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)
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 email@example.com.
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
SCCOG has prepared a Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The MTP is a policy document with a 25-year horizon, which sets priorities for Federal transportation funding in southeastern Connecticut. Revisions to this draft document will be published in the coming weeks, prior to a formal public comment period.
Draft MTP as of January 22, 2019
On January 29, SCCOG held an public workshop at the Groton Public Library to gain input a study that will identify and plan for housing and transportation demand related to SUBASE New London and General Dynamics Electric Boat.
Meeting materials and presentation (JLUS Implementation Website)
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.
Community Connectivity Program page
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.
January 29, 2019 – snow date: Jan. 30
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Groton Public Library
52 Newtown Road, Groton
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.
January 9, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 PM
261 Main Street, Norwich
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.
Provide input so our region can better accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.
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The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments has adopted the following legislative agenda for the year 2019.
2019 Legislative Agenda