The three organizations in Western Connecticut responsible for regional transportation planning are updating their shared Public Participation Plan.
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Regarding their regional transportation plans and transportation capital improvement programs, the Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (HVMPO) and the South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (SWRMPO) are required to submit Air Quality Conformity Statements to the US Federal Highway Administration and to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Continue reading 30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD UNDERWAY
WestCOG will host the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum in Stamford on Thursday, June 9, 10:30am, at Sacred Heart University – Stamford Graduate Center.
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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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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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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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At the February Board Meeting, professors and students from UConn presented their findings concerning rail station parking usage and pricing, as well as findings from a survey of how students commute to the Stamford campus. Continue reading UConn Presents to WestCOG
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 Westport Bus Study Final Report – Opportunity to Comment