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Bicycle and Pedestrian Dashboard
(Share this page's direct link with a friend or coworker: www.ct.gov/dot/bikeped)
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  Get Out and Ride!
  
  See below for great safety tips.
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Connecticut Bicycle and
Pedestrian Board (CBPB)

Visit the Connecticut Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board's website to learn more about the legislatively appointed Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Board.
www.ctbikepedboard.org 

 

CTBPAB meeting notices and agendas are available at the CT Bicycle and Pedestrian Board page hosted by CTDOT.

 

Click here for the latest report.

Complete Streets Central

Visit our dedicated web page to Complete Streets, including the  Complete Streets Report and periodic webletters.

 

Link to:
www.ct.gov/dot/completestreets.

 

 

 

 

DOT Complete Streets Policy (Executive Order #31)

was signed October 23, 2014.

Design Considerations

A Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel Needs Assessment Form is required for all State and Federally funded Projects, and should be completed during project scoping.

 

 

Safe Routes to Schools

Visit our dedicated web page for this great program to encourage K-8 graders to walk and bicycle to school.

 

Link to: www.ct.gov/dot/srts

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Ongoing Initiatives



 
 
Commuting
Are you interested in commuting to work by bike? It is easier than you think! Learn more about bike commuting at Bike Walk Connecticut.
 
 
Mapping and Trails

To view the 2009 CT Bicycle Plan  online go to the Bike Plan website -www.ctbikemap.org.

 


We are having technical issues with our map at that location. Please view a PDF copy of the 2009 map here.

 

If you are an ArcGIS user, you can save the

source files for the map here.

 

 

Are you looking for state recreational facilities in Connecticut? Check out our  sister agency, DEEP. Their bookstore has many publications for purchase, here.

Local Advocacy

Resident's Guide for Creating Safer  Communities for Walking and Biking, includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking and biking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

The Guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and also contains fact sheets, worksheets, and sample materials that can be distributed or adapted to meet the needs of a community. References to other resources and materials are also provided.

Safety

See the Share the Road page for updated information.

 


Search Connecticut Laws on bicycle and pedestrian subjects, as well as any other law that may interest you.

 

 

 


Everyone is a Pedestrian!
Whenever you are not in your vehicle, you are a pedestrian! This NHTSA brochure offers
tips for both drivers and pedestrians to stay safe while sharing the road.


 
Bicycle Safety: Tips for Parents, Guardians, and Kids
Before riding, make sure you, your family, and the bicycles are ready to ride. Be a "Roll Model" for other adults and children. Check out this NHTSA tip sheet for great information on safe riding and rules of the road.

 


Hand Signals for Bicyclists
This NHTSA handout shows how to let other road users know that you intend to turn or stop. 

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Important Links

 


For further information please:
E-Mail to: Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator
or write to:
Connecticut Department of Transportation
Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator
P.O. Box 317546
Newington, CT 06131-7546


Content Last Modified on 10/17/2018 8:51:42 AM