Bike New Haven for Nuclear Abolition; NH Public Defender will join Ride for Cancer; Trail may go in new Direction?; Complete Streets Guide is Complete!

3rd annual Bike New Haven for Nuclear Abolition, Sunday, August 8th – As a friendly reminder to human potential, this ride follows the course of a hypothetical perimeter marking the boundary of nuclear annihilation if it were to land in central New Haven. Discover just how big such an area would be and help prevent that possibility!

Lawyer to cycle 196 miles for cancer research“Over its 30-year history, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge has raised more than $227 million for cancer research, with more than 5,000 riders expected for this year’s event.”

Trail may go in new direction?

CHESHIRE — Efforts to expand the town’s Linear Trail may be headed in a different direction, toward Southington, where a segment of it would link up with a walking and cycling path in that community.

For more than a decade, the focus on expanding the trail has been on extending it a half mile from its current terminus at Cornwall Avenue to West Main Street. A seven-year legal battle with Dalton Enterprises, which makes pavement maintenance products, had kept the expansion in limbo until last year.

City Has Guide For Building “Complete” Streets

“City traffic czar Mike Piscitelli said the new manual will be a reference for all new development in the city, both public and private. It will be used by the City Plan Department and the engineering department to evaluate and sign off on all city building projects. Piscitelli called it a “toolbox” of design elements—from speed humps to roundabouts—to calm traffic and make streets safer.”

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