Transportation Project Solicitation – Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP):

SCCOG is accepting applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), through April 19th. TAP funds are used for bicycle, pedestrian, and transit enhancements.

SCCOG is apportioned $1.18M in funding of FFY2021 – FFY2025. Successful applications will meet eligibility criteria, cost a minimum of $500,000, and have a local cash match of at least 20%.

SCCOG will hold an informational meeting for municipal staff on March 8th, 2pm, at SCCOG offices. R.S.V.P to Kate Rattan – Krattan@seccog.org.

Solicitation Memo – SCCOG

Solicitation Letter – CT DOT

2016 TAP Federal Guidance

CT Surface Transportation Block Grant Program form

2021 TAP Cost-estimate Template

CT DOT 2017 Cost Estimating Guidelines

TAP Presentation (3/11/19)

Public Comment Period and Public Hearing – Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP):

A public comment period for the Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) will begin February 8, 2019 and end March 12th. SCCOG will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 27th at 5pm, located at SCCOG Offices: 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, CT. Please submit written comments by mail to SCCOG offices (address above) or by email to office@seccog.org. 

The MTP is a policy document with a 25-year horizon, which sets priorities for Federal transportation funding in southeastern Connecticut. The MTP studies existing conditions and transportation needs, and makes recommendations for transportation improvements through the year 2045. The MTP is updated every four years.

Draft MTP as of February 8, 2019

Air Quality Conformity Resolution

Regional Transportation Conformity Report

Conformity Determination Report

Five Southeastern Connecticut Municipalities Earn Community Connectivity Program Grants:

Colchester, Montville, New London, Norwich, and Sprague were awarded grants under the CT DOT Community Connectivity Program. Community Connectivity grants are used for capital projects that improve bicycle and pedestrian safety.

  • Colchester: Town Green Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Project, $397,030.00.
  • Montville: Route 32/163 Intersection Improvement, $378,000.00.
  • New London: Connectivity Improvements at Governor Winthrop Boulevard, Water Street, and Ferry Street (signals, sidewalks, crosswalks), $399,901.00.
  • Norwich: Franklin Square Safety Improvements (roundabout), $400,000.00.
  • Sprague: Shetucket River Nature Style Walkway, $400,000.00.

Press Release

Community Connectivity Program page

Public Workshop – SUBASE New London Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Implementation Project:

The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments is conducting a study to identify and plan for future demands across the region for housing and transportation related to expanded activities at Electric Boat and SUBASE New London. Please join us to learn about the study and share your ideas.

Meeting information:
January 29, 2019 – snow date: Jan. 30
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Groton Public Library
52 Newtown Road, Groton

Meeting Flyer

Public Meeting – SCCOG Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan:

The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments invites members of the public to a meeting and workshop, to discuss the existing conditions of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in the region. This meeting will feature a short introductory presentation, followed by table-top, participatory exercises. Food provided. Children welcome.

Meeting information:
January 9, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Otis Library
261 Main Street, Norwich

Meeting Flyer

Thames River Heritage Park Foundation seeks water taxi and boat tour operator

The Thames River Heritage Park Foundation (TRHPF) is soliciting proposals from Licensed Commercial Tour Boat Operators to provide a Water Taxi Shuttle Service among at least three points linking the cultural and historic sites of the Thames River Heritage Park (TRHP), as well as to operate boat tours in the lower Thames River estuary.

RFP

Interactive Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Map and Survey

Provide input so our region can better accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.

Survey

Interactive Map

Basic instructions for the map:

  1. Create a login.
  2. Navigate the map to the location you are looking for.
  3. Open up the legend and click the “+” next to the feature you wish to put on the map
  4. Start drawing.…
  5. When you have finished click “Finish” in the lower left hand corner.
  6. Enter a Title and Description
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