Category Archives: News

Minutes from our quarterly meeting

If you missed our meeting yesterday (Sept 11th), you can catch up by reading our minutes here.

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Minutes from our June BWG Quarterly Meeting

In case you missed our meeting last week, you can find the minutes to the June BWG Quarterly Meeting posted here: BWGagenda061217

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GLASTONBURY’S BIKE FRIENDLY FACILITY PROGRAM (BFF)

The following is a new release published by the Glastonbury Parks & Recreation Department.  Great news for cyclists in Glastonbury! GLASTONBURY’S BIKE FRIENDLY FACILITY PROGRAM (BFF) Do you have a business or facility and are looking to attract more business and support cycling?  Or are you a cyclist looking to do business in places where […]

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BWG Input on 2017-2027 PLAN OF CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT

The Town Plan and Zoning Commission have initiated the process to update the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) and will be publishing a revised plan for the years 2017 – 2027. BWG President Jeff Stein submitted the following input on behalf of BWG: I am writing on behalf of Bike/Walk Glastonbury (BWG) in my […]

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January 2017 Bike Advisory Group Meeting

The minutes have been posted from this month’s Bike Advisory Group Meeting. 2017 January 12 BAG Minutes Among the highlights from this meeting: Possible trail improvements for Mountain Biking at the Longo Open space Planning will start on the Glastonbury Bike Friendly Business program Progress continues on the planning for the next phase of the […]

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An Open Letter to Senator Cassano

The following letter was sent by the BWG Board to Senator Cassano over the weekend.   Senator Steve Cassano Legislative Office Building Room 2200 Hartford, CT 06106-1591 Dear Senator Cassano, I am writing on behalf of the Board of Directors of Bike Walk Glastonbury as a follow up to our meeting last year regarding the […]

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National Bike to Work Day

How much? FREE When? Friday, May 20, 6:30 am to 9:00 am. Where? 331 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT 06033   Celebrate National Bike to Work Day. Drop by for coffee, refreshments, local and state advocacy information, and camaraderie. We will also lead a ride, leaving at 6:45 am, to join the Hartford Bike to […]

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Scavenger Hunt Sends riders exploring Bike Friendly Roads of Glastonbury

Dozens of riders of all ages braved the winter-like temperatures and hit the Bicycle Friendly roads in Glastonbury in search of the “secret stops” at the 2nd annual Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt.  With a team effort between the GHS Key Club, the Glastonbury Parks and Rec Dept, Bicycles East and of course Bike Walk Glastonbury, the […]

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Glastonbury Named Bicycle Friendly Community

The League of American Bicyclists recently named Glastonbury a Bicycle Friendly Community.  The town earned this recognition based on the work of the town’s Bicycle Advisory Committee, chaired by Director of Health Wendy Mis, in collaboration with multiple town departments and Bike Walk Glastonbury.  The League evaluated the town’s efforts in improving conditions for bicycling […]

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2014 Tour of Glastonbury a Success

Bike Walk Glastonbury was a proud supporter of the 2nd annual Tour of Glastonbury on September 6th. The Tour, a Kiwanis Club event, was threatened with forecasts of severe thunderstorms. However, the cycling friendly roads of Glastonbury caused droves of riders of all ages to take their chances and hope the weathermen were wrong. Bike […]

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