Public Comment Please provide your input for these projects or plans. There are currently no projects or plans that are in the Public Comment period. Upcoming Meetings Bike-Pedestrian Committee MeetingDec 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmTransportation Committee Meeting-HybridDec 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm [{"@context":"","@type":"Event","name":"Bike-Pedestrian Committee Meeting","description":"","url":"","startDate":"2023-12-12T12:00:00-05:00","endDate":"2023-12-12T13:30:00-05:00","location":{"@type":"Place","name":"Remote Meeting via Zoom","description":"","url":"","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","postalCode":"06106","addressCountry":"United States"},"telephone":"860-522-2217","sameAs":""},"organizer":{"@type":"Person","name":"Karen","description":"","url":"","telephone":"","email":"","sameAs":""},"performer":"Organization"},{"@context":"","@type":"Event","name":"Transportation Committee Meeting-Hybrid","description":"","url":"","startDate":"2023-12-18T12:00:00-05:00","endDate":"2023-12-18T13:30:00-05:00","location":{"@type":"Place","name":"CRCOG [...]
Current Plan The 2019-2045 of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan was approved by the CRCOG Policy Board on April 3, 2019. You can find it below: CRCOG Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2019-2045 (Final; PDF 58 MB) CRCOG Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2019-2045: Executive Summary (PDF 28 MB) CRCOG Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2019-2045: Appendices (PDF: 30MB) CRCOG Plan de [...]
Executive Summary Executive Summary Plan Chapters Introduction Chapter 2 Regional Strengths and Demographics Chapter 3 Natural Resource Conservation Chapter 4 Watersheds and Water Quality Chapter 5 Open Space and Farmland Preservation Chapter 6 Climate Change Chapter 7 Food Systems and Food Security Chapter 8 Land Use Chapter 9 Public Sewer and Water Service Chapter 10 [...]
What we do:  The Capitol Region Council of Governments, in partnership with the MetroHartford Alliance, established the MetroHartford Brownfields Assessment Program in 2004 to inventory and assess properties contaminated by petroleum products and/or hazardous substances in communities throughout the greater Hartford area. We use grant funding from the US EPA and State of Connecticut to undertake [...]
The Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside program is designed to help expand transportation choices and enhance the transportation experience. Federal regulations define categories of eligible activities encompassing a variety of smaller-scale transportation projects such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities, recreational trails, safe routes to school projects, community improvements such as historic preservation and vegetation management, and [...]

The Local Road Accident Reduction Program provides funding for lower cost safety improvements on local roads.  The Council of Governments’ role in the program is to solicit proposals from the towns, conduct the initial screening of proposals, and identify those which will be forwarded to the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT).  These proposals will then be […]

About Connecticut Public Act 13-239 was signed into Law in June 2013, directing the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) to create a state funded Local Transportation Capital Improvement Program (LOTCIP). LOTCIP was established to provide municipalities with a funding source and to supplant federal funds offering opportunities for improved project delivery. The program provides State [...]
Documents Downtown Circulation Final Public Meeting Overview (Resumen Español) Presentation Overview The Capitol Region Council of Governments completed an improved bus routing plan for downtown Hartford, working with the City of Hartford, CTTRANSIT, the CT Department of Transportation, and the Greater Hartford Transit District.  This project will complement the City of Hartford’s federally funded TIGER project, [...]
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes the annual transportation planning activities for the region and identifies the long- and short-range transportation planning objectives. Within the UPWP there are specific activities outlining how these objectives will be achieved, the budget necessary to sustain the overall planning effort, anticipated deliverables and schedules. Specific work tasks within [...]