Draft 2015-2018 Transportation Improvment Program Released

COGCNV has released a draft of its 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for public comment. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a four-year funding schedule of transportation improvement projects paid for by federal, state, and local funding sources. Highway and road improvements, bridge repairs, commuter services, and bus and train operating and capital funds are included in the TIP. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT) is also seeking public comments on its draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP): 2015-2018. 

Draft COGCNV TIP: 2015-2018 (PDF) >
Draft CTDOT STIP: 2015-2018 > 
Legal Notice (PDF) