For what you can do as an individual or business, please see our “What Can You Do?” page. The following are external resources, gathered here for convenience only, to provide additional background information on the topic of transportation in Hartford:
- Bike Plan (2016): Map created by City of Hartford Planning & Zoning Commission depicting city’s planning goals for future bicycle facilities (bike lanes or cycle tracks).
- Hartford Transit Study: Ongoing comprehensive service analysis of CTtransit bus service in the Hartford region.
- I-84 Hartford Project: Pending project seeking to address the highway’s structural deficiencies, improve traffic operations and safety, and improve mobility, while maintaining access for the City of Hartford and adjacent communities.
- Summary of UConn Research on Effect of Parking on Hartford: A 2014 study calculating that the subsidy for parking lots in Hartford amounts to $50 million/year.
- The iQuilt Plan: An urban design plan for downtown Hartford focused on promoting pedestrian and bike-friendly public space.
- Transition Era Hartford – Using the Past to Plan the Future (2015): Master’s thesis by UConn civil engineering student examining multimodal, pedestrian-focused system that once existed in Hartford.
- Capitol Region Transportation Plan (2015): Report outlines a comprehensive plan for improving the region’s transportation system to meet travel needs through the year 2040.
- Capitol Region Council of Governments Bike/Pedestrian Count Project (2015): Report presents a snapshot of bicycling and walking in the region in the region that is used to inform planning efforts.
- CTfastrak Ridership Data: Frequently updated ridership data for CTfastrak provided by the Connecticut Department of Transportation; see also here.
- Metro Hartford Region Bike Share Plan (2014): This report studied if and where bike share makes sense within the Hartford region and developed a blueprint for moving forward and implementing bike share.
- Bike Walk Connecticut: Statewide nonprofit organization utilizing advocacy and education to promote bicycling and walking.
- Greater Hartford Transit District: Quasi-municipal corporation responsible for ADA Paratransit Service and owns Union Station in downtown Hartford and some parking facilities.
- Connecticut Department of Transportation: State agency responsible for state-owned transportation facilities in the region and is instrumental in providing grants for design and construction of Hartford’s streetscape.
- Volkswagen Settlement Information: CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs summary of Connecticut’s response to the need to create a mitigation plan that takes advantage of a national settlement agreement with Volkswagen to reduce emissions.
- Daily Air Quality Figures: CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection statistics on air quality in Hartford, as published by federal clearinghouse.