The Capitol Region is active in planning for natural hazards mitigation to help reduce our vulnerabilities to natural disasters and enable our communities to minimize losses and recover more effectively when disasters do occur.   CRCOG is currently updating the Capitol Region Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. We want to hear from you. Please take a few […]

 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 13, 2018 CTfastrak Ridership Remains Strong After Three Years CUMULATIVE RIDERSHIP NEARS 9 MILLION AS FASTRAK ENTERS ITS THIRD YEAR Hartford, Connecticut – On March 28 state and regional leaders celebrated the third anniversary of CTfastrak, noting that ridership has exceeded initial expectations. According to data released in […]

Municipal officials from the CRCOG region as well as CRCOG staff weigh in on the important topic of infill development in the Hartford Business Journal article. Infill development is one of many strategies to create more vibrant, connected and sustainable communities and in transit station areas promoting transit-oriented development. To read this article click here.

CRCOG has launched the Governor's Foundation Testing Reimbursement Program.  Please go to for more information and the application. Governor's Press Release Under the program, homeowners are eligible for a 50 percent reimbursement – up to $2,000 – for the testing of two core samples within their homes. Homeowners who have visual testing conducted by [...]
Press Release                                                                                                        For Immediate Release                                                                                                              Monday, November 20, 2017 Transit Improvements Increase Access to Jobs RECENT TRANSIT INVESTMENTS IN THE GREATER HARTFORD REGION ARE IMPROVING ACCESS FOR JOB SEEKERS Hartford, Connecticut – A report by the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota, “Access Across America: Transit 2016”, lists Hartford as one of the ten [...]

Press Release                                                    For Immediate Release Thursday, November 09, 2017 Public Meetings Scheduled for Feedback on Comprehensive Transit Service Analysis of CTtransit New Britain / Bristol Division Capitol Region Council of Governments Will Be Hosting a Final Round of Public Meetings to Gather Feedback on Potential Local Bus Service Improvements. Hartford, Connecticut – The Capitol Region […]

Press Release For Immediate Release November 9, 2017 TRAFFIC INCIDENT RESPONSE WEEK NOVEMBER 13-19, 2017 “WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER” HARTFORD, CT –   National Traffic Incident Response Week is November 13 -19, 2017 to raise public awareness to the dangers responders face when reacting to a traffic incident.   Nationally, every year hundreds of responders […]

On October 23, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) released proposed fares for the upcoming CTrail  Hartford Line service. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) guidelines mandate that proposed public transit fare changes – including fares for new service – be evaluated for equity to ensure that they do not pose a disproportionate burden on low-income […]