CRCOG is inviting eligible municipalities to submit proposals for Transportation Improvement Projects for potential funding under the Transportation Rural Improvement Program (TRIP). Projects can be located on all roadway types, including local roads, provided they fall within a rural area according to CTDOT’s Functional Classification database. This does not include proposed sidewalks or multi-use trails […]

CRCOG is currently working on a “Bike Share Feasibility Study,” an update to the 2014 “Metro Hartford Bike Share Study” to reassess the potential for a regional micromobility system. Working with our consultant, Foursquare ITP, this process will assess ridership demand and help CRCOG and its communities understand what a potential micromobility system could look [...]

The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is seeking a qualified and experienced firm or team to complete an East Coast Greenway Gap Closure Study.  The purpose of this study is to identify one constructible preferred alignment for the remaining uncertainties in the Capitol Region by examining current conceptual routes as well as the feasibility […]

CRCOG is seeking assistance with the coordination and implementation of a Complete Streets Demonstration and Training Project to be conducted statewide in conjunction with other COGs and local municipalities. This project is part of a larger five-year grant from the Connecticut Department of Public Health as the Active Transportation component of their Statewide Physical Activity […]

What's New A public meeting will be held on December 14, 2022. Check out the flyer for more information! The presentation will begin at 6pm and an open house at 7pm to specifically provide feedback on conceptual access changes at mall entrances and exits. The meeting will be offered in person at Enfield Town Hall, [...]

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, […]