Hartford, Connecticut - The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is pleased to announce that ridership on CTfastrak is showing significant year-over-year growth. According to data provided by the Connecticut Department of Transportation, in November of 2016, on an average weekday, there were 10,573 trips taken on CTfastrak buses. Compared to the November 2015 figure [...]

Lincoln Theater University of Hartford 200 Bloomfield Ave West Hartford, CT 06117 Join us and our guest speaker Richard Serino discuss advanced concepts in leadership and leading during times of crisis and change. As the former Chief Operating Officer for FEMA, Mr. Serino fundamentally changed how FEMA operates. His leadership as FEMA Deputy Administrator continued […]

CRCOG and CCM are excited to announce the rollout of their new, user-friendly reporting tool at CTMunicipalData.org.  Cities and towns across Connecticut now have access to an extensive database of municipal information that was collected via the 2016-2017 Salary Survey.  Visit the site to: Run basic, “canned” reports to quickly benchmark yourself against adjacent and […]

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 […]