BiCiCo West, 616 New Park WH

Past Events in 2023:

Fri Nov 17th, 11am-12:30pm, Ribbon Cutting of Tariffville-Bloomfield Multiuse Trail, organized by Simsbury Bike

Sat Nov 18th 12pm Thanksgiving Food Donation Ride, meetup at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, with BWH and Hartford Bike Club

Sun Nov 19th, 10am-12:30pm, Ride with Leo Pon: Hartford Riverfront, sponsored by CT-AMC

Sun Nov 19th 1-3pm, World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Bushnell Park, by Watch for Me CT

Wed Dec 6th 5:30pm West Hartford Vision Zero Public Meeting #2, Noah Webster Library

Mon Dec 11th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Wed Nov 8th 4:30pm New Haven Coalition for Active Transportation Annual Networking Dinner, Gateway Comm College

Mon Nov 13th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force, Virtual meeting open to the public

Mon Nov 13th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 407

Fri Oct 27th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Sat Oct 28th 9am BWH Ride to New Bike Lanes in Downtown Hartford, meet at Elizabeth Park greenhouses

Thur Nov 2nd 5:30pm, Bike Walk CT Annual Dinner (tickets $50+) at Thomas Hooker Live, 1 Sequassen St, Hartford

Sat Oct 7th 10:30am CANCELLED Ride with Bike West Hartford in the Park Road Parade

Sat Oct 7th afternoon-to-dusk Bike to Night Fall in Bushnell Park

Tues Oct 10th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat Oct 14th 5am Hartford Bike Club 26.2 mile Sunrise Ride, starts at Capitol and Broad Street, Hartford

Sat Oct 14th 12 noon Bike West Hartford to New Britain, start at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave WH

Sun Oct 15th 9am CT Riverside Gravelish Ride, starting in Wethersfield, presented by Thomas Regan-Lefebvre

Mon Oct 16th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Tues Oct 24th TBA Park Road Safety Audit by West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force

Sun Oct 1st 11am-4pm DominGO Hartford Parkville open streets festival

Mon Oct 2nd 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force virtual meeting

Mon Sept 11th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Tues Sept 19th 5:30-7:30pm Public Meeting #1 – West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force, Town Hall Auditorium

Sat Sept 23rd POSTPONED Bike West Hartford Meetup in Wolcott Park, 1341 New Britain Ave

Wed Sept 27th 4-6pm CT Cmte of East Coast Greenway Alliance, Wickham Library, 656 Burnside Ave, East Hartford

Fri Sept 29th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Sat Sept 30th POSTPONED 9-10am New Britain Ave Walk Audit (New Park Ave to Hollywood Ave), meet at Elmwood Fastrak Station

Sat Sept 30th 9:30am onward Rotary in Motion, All Abilities Community Outing at Charter Oak Park pavilion, Manchester

Sun Sept 17th 11am-4pm DominGO Hartford Frog Hollow open streets festival

Sun Sept 17th morning Discover CT tour in Bloomfield (registration $25-$65), sponsored by Bike Walk CT

Fri Sept 1st and Sat Sept 2nd, Group Bike Rides led by BWH Ambassador Leo Pon

Mon Aug 21st 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force (longer workshop meeting), Town Hall Room 400

Fri Aug 25th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Sat Aug 26th 8:30am-4pm CT-AMC Smart Cycling Class in Simsbury with Steve Mitchell and Leo Pon

Sat Aug 26th 9-11am Lily’s Pedal Palooza bike rodeo for young cyclists and their guardians, with Bike Walk Farmington

Sun Aug 27th 9am-1pm CenterStreets open street festival, WH Center

Sun Aug 27th AM start times, 3rd Annual Tour of Bloomfield with Octagon Cycling Club ($30-$40 registration)

Sat Aug 12th 9am-6pm, Bike NYC Summer Streets Ride with BWH Ambassador Leo Pon, sponsored by CT-AMC

Mon Aug 14th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat Aug 5th 9:30am Bugbee Bike and Play, 4-mile family-friendly ride, with Bike West Hartford

Sat Aug 5th 10am CT-AMC Bike Tour of West Hartford with BWH Ambassador Leo Pon

Sun Aug 6th 10am CT-AMC Manchester-Vernon-Bolton Loop with BWH Ambassador Leo Pon

