The Section 5310 program provides Federal funding for capital expenses (up to 80% of total project cost) and operating expenses (up to 50% of total project cost) to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.
The application process has begun. See more information on the application process on WestCOG’s 5310 Webpage.
Join us at the Transit Roundtable: Successes, Challenges and Your Community at the Norwalk City Hall Community Room on Tuesday, January 28th, 9-11AM. Please register, more information after the cut:
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The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces its 2019 Annual Meeting on December 13, 2018 at 10:30 am in Lower Manhattan. For security purposes, please RSVP via Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/2KgMcz1 . More below.
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The Fourth Annual CT Trails Symposium, “Shout it Out!”: Trails Tourism and Marketing, presented by the CT Greenways Council In Partnership, will be held on the East Hartford Campus of Goodwin College on Thursday, October 24, 2019, 9am-3pm. The eventbrite page is here.
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The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces the fifth meeting of its Multi-State Freight Working Group on October 8, 2019 at 10:30 am. For security purposes, anyone interested in attending in person should use the following contact to RSVP no later than noon on Friday October 4, 2019: Carol Halper (firstname.lastname@example.org; 610. 264.4544). Please be sure and have a photo ID at the meeting location.
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UPDATE: REVISED TIME The Housatonic Valley Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association invites you to join for a “Trail School” at Flanders Nature Center (http://flandersnaturecenter.org) on Wednesday September 18!
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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.
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Earlier this year, WestCOG contracted FHI to perform a technical evaluation of the Stamford East Bus service (Routes 341, 344, and 345). The goal of the Stamford East Bus Service Technical Evaluation was to provide additional, more localized and quickly actionable recommendations which could be readily implemented.
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