Posts Tagged ‘ bicycle ’

Milford To Install New Bike Racks — seeking input from residents

Aug 15th, 2014 | By

Milford Mayor Ben Blake announced that new bicycle racks will be installed throughout Milford in an effort to enhance the Bike-able City Initiative. While several locations at municipal buildings and beaches have been identified for the installation of new racks, the mayor is seeking the assistance of residents to help select appropriate and accessible sites for

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Walk to work, or take a bus? New jobs access maps show where you can

Apr 30th, 2014 | By

The “Jobs Access map” from the Regional Plan Association allows you to look at where you can go by car, public transportation, or bike, not to mention filter by travel time, desired industry, and worker education level.

Cyclists, Pedestrians Campaign Again For Protection On Roads

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

After years of getting tantalizingly close, advocates for pedestrians and cyclists are campaigning again to pass a “vulnerable user” law in Connecticut. The goal is to make careless motorcyclists, car drivers and truckers behave more responsibly on the highways. For more on this story, visit: Cyclists, Pedestrians Campaign Again For Protection On Roads –

Can Newtown Become A Bike Friendly Community?

May 10th, 2013 | By

It happened in his hometown of Simsbury, and Steven Mitchell thinks it can happen in Newtown too: establishing the town as a bike friendly community. The status is a designation approved through the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) based in Washington. “It’s the best thing Newtown can pursue right now,” he recalls saying to Parks

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New section of Farmington River Trail to open Thursday

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

The intersection of routes 44 and 177 near Best Cleaners is the trailhead for a new stretch of the Farmington River Trail that runs from Old River Road in Collinsville to the 44/177 juncture. It officially opens Thursday, July 28 at 9 a.m. and the public is welcome to attend the ceremony, the Canton Patch reports.

Public meeting scheduled for Regional Naugatuck River Greenway Routing Study

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

The Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley (COGCNV) is holding a public meeting for the Regional Naugatuck River Greenway Routing Study on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. at their offices at 60 N. Main St., Third Floor, Waterbury.