Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning

Greater Danbury Regional Bike Plan, 2015

Greater_Danbury_Regional_Bike_PlanThis Regional Bike Plan provides a framework for how the Housatonic Valley Region can become a safer and more inviting place for bicycling. It is ultimately up to individuals to make the choice to ride a bike, but local governments and citizens groups can change existing public policies and practices to make biking to work, school or play a more attractive option in the community.

Final Report

South Western Region Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, 2013

2 Bike-PedSWRPA_bike-ped_plan_2013This plan presents an overview of bicycle and pedestrian travel in southwestern Connecticut and describes the major initiatives to build new bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The Plan update added information about new Federal and State policies, summaries of recent plans, new Census data (where available), improved graphics, revised multi-use trail routings and descriptions, and references to complete streets recommendations in recent SWRPA corridor studies.

Final Report

Factsheet

South Western Bicycle-Pedestrian Safety Corridor Study, 2012

3 SWRPASWRPA_Bike-Ped_Safety_Corridor_Study_FinalThe purpose of this study is to analyze and recommend safety improvements to state highway segments in the South Western Region with elevated rates of bicycle and pedestrian accidents. Eight sections of state highway were examined in Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport.

Final Report

Bridgewater Center Pedestrian Plan, 2008

BridgewaterPedestrianPlanThe 2001 Bridgewater Town Plan recognized the need for this Pedestrian Circulation plan, therefore it recommended that a study should be undertaken by HVCEO. The development of this plan has engaged and established a dialogue between officials and residents of Bridgewater in an effort to determine what form of pedestrian access could and should take place throughout this area of town.

Final Report

Sherman Center Pedestrian Plan, 2007

Sherman Center Pedestrian PlanThe 2011 Sherman Master Plan of Development and the Sherman Zoning Regulations serve as a guide for land use activities in the Sherman Center. The 2011 Town Plan recognized the need for a subplan to coordinate pedestrian elements in the Center. The process of developing this plan has initiated the dialogue of what form pedestrian access could be the Sherman Town Center. This plan provides a framework for the evolution of this unified pedestrian access.

Final Report

New Fairfield Center Beautification Study, 2005

newfairfieldcenterbeautificationstudyThis plan and its detailed drawings set the framework for pedestrian and beautification investments in New Fairfield Center.

Final Report

 

Pedestrian Safety Improvement Plan for Queen Street in Newtown, CT, 2003

transport_newtown_queenstreetRequested by the Newtown Police Commission, the detailed maps and text in this plan define pedestrian safety improvements warranted for this busy roadway in central Newtown.

Final Report

Merritt Parkway Trail Study

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is conducting a feasibility study of a multi-use trail along the Merritt Parkway.

Prior Studies

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