Hartford, Connecticut – On Tuesday January 17, 2017 Dr. Lyle Wray, Executive Director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), was elected as President of the Community Indicator Consortium (CIC) for 2017.  The CIC is an international organization dedicated to advancing community indicator systems to advance the quality of life in communities around the […]

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free to CCM Members and Non-Members PROGRAM OVERVIEW: CCM and CRCOG recently launched their new, user-friendly reporting tool at CTMunicipalData.org.  Cities and towns across Connecticut now have access to a large database of municipal information that was collected via the 2016-2017 Salary Survey, extensive reporting capabilities, […]

Mark your calendars for the upcoming CRCOG and State Legislators Dialogue. This will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the Old Judiciary Room at the State Capitol. Check out the flyer below for more information.     CRCOG and State Legislators Dialogue  PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE!

The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) has prepared for public review a draft of its updated Public Participation Plan. This draft Plan outlines CRCOG’s procedures to actively involve the public in its transportation planning programs. The Public Participation Plan was last updated in 2007, and this new plan incorporates current practices and federal requirements. […]

Smart Growth America is offering the opportunity for communities to apply for free technical assistance to help local leaders and residents make their communities more livable, sustainable, and vibrant. The Complete Streets Consortium Series is a new workshop series for three units of government within the same state. One consortium will be selected. The workshops […]

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 [...]

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 […]

At the December 2016 Policy Board meeting, CRCOG recognized Richard Hines (Avon). On behalf of the Board, Chairperson Chip Beckett presented Mr. Hines with a service award plaque for his service as a CRCOG Town of Avon Representative since 1984. Mr. Hines has retired after 32 years of dedication and leadership. CRCOG is grateful to Mr. […]

Chicago-The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that Capitol Region Council of Governments, Connecticut has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. CRCOG GFOA Budget Award The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body […]