New Report: Public Act 21-29 Regional Survey: Accessory Dwelling Units & Commission Training

September 28, 2023

Public Act 21-29 requires Connecticut cities and towns to allow accessory dwelling units (ADUs) by-right and limits the number of parking spaces for such units. The Act also requires ongoing…

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RFQ: Task-Based Travel Demand Modeling and Data Management

September 20, 2023

The Capitol Region Council of Governments is seeking an individual or consulting firm(s) to provide Task-Based Travel Demand Modeling and Data Management. Click here to review the PDF of the…

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Press Release: U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) approves the Capitol Region Council of Governments’ designation as an Economic Development District (EDD) 

September 19, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 28, 2023  Hartford, CT – The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) recently approved the Capitol Region Council of Governments’ (CRCOG) request to be designated as an…

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Now is the Time to Prioritize Climate Action

August 25, 2023

Like many, I’ve been thinking about the extreme weather we’re facing in the northeast, as well as in other parts of the country and around the world. The horrible wildfire…

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Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation

August 1, 2023

August 1st, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In recent weeks, the Capitol Region in Connecticut has been contending with the impact of flooding from storms. These storms are a strong reminder…

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We’re Capitol Region Council of Governments, CRCOG What?

July 25, 2023

Although CRCOG and other councils of governments in Connecticut have been around for many years, anecdotally, CRCOG employees find that many in the public are unaware of our organization and…

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Press Release: CRCOG and Member Municipalities Receive Over $1.4 Million in State Funding to Support 21 Climate Resilience Plans and Project Development Grants 

June 16, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 15, 2023  Hartford, CT – The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) and some of its municipal members have received a total of $1,450,000 million in…

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Feedback for our future: Understanding our communities through the 2024 Regional Conservation and Development Survey

June 8, 2023

The Capitol Region Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) is a best practice and policy document for the 38 cities and towns that make up the Capitol Region:  The Capitol…

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Cyber-attacks are up. Here’s what municipalities can do about it.

May 3, 2023

Municipal governments are prime targets for cybercriminals. In 2021, there were at least 77 successful attacks on local and state governments and another 88 on school districts, colleges, and universities,…

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Public Survey: Metropolitan Transportation Plan

November 23, 2022

Please participate in our survey to provide your feedback on transportation priorities for the Capitol Region! Complete the survey for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card! English …

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