- Bike Walk Connecticut Resources
Bike Walk Connecticut is a member-supported non-profit organization whose mission is to change the culture of transportation through advocacy and education to make bicycling and walking safe, feasible and attractive for a healthier, cleaner Connecticut. Just a few of the ways that Bike Walk Connecticut fulfills its mission are by doing extensive advocacy in the state, holding an Annual Summit and coordinating the Discover Hartford Bicycle Tour in Connecticut’s Capital city.
- League of American Bicyclists’ Resources
The League of American Bicyclists’ mission is to promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. Its Bicycle Friendly America program is a tool for states, communities, businesses and universities to make bicycling a real transportation and recreation option for all people. Connecticut’s Capitol Region boasts two Bicycle Friendly Communities, Simsbury and South Windsor, which have attained Silver and Bronze-respectively-designations.
- CT DOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Dashboard Features
CT DOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Dashboard provides access to a wide array of resources and links, including: an interactive statewide bicycle map; a posting site to report accidents and unsafe biking locations; the 2009 Connecticut Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan and the Department’s Complete Streets Report; meeting notices and agendas for the CT Bicycle and Pedestrian Board; relevant Connecticut laws; Share the Road information; and more.
- CTRides Gets Connecticut to Work
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has developed a family of commuter services designed to meet the needs of Connecticut commuters. CTrides helps commuters find the best way to get to work or school and offers information and resources for travel options throughout Connecticut. CTrides offers carpools, vanpools, bus, train, biking/walking and telecommuting solutions.
CTrides also provides special tools and programs to make it easy to find the best commuting match:
- Comprehensive website
- Customer service assistance on schedules, fares and routes
- Customized trip planning
- Commuter reward programs
- Trial ride passes
- Guaranteed ride home
- Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging
Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging is the non-partisan, public policy and research office of the Connecticut General Assembly. For more than twenty years, the Legislative Commission on Aging has served as an effective leader in statewide efforts to promote choice and dignity and to enhance the quality of life for Connecticut’s older adults and persons with disabilities. Through the livable communities initiative, Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging is providing information and inspiration for community leaders to shape places that can support Connecticut residents across the lifespan. Livable communities offer affordable, accessible and diverse housing and transportation options and public spaces and buildings, supportive community features and services, and vibrancy and opportunities for community engagement.