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Sustainability

A Commitment to Sustainability
Ridgefielders have always prioritized the environment. From the town's commitment to preserving vast areas of green space, to our vast and diverse parklands, rest assured that the community values sustainability.
Sustainability measures in Ridgefield, Connecticut:
  • Metro-North Commuter Railroad station in Branchville (New Haven Line)

  • HART transit bus service between Downtown Ridgefield and Metro-North Commuter Railroad station in Katonah, NY (Harlem Line)

  • Electric vehicle chargers in municipal lots

  • Location along Route 7 Electric Vehicle Corridor (designation pending)

  • Photovoltaic arrays being installed on all public school campuses and many town buildings

  • Active and effective Energy Task Force

  • Forward-thinking community planning, including Branchville's exciting Transit Oriented Development Plan

  • A pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly downtown

  • Bicycle trails connecting Branchville station with Downtown Ridgefield (plans pending)