CRCOG recently received notification that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is accepting applications from the regions for Transportation Planning Studies. Each Council of Government (COG) may submit up to three (3) study applications. However, given that CRCOG is currently advancing three (3) planning studies and has an additional five (5) studies in the initiation […]

SAVE THE DATE! Sponsored by CT Department of Transportation and the UCONN CT T2 Center, a virtual conference is being held October 28th and 29th from 8:00am to 12:30pm.  Join state and municipal engineering, planning, and operations professionals for panel discussions, interactive technical presentations, roundtable discussions and case studies. Topics will include impacts and improvements […]

Anticipated for implementation in Spring 2020 Central Avenue in Norwich, CT is used as a through street by many locals. Despite only having one lane in each direction, roads are wide and parking/shoulder areas are not marked, visually creating a fairly fast road on a route that features city transit, school buses, and a mix [...]

CRCOG is pleased to announce that the Draft Final Report is here! Or check out our Draft Final Report Executive Summary. We’d love to hear from you. Please contact Caitlin Palmer with any comments before the end of the public comment period on February 14, 2020. Check out the Silver Lane Transportation Corridor Study page as well for […]

On November 15-16th, 2019, a two-day design workshop was held at the Easton EMS Building for the purpose of collecting public input on possible ways to improve pedestrian safety and accessibility along Sport Hill Road in Easton, CT, specifically the area between Silverman’s Farm and the Helen Keller Middle School. In advance of the charrette, […]

On September 7th, 2019, FHI staff and Watch for Me CT joined MetroCOG and Town staff at the Stratford Arts & Culture Festival. The team collaborated to provide visitors information about the Town’s bike and pedestrian planning efforts. Community members were asked to comment several renderings showing potential streetscape improvements and to answer general questions […]

The CTDOT MS4 Program presentation is now available. The Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program reviews publicly owned stormwater runoff conveyance systems. For questions feel free to contact DOT.MS4@ct.gov.

In 2014, CRCOG along with the Greater Hartford Transit District worked with other agencies and a consultant to evaluate the feasibility of implementing bikeshare in the Hartford region.  The final results of the study – the Metro Hartford Region Bike Share Plan – laid out a 3-phase approach to gradually ramp up the size of […]