The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management is initiating its 5-year revision process for the 2018-2023 Conservation and Development Policies: The Plan for Connecticut (State C&D Plan).  On September 15, 2016 OPM submitted an initial draft containing only minimal revisions to the members of the Continuing Legislative Committee on State Planning and Development for their […]

Public Meetings Scheduled for Final Transit Rider Feedback on Comprehensive Transit Service Analysis Capitol Region Council of Governments Will Be Hosting a Final Round of Public Meetings to Gather Feedback from Transit Riders on Potential CTtransit Service Improvements Hartford, Connecticut – The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) will be holding a final round of […]

Data Driven Safety Analysis – A Roundtable Discussion   A CT Safety Academy or A Municipal Legal Traffic Authority Elective Workshop Data Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) uses crash, roadway and traffic volume information to help state and local agencies make informed transportation safety decisions and to quantify the safety impact of these decisions. During this roundtable […]

Apply for Free Technical Assistance from EPA EPA invites communities to apply for targeted technical assistance to help overcome barriers to implementing smart growth development approaches. Communities can choose from tools to help them make development more equitable, attract infill development, assess policies in small towns and rural areas, improve resilience to floods, or promote […]

Governor Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) staff announced that CTfastrak ridership has surpassed 4 million riders since opening in March, 2015 at a CTfastrak event held at the Parkville station on August 30th. Ridership in the corridor has reached 17,000 to 18,000 trips per weekday according to CTDOT. “CTfastrak has exceeded all expectations. […]

Want to give your residents a break on their flood insurance premiums and improve your municipality’s floodplain management?    Learn what the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System can do for your town.   Thursday, September 15, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee and Light Refreshments: 9 – 9:30 a.m. Room 400 […]

CRCOG and the CRCOG Foundation co-hosted their third workshop on June 17th as part of the agency’s Next Generation Economic Development series.  The program, entitled Anchor Institutions, Neighborhood Involvement and the Innovation Economy, drew nearly 100 attendees and featured keynote speaker Genie Birch, Co-Director of Penn’s Institute for Urban Research (see photo at left), Michael […]

CRCOG continues to work hard on various plans and studies to make our metro region the best it can be.  You are bound to find something of interest for you, your community, or town.  Please visit  http://crcog.org/policy-planning-and-development/ppd-plans-and-studies/  to check out the happenings in this great region!