With Autumn upon us, now is a great time to ride sections of the WNEG, especially along the Housatonic River as the Fall colors start to come out !
As U.S. Bike Route 7 wends its way through the north west corner of Connecticut, it passes several pristine lakes, with a long ridge of mountains to the west - this is riding through an enchanted land !
River Road runs from West Cornwall north towards Falls Village, crossing the railway tracks seven times and with the Housatonic always there, a vibrant presence, even with the low water level in the summer heat. This is U.S. Bike Route 7 at it's ...
Great opportunity for New Milford residents to express their support for walking and biking!
As summer and the cycling season move into full swing, here is an example of the beauty of rides along the WNEG - the Housatonic between the covered Bull's Bridge and Kent, along the dirt Schaghticoke Road (I am still tongue-tied trying to pronoun...
Good Bike Committee meeting today in Cornwall, CT. We had Susan Smith, the new Executive Director of Bike/Walk CT come to meet us and discuss bicycling in Connecticut. Afterwards we took Susan down Coltsfoot Valley, one of the most beautiful vall...
Another great effort by New Milford, CT to promote alternative transportation!
After a couple of nights with Tom and Cece O'Brien, Rob and Katy from Bristol, England headed up U.S. Bike Route 7, en route to Montreal and much further. They are on an 11 month ride on their Thorn tandem, through the U.S., Canada, Mexico and on ...
More evidence that bike/ped trails are powerful engines for economic development, especially for small, rural communities!
On 20 March in New Milford , Tom O'Brien introduced consultants Milone and MacBroom, who gave presentations followed by discussions on the New Milford River Trail Alignment Study, outlining a plan of better connecting the community to the Housato...
Bicycle tourism is wonderful ! Well done Ireland !
Go Bonnie !
What a wonderful application ! Well done Adventure Cycling !
This is the sort of impact we would like in the small towns and villages the length of the Western New England Greenway (U.S. Bicycle Route 7) - wonderful article about the positive impact of bicycle tourism - Thank you U.S. Bicycle Route system !
It may be winter along the WNEG, but riding still goes on ! In Torrington, a town some 16 miles East of the WNEG, riders turned out for the inaugural "Santa Ride", with stops for coffee and beer !
wonderful news that New Milford is the first town in Western Connecticut to be recognized for its efforts to become more bike-friendly!
Great news that New Milford has been recognized for it's efforts to become bike-friendly!
The WNEG (or U.S. Bike Route 7 as it now is) runs from New York city to Montreal, Quebec. Along the route, which connects the East Coast Greenway to La route Verte in Quebec, the WNEG uses many existing or conceptual bike trails, in order to creat...