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Report bike crashes and road hazards: Link to CTDOT website

Learn how to become a Bicycle Friendly Community
Contact Information:

Emily Hultquist

Senior Planner and Policy Analyst

860-522-2217 x219


The Case for a Walkable Bikeable Region:
learn why investments in walking and biking are key to our region’s success.

December 15, 2011: Workshop on How to Tap Underutilized Funding

Follow the links below to learn more about CRCOG Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee:  CRCOG is responsible for bicycle and pedestrian planning for the region.  This planning is overseen by the Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee, a subcommittee of the CRCOG Transportation Committee.  The Committee meets on a quarterly basis.

Pedestrian Plan/Bicycle Plan:  As part of its overall transportation planning responsibilities, CRCOG is responsible for developing the region’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Plans. 

Active Transportation Initiative:  The Active Transportation Initiative seeks to move the Pedestrian/Bicycle Plan forward to implementation, to position the region to take advantage of evolving funding sources, and to raise the awareness of biking and walking as important modes of transportation.

The Four “E’’s”:  Studies and experience in other regions have demonstrated that, in order to be successful, a Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan must include strategies in the four “E’s”, Engineering, Education, Encouragement, and Enforcement.  Follow the links below to find resources and to learn about regional progress in each of these areas.

Nuride: Consider starting an account with Nuride to log in your bicycle commuter miles and earn rewards for your pedal power!  By choosing to commute via bicycle, you will not only save money and improve your health, but you will also earn rewards through this free online program. For more information, follow this link: Nuride

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