Wed Aug 9th, 9am Bike Tour of New Haven Traffic-Calming and Cycling Infrastructure with Adam Weber, State Street Station

Thu July 20th 7pm Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Phase 2 Plainville Virtual Public Meeting with CT Dept of Transportation

Mon July 24th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Fri July 28th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Thu July 13th 7pm Bishop’s Corner Pedestrian Improvements Virtual Public Meeting with CT Dept of Transportation

Sat July 15th 9:30-11:30am drop-in for Bike West Hartford Meet Up at Fernridge Park, off Fern St, WH, near playground

Sat July 15th 10am-2pm Bench Build for bus stops, meetup at Pope Park, Hartford with CT Urbanists

Fri July 7 at 7pm, POSTPONED Book Discussion — Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle, Mark Twain House

Sat July 8 8am Rocky Hill Community Bike Ride, meetup at Sweet B Cafe, 945 Cromwell Ave, Rocky Hill, with Walk-Bike Rocky HIll

Sat-Sun July 8-9, Bikepacking overnight trip with Hartford Bicycle Club and BiCiCo, space limited

Sun July 9 10am CT-AMC Farmington River Ride (20 miles) meetup in New Hartford with BWH Ambassador Leo Pon

Mon July 10th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Wed June 28th CT E-Bike Incentive Launch

Thu June 29th 6pm, Public Meeting on Asylum Avenue Traffic Calming by City of Hartford, Classical High School, 85 Woodland St

Fri June 30th 9-10am New Britain Ave Walk Audit with Bike West Hartford & State Rep. Kate Farrar, meet at Faxon Branch Library

Fri June 30th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Sat July 1st 9am CT-AMC Ride from Flower Bridge to Red’s Cafe (25 miles) with BWH Ambassador Leo Pon

Sun July 2nd 10am #HartfordBikeParty Keney Park Picnic Ride, meetup West Side Square, co-sponsored by Hartford Bike Club and Bike West Hartford

Mon June 26th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat June 24th 8am POSTPONED Rocky Hill Bike Ride, meet up at Cold Springs Plaza, 945 Cromwell Ave, sponsored by Walk-Bike Rocky Hill

Sat June 24th 8:30am Bike to New Haven and Ride the Train Back, meetup Elmwood Comm Center, sponsored by Bike West Hartford

Sun June 25th 10am POSTPONED Women’s Bicycle Day Ride meetup at Farmington Avenue Reservoir, led by Emily Oshinskie

Sun June 25th 11am-4pm DominGO Northeast open streets festival, Main St from Ashford St to Windsor St

Sat June 24th 8am (SOLD OUT) Ride the State: Connecticut, from New Haven with East Coast Greenway Alliance and partners

Wed June 21st 8am Virtual meeting of WH Town Council, Community Planning & Econ Development cmte, on Boulevard bike lanes

Sat June 17th 10am Bike Tour of West Hartford (22 miles) meetup at Elizabeth Park near greenhouses, by CT-AMC and led by Leo Pon

Mon June 12th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat-Sun June 10-11th Volunteer at Bike West Hartford bike parking and info booth at Celebrate West Hartford, Town Hall

Sat June 10th 9am Farmington Valley Trails Council member appreciation ride and picnic, East Granby

Sat June 3rd CT Trails Weekend: 8am Ride the East (Long) and 10am Ride the East (Family), from Manchester Community College

Sat June 3rd 10am-4pm Bicycle Bonanza free outdoor and indoor bike activities at Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Sat June 3rd Hartford Bike Party Summer Vibez meetup 5:30pm West Side Square, roll out 6pm, by Hartford Bike Club

Sun June 4th 9am CT-AMC 18-mile ride along Hartford Riverfront with Leo Pon, meet at Riverside Park boathouse, Hartford

Sun June 4th CT Trails Weekend: 9am Wethersfield Bike Ride (Meadows – Rocky Hill ferry – South Glastonbury), with Bike Walk Wethersfield

Mon June 5th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force virtual meeting

