CRCOG has developed a program to provide free technical assistance to small businesses looking to transition or improve their digital presence. Using EDA CARES grant funds provided by a sub-grant through DECD, CRCOG has contracted with HostingCT, LLC in Windsor, CT to provide services at no cost to eligible businesses in the Capitol Region. APPLY […]

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 [...]

Matt Hart is the Town Manager of West Hartford, Connecticut, a full-service municipality with a population of 64,083. Matt is an accomplished manager and leader with broad experience in local government. He values open government, innovation, and teamwork, and has a passion for leadership and public service. Throughout his career, Matt has also championed regional […]

The State of Connecticut and The Greater Hartford Traffic Incident Management Coalition Promote Crash Responder Safety Week, November 8th–14th, 2021 PRESS RELEASE “Slow Down – Move Over – Be Safe”

Every four years, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) must certify that the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is carrying out the metropolitan planning process for the Hartford Transportation Management Area (TMA) in adherence with federal statutes and regulations. On October 25 and 26, 2021, the the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)  [...]
CRCOG is providing to our Member Towns an Affordable Housing Toolkit to help give additional context when shaping their upcoming Affordable Housing Plans. This Toolkit provides town demographic and housing data in respective dashboards, further analysis of important topics, and downloadable data at the town and census tract levels. Data Dashboards Demographic Data Dashboard | [...]

The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is seeking assistance with the development of Route 20 Corridor Study, Windsor Locks. An RFQ including a preliminary scope of work, minimum firm requirements, and submission instructions may be found here. Questions should be directed in writing to the CRCOG staff indicated in the RFQ. Statements of qualifications […]

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 […]