As a resident, you might:

As a business or building owner, you might:

  • Consult this guide for greening your business
  • Provide locker rooms/changing facilities on site to encourage bike commuting among employees or residents (and note that Downtown Hartford YMCA makes shower facilities available to bike commuters)
  • Update your fleet of vehicles with low carbon electric or hybrid models and provide electric vehicle charging stations on-site
  • Encourage employees to take advantage of Park & Ride services
  • Consider designating an employee transportation coordinator (which does not necessarily require the creation of a new position)
  • Offer commuter benefits to your employees and potentially receive national recognition on the list of “Best Workplaces for Commuters
  • Consult this Transportation To Work Toolkit
  • Note the minimized car parking requirements and increased bicycle parking requirements in Hartford’s updated zoning code