Fri May 26th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Mon May 22nd 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Fri May 19th 7am Bike To Work Day meetup BiCiCo West (616 New Park Ave) group ride to event by BikeWalkCT at Old State House, Hartford

Wed May 17th 6:50pm Ride of Silence, meetup at Mansfield Community Center, Storrs CT

Sat May 13th 12:30pm Pedal through the Meadow ride, meetup at Heirloom Market, Wethersfield CT

Sat May 13th 9am Clean-Up with Kate Farrar, Elmwood neighborhood, meetup at Faxon Branch Library, 1073 New Britain Ave

Tues May 9th 5-7pm Intro to Bike Camping Workshop by BiCiCo and Hartford Bike Club, 616 New Park Ave WH

Mon May 8th 9am BikeWalkCT Legislative Update with State Senator Christine Cohen, Transportation Cmte Chair

Mon May 8th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sun May 7th 10am, CT-AMC group ride with Leo Pon, Farmington River Valley Ride, 20 miles

Sun May 7th 10am Bicycles on Main Parade, Wethersfield CT

Sat May 6th 10am CT-AMC group ride with Leo Pon, Newington Fastrak to Shuttle Meadow Reservoir, 19 miles

Fri April 28th 6:30pm Hartford Critical Mass ride led by CT Urbanists, meet at Bushnell Park carousel

Tues April 25th 10am CT-AMC 22-mile West Hartford Bike Tour, meet at Elizabeth Park greenhouses

Sat Apr 22nd 8:30am Earth Day and BiCiCo West Birthday 10-mile ride, meet up at 616 New Park Ave, WH

Mon April 17th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat April 15th 7pm “Women Don’t Cycle” film SECOND screening at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, West Hartford

Mon April 10th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall Room 400

Sat April 1st 7pm “Women Don’t Cycle” film screening at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, West Hartford

Fri March 31st – End date for fare-free Connecticut public transit buses, unless state government approves extension

Mon March 20th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall

Mon March 13th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Town Hall

Mon Feb 13th 7pm CANCELED West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting

Mon Feb 13th 5pm West Hartford Vision Zero Task Force meeting, Town Hall

Sat Feb 11th 7-8:30pm “The Street Project” Watch Party and Discussion at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, WH

Sat Feb 11th 12 noon, Bus Stop Bench Build with CT Urbanists, meet up at Colt Park

Sun Feb 5th 5-6pm BikeWalkCT Statewide Zoom Meeting: The Street Project & Action Steps

Thu Feb 2nd 6-8pm WH Center Infrastructure Design Presentation and Open House, Town Hall Auditorium

Mon Jan 30th 5:30pm Asylum Avenue Traffic Calming Public Info Meeting by City of Hartford, 224 Farmington Ave (Ecospace) or virtual

Sun Jan 29th 11am Asylum Avenue Walk Audit with CT Urbanists, beginning at corner of Asylum and Prospect Ave

Sat Jan 21st 11am Hartford Ghost Shoes pedestrian memorial setup and ride by CT Urbanists, starts in Bellevue Park Square

Mon Jan 9th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Elmwood Community Center

Past Events in 2022:

Thu June 15th RESCHEDULED West Hartford Pride Ride, meetup 5:45pm at LaSalle and Arapahoe parking lot, with HGLHC and Trek Newington

Tues Dec 13th 11am-12:30pm Bike-Pedestrian Subcommittee meeting, Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), remote only

Mon Dec 12th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Elmwood Community Center

Sun Dec 4th 10am meetup Northhampton MA All Bodies on Bikes Western MA causal ride led by BiCiCo’s Jacob Sheppard-Saidel

Sun Nov 20th 1pm meetup Parkville Market for Thanksgiving food donation bike ride to the Free Center, 460 New Britain Ave, Hartford

Mon Nov 21st, 11am-7:30pm, Transport Hartford hosts online 5th Annual Northeast Multimodal Transit Summit

Thu Nov 17th 6-7:30pm, “The Bicycle Game” open reception for interactive exhibit at CT Historical Society, Elizabeth Street. Register by Nov 11th.

Sat Nov 5th 10am-1pm Bike Donation Day at BiCiCo West, 616 New Park Ave, West Hartford

Mon Nov 7th 7pm West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Elmwood Community Center

Fri Oct 28th meet 6:30pm, roll 6:45pm Critical Mass ride at Bushnell Park Carousel, with costumes encouraged!

