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RFQ: CRCOG Regional Transportation Safety Plan

December 13, 2023

The Capitol Region Council of Governments is seeking a qualified and experienced consulting firm(s) to update and supplement the Regional Transportation Safety Plan for the Capitol Region (RTSP).  This work…

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Why we’re studying the benefits of Roundabouts

December 12, 2023

When’s the last time you thought about a circle? Humans have recognized circles since ancient times. Natural circles include the shapes of the sun and moon, the human eye, tree…

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November 15 is America Recycles Day, here’s why it matters and what you can do to help our environment

November 15, 2023

November 15 is America Recycles Day and we want you to be a part of the solution. Over 25 billion pounds of textiles are thrown away annually in the United States. In Connecticut,…

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A day of tribute: World Remembrance Day is November 19

November 6, 2023

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR) is a worldwide event, now in its 30th year, that honors and acknowledges the many people killed by cars.   Last year,…

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Public Input Survey for Route 44 Corridor Study, Canton

October 16, 2023
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RFQ: Infrastructure Related Economic Analysis On-Call List 

October 4, 2023

The Capitol Region Council of Governments is soliciting responses from qualified and experienced firms or teams to serve on an Infrastructure Related Economic Analysis On-Call List. Click here to review…

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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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