See below for some info on an important upcoming event related to statewide bike advocacy. The event will feature presentations on Complete Streets around the state, an update on the status of the Merritt Parkway trail, and other info on recent developments around the state.
Fairfield County/East Coast Greenway Bicycle/Pedestrian Summit
Thursday, October 22, 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Optional Hike 8:30 a.m., Wine Reception 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
UConn, Stamford. Limited Space so Sign up Early at:
To heighten public awareness of bicycling, walking and public transit as valid and important alternate transportation options.
To broaden support for the Merritt Parkway Trail as an important recreation and commuter corridor
Formation of a Fairfield County Bicycle/Walk Coalition
Who Should Attend?
Bicycle, walking, equestrian and hiking clubs; the physically challenged; elected officials; municipal land use and transportation planners and park & recreations officials; bicycle shop and sport shop owners, health and fitness professionals; tourist organizations and local Chambers of Commerce.
East Coast Greenway, CT Forest & Park Association, Merritt Parkway Trail Alliance
Connecticut Bicycle Coalition, Greenwich Safe Cycling, Regional Plan Association, Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club, Farmington Valley Trails Council, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Newman’s Own Foundation