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 […]

For Immediate Release October 30, 2017 Current State Budget a Positive Start on Crumbling Foundations: Ad Hoc Working Committee Hartford, Connecticut - The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)’s Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations would like to thank the legislature for including aid to homeowners with crumbling foundations in the recently passed stated budget. [...]

The Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM), in cooperation with the state’s nine regional councils of governments (COGs), is holding public hearings on the revised Draft 2018-2023 Conservation and Development Policies: The Plan for Connecticut.  Further information on the Draft Plan and scheduled public hearings can be found  here.  The Capitol Region public hearing […]

Contact: Lyle Wray, Executive Director 860.522.2217, x4232 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Industry 4.0 Forum Highlights Opportunities for Future German Investment in CT Manufacturing Sector HARTFORD, Conn. — April 3, 2017 — Governor Dannel Malloy extended an official welcome at the State Capitol last Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to open Industry 4.0 – Opportunities and Challenges for […]

CTfastrak 2nd Anniversary Press Release                                                    For Immediate Release Thursday, March 30, 2017 CTfastrak Celebrates Its Second Year as New Transit-Oriented Development Begins Construction After Two Years of Service, CTfastrak is Exceeding Ridership Targets and Fostering Economic Growth in Surrounding Communities A Rendering of 616 New Park Hartford, Connecticut – Governor Dannel Malloy, along with other […]

Press Release                                                                                                        For Immediate Release Monday, March 27, 2017 Public Meetings Scheduled for Feedback on Comprehensive Transit Service Analysis of CTtransit New Britain / Bristol Division Capitol Region Council of Governments To Host First Round of Public Meetings to Gather Public Feedback on Potential CTtransit New Britain / Bristol Division Service Improvements Hartford, Connecticut – […]

Revised: Crumbling Foundations Needs Addressed February 28, 2017 For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Revised Press Release Municipal Officials: Crumbling Foundations Needs to be Addressed Today Hartford, Connecticut – The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)’s Ad-Hoc Working Committee on Crumbling Foundations held a press conference in support of bills to aid homeowners with […]

FEMA is issuing revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for several Connecticut cities and towns including the Capitol Region communities of New Britain, Plainville and Southington. Property owners can find out more about these changes and the Flood Insurance program at two upcoming open houses. On May 16, 2017, revised flood insurance rate maps (FIRM) will […]