AECOM was engaged by WestCOG to evaluate parking supply and demand for train stations in municipalities within the South Western Region MPO, including the Danbury and New Canaan Branch Lines. The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate parking supply and demand from a more regional perspective, and elucidate any existing economic relationships or dynamics of parking lots and parking demand between stations along the New Haven and Branch Lines.Continue reading Western CT Parking Analysis Report Released
A draft of the WestCOG Region’s first Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is now available for public comment. Continue reading Public Comment Requested on Draft CEDS
The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Region is taking shape, and the economic development project solicitation has begun. We are asking for contributions to an important part of the process: identifying projects that will enhance economic development for the Region. Continue reading Economic Development Project Solicitation
WestCOG is holding Focus Groups to hear from business owners and stakeholders in the region about the strengths and weaknesses they see in the region’s economy. They are particularly interested in the barriers businesses in the region face. What is holding businesses back? What can be improved to help businesses?
WestCOG is preparing a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) that will guide our region’s economic development efforts over the next five years. Input from the region’s business community and other interested stakeholders is an essential part of creating the plan. This business survey is one tool to gather that input. Continue reading Business Survey Launched
The Western Connecticut Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) announces the launch of a new web site that promotes the Greater Danbury region’s attributes, resources and advantages for businesses looking to expand in or relocate to the region.