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."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.
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.
Visit: Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips Site