Hartford’s public meetings for its City Plan have been moved online. Information can be found here: https://hartford2035.org/ All the presentations are small in size and can be downloaded in advance, so those without good web access can use the call-in feature from a land line and follow along manually with downloaded presentations or the Plan [...]
Hartford — Connecticut is the only state in New England that has more high school graduates leaving the state for college elsewhere than it has coming to the state for college, Candace Williams of the New England Board of Higher Education said. Down the road, the top destinations for people who went to college in Connecticut [...]
(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 [...]

CRCOG was recently notified that the Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) gave formal approval of the 2019 – 2014 Capitol Region Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update on November 7th. The plan is effective until November 6, 2024. The plan details the risks our region faces from natural disasters such as hurricanes, winter storms, drought, tornados […]

The Executive Summary of the Metro Hartford Future Report is now available. This document, produced by CRCOG, the MetroHartford Alliance, and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving provides an overview of the report as well as a snapshot of the region. It will be updated annually. Metro Hartford Future Executive Summary
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 [...]

October 31 Event Flyer Connecticut’s economy is not currently on a stable path to long-term economic growth. Combined with large fixed expenses in the state budget, slow or no growth puts real pressure on the state’s ability to invest in infrastructure and meet educational and human services needs. What initiatives should Connecticut take to accelerate economic […]

CRCOG sponsored a workshop on June 19th on dealing with the growing problem of invasive aquatic plants in the Connecticut River. The workshop focused on Hydrilla which is among the most troublesome invasive aquatic plants and has become common in the Connecticut River, choking portions of the river and coves. Hydrilla grows rapidly and its […]