Category Archives: Transportation

First Road Safety Audit in Brookfield

The first CTDOT Community Connectivity Road Safety Audit (RSA) was held in Brookfield on May 10. First Selectman, Stephen Dunn, and Brookfield municipal staff participated in the RSA with WestCOG and CTDOT. Brookfield was awarded an RSA for the Route 202/Federal Road corridor between the “4 Corners” intersection and south to the Still River Trail Head.

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CT Statewide Transportation Study

The Connecticut Statewide Transportation Study is collecting information about everyday transportation choices and travel patterns in the state of Connecticut. The study reaches out to Connecticut residents to understand their travel behaviors including how they travel, where they go, why they travel, and how long it takes. This information is vital for transportation agencies in the state including the Connecticut Department of Transportation to not only understand how the existing transportation system serves the residents of the state but also to plan for future transportation needs.

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CT Commuter Rail Council Meeting

The CT Commuter Rail Council will meet on March 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Darien Town Hall Auditorium located at 2 Renshaw Road, Darien. The public and commuters are invited to attend to learn about upcoming improvement projects at Noroton Heights station and Atlantic Street/Stamford Transportation Center. During the meeting, the public will have the opportunity to ask questions, share their experiences and talk with representatives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation and Metro North Railroad.

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Westport Bus Study Final Report – Opportunity to Comment

The Western Connecticut Council of Governments in cooperation with the Town of Westport and the Connecticut Department of Transportation conducted a study of Westport Bus Service. The purpose of the study was to evaluate Westport Bus and paratransit services, identify community transit needs, and develop a transit plan that responds to community needs within reasonably available financial resources.

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Public Meeting to Review Study of Westport Bus Service Final Report

The Western Connecticut Council of Governments in cooperation with the Town of Westport and the Connecticut Department of Transportation conducted a study of Westport Bus Service. The purpose of the study was to evaluate Westport Bus and paratransit services, identify community transit needs, and develop a transit plan that responds to community needs within reasonably available financial resources.  Continue reading Public Meeting to Review Study of Westport Bus Service Final Report

Branchville TOD Charrette Summary Available

BranchvilleLogoThe 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.

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