Monday, January 08, 2007

Bicycle riders are commuters, too

From the Danbury News Times, 01.08.07:

"The [Connecticut state] 2006 transportation strategy includes a significantly increased emphasis on bicycle and pedestrian travel. Effective bicycle and pedestrian networks result in a reduction in vehicle trips."

The study recommends:

- Bike space be created on all trains.
- Bike racks be installed on all buses.
- Bike routes to transportation centers be identified.
- Bike storage and parking areas be created or fixed.
(Read more.)
This article seems to be the result of effective lobbying by a Danbury bicyclist. An inspiration to us all! Call and write your local news outlets; educate journalists about the benefits of bicycling. It takes patience and persistence, but it can pay off.
Visit: Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips Site

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