Fri Oct 28th deadline for public comment on the Town of West Hartford Center Infrastructure Plan

Sun Oct 23rd 3:30pm Ghost Shoes (Bob O’Neal memorial installation) at intersection of Farmington Ave and Main St, WH by Connecticut Urbanists

Sun Oct 23rd 10am-3pm DominGO! open streets event on Main Street in Hartford. Join feeder ride to the event at 10am at Tisane’s, 537 Farmington Avenue in Hartford’s West End

Tues Oct 11th 7pm (not Monday this month) West Hartford Pedestrian-Bicycle Commission monthly meeting, Elmwood Community Center

Sun Oct 2nd 9am self-supported CT Gravelish 60-mile ride, register at https://www.bikereg.com/gravelish, begins in Wethersfield CT

Sun Oct 2nd NEW DATE: Join any of our Group Ride-Ins in the late afternoon to the magical Night Fall performance at Elizabeth Park, Hartford side. Go on Fern St to North Beacon St to enter BiCiCo bike valet near playground. Wear your helmet bring picnic food, blanket, water, warm clothing, bike lock, and lights to ride back home in the dark.

Sat Oct 1st Hartford Bike Party “Fill the Little Food Pantries” Ride part 2. Meetup 2:30pm, roll out 3pm from Tisane’s Cafe Patio (537 Farmington Ave). Bring non-perishable foods (especially proteins like peanut butter, tuna, canned soups/stews/beans), boxed foods, and hygiene products.

Sat Oct 1st CANCELLED due to weather Ride with Bike West Hartford in the Park Road Parade, West Hartford

Fri Sept 30th 6:30pm Hartford Critical mass ride, meet at Bushnell Park Carousel

Sat Sept 24th Hartford Bike Party “Fill the Little Food Pantries” Ride part 1. Meetup 5pm, roll out 5:15pm from WestSide Square food truck park. Bring non-perishable foods (especially proteins like peanut butter, tuna, canned soups/stews/beans), boxed foods, and hygiene products.

Sun Sept 25th DOUBLE HEADER: DominGO! open streets on Park Street in Hartford (9am-3pm, rescheduled from July) and BikeWalkCT Discover Olmsted’s Connecticut bike tour (8am-4pm, with routes from New Britain into Hartford to overlap with DominGO! Park Street)

Sat Sept 17th 10am-12pm Fair Housing Past & Present: West Hartford Bike Tour and Lunch Discussion (register online), 616 New Park Avenue

Fri Sept 16th, 4-10pm New Haven Grand Prix downtown bicycle race and street festival

Thu Sept 1st, 7pm “The Street Project” Film and discussion on bike-ped safety at Real Art Ways, Hartford

Sun Aug 28th 8am Octagon Cycling Club 2nd Annual Tour of Bloomfield CT, starting from Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center, 390 Park Avenue, Bloomfield

Sat Aug 27th 6:30pm gathering, 7pm roll out for Hartford Bike Party!, starting from Bushnell Park Carousel

Fri Aug 26th 8pm (NEW TIME due to storms) Hartford Critical mass ride, meet at Bushnell Park Carousel

Fri Aug 26th 2pm Special Public Meeting with WH Ped-Bike Comm and Town Engineers on New Park Avenue Complete Streets, WH Town Hall Room 314

Wed Aug 24th 6pm (new time) Wheels on Wednesdays ride, meet at the north parking lot in Fernridge Park for Orange Loop ride

Thu Aug 18th 5:30pm BikeWalkCT Summer Social at Witchdoctor Brewing in Southington, CT

Wed Aug 3rd 7pm Wheels on Wednesdays ride, meet at WH Town Hall parking lot near flag pole

Sat July 30th 7pm Hartford Bike Party! meet at Elizabeth Park gazebo

Sat July 23rd 10am-12pm Transport Hartford Walk Audit at Elmwood Fastrak

Wed July 13th 6-6:30pm Ride to Elizabeth Park Concert

Wed July 13th 7pm Wheels on Wednesdays ride, meet at WH Town Hall parking lot near flag pole