Bike Walk Connecticut released its first annual scorecard ranking each town in the state.
As part of a 5-year plan to track the progression of Connecticut’s “complete streets” initiative, Bike Walk Connecticut recently released a ranking of each town based on how bike and pedestrian friendly they are.
The rankings were compiled using online surveys of how bike and pedestrian friendly local residents think their towns are; municipal leadership and engagement efforts, including the creation of local bicycle and pedestrian master plans; whether local task forces or advisory groups have been established; whether a “complete streets” policy has been enacted; and related public outreach efforts.
“The surveys and scorecard are expected to be conducted annually as part of Bike Walk Connecticut's new 5-year initiative to make it safer and easier to walk and bike by implementing ‘complete streets’ in cities and towns across Connecticut,” the organization said in the data release.
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