The Western Connecticut Council of Governments is currently working with the Town of Ridgefield to develop a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Plan for the Branchville Station Area. This plan will build upon previous planning for the area including the Route 7 Corridor Study and the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Danbury Branch Line Study.
On November 16th, Planners from 9 municipalities in the region gathered for WestCOG’s first Planners’ Lunch. Continue reading First Planners’ Lunch
The WestCOG November 2015 Newsletter is available now! This monthly publication has news, project updates, and events for the region. Continue reading November 2015 Newsletter
WestCOG met with Peter Hearn and Dr. Peter Rostenberg to discuss the potential for a multi-use trail system along Margerie Lake Reservoir. The proposed trail could serve as a pedestrian link between New Fairfield and Danbury along Rt 37.
After 24 years as a Traffic Engineer for the City of Stamford, Mani Poola will be retiring. At the October 22nd SWRMPO meeting, Mani was saluted by several attendees. Continue reading Happy Retirement, Mani!
On Thursday, WestCOG staff took part in the “Connecticut Landscape Scenarios Workshop” as part of the Scenarios, Services & Society Research Coordination Network (S3 RCN), where multiple conservation stakeholders from across the state gathered for the day to “engage in an interactive process to build a set of alternative scenarios for how the CT landscape may change over the next 50 years. The resulting scenarios will be part of a New England-wide research and modeling project to analyze their potential consequences.” Continue reading WestCOG takes part in the Connecticut Landscape Scenarios Workshop
The first WestCOG Newsletter is available now! This monthly publication has news, project updates, and events for the region. Continue reading October 2015 Newsletter
WestCOG staff attended the 9th Annual Business Supports the Arts Award Breakfast. The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut’s “Business Supports the Arts” serves to increase visibility for arts and culture in Western Connecticut while gathering together many prominent leaders in our regional arts and business communities. Continue reading 9th Annual Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast