The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is seeking public input on its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a list of transportation projects that will receive federal funds in the next four years, and the associated Air Quality Conformity Analysis (AQCA). The TIP and AQCA documents will be available for public review and comment from September […]

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CRCOG is seeking public comment on the draft Capitol Region Complete Streets Plan. The plan is available below, along with “A Capitol Region Guide to Community Quick-Builds for Complete Streets”. Comments can be sent to Tim Malone. Questions may be sent via email or phone: (860) 724-4221. Comments are due by 2pm on April 30, 2020.

The CT Department of Public Health (DPH) has engaged with CRCOG to lead the Active Transportation component of DPH’s State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) grant. CRCOG has been awarded funding for a minimum of 2 years, during which approximately $300,000 has been allocated for “Complete Streets Training” and “Complete Streets Implementation Projects.” The trainings aim to address a variety of active transportation related issues across the state, and could include presentations, workshops, or other methods of sharing information about (including but not limited to) benefits on complete streets, implementing tactical urbanism, best practices and case studies for Connecticut towns, and more. The implementation projects aim to help implement complete streets and improve active transportation and can include on-the-ground demonstration projects (i.e. curb bump outs), complete streets policy creation, small area plans, and more.

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that newly released data from the Hartford Line shows that more than one million riders have utilized the commuter rail service since its launch on June 18, 2018. The one-millionth ride occurred during the busy Thanksgiving travel period in late November. Ridership on the Hartford Line, which [...]
Calling all towns to participate! On December 18th,  2019 the CRCOG Policy Board passed a resolution to apply for Regional Performance Incentive Program (RPIP) Grants.  All towns interested in participating or supporting, should pass a resolution by February in order to be eligible for the grants.  The projects approved are: CRCOG Region-wide Planimetric Data School-Municipal [...]