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Bicycle and Pedestrian Dashboard
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Longer days are here!
Get a Helmet Start on Bike Month.
Grab your gear and ride, run and play.

Watch for sand and debris lingering from winter.
And, remember Bike lights are not just smart,
they are the law.

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. 


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


Also check out the 2014 Annual Report! !!NEW!!

Complete Streets Central

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


Link to:

NEW!! Mayors' Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets

NEW!! DOT Complete Streets Policy (Executive Order #31)

was signed October 23, 2014.

Design Considerations

A Bicycle and Pedestrian Needs Assessment Form is required for all LoCIP 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. Technical assistance is available at no charge!


Summer bicycle/pedestrian safety clinics are available to local park and recreation departments and community camps.


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Ongoing Initiatives

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


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.

NEW!!! Local Advocacy

Resident's Guide for Creating Safer a 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.


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.



To report an issue -
visit the Bike Map website,, and fill out our reporting form.


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 10/22/2015 11:26:55 AM