Cara Radzins is CRCOG’s Transportation Deputy. In addition to overseeing the Transportation Unit of CRCOG’s Planning Department, her responsibilities include Transit Planning, Corridor Studies, Public Involvement, and Freight Planning. Cara has been a part of CRCOG’s transportation team since 2015, and her projects have included the Comprehensive Transit Service Analysis, the Eastern Gateways Study, and the update of CRCOG’s Public Participation Plan.

Cara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Columbia University and a Master of City Planning with a focus in Transportation Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Transportation Planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP CTP).  Prior to working at CRCOG, Cara spent five years as a Transportation Planner and Project Manager at URS Corporation/AECOM.  Born and raised in Connecticut, Cara is originally from Morris and currently lives in Southington with her husband and their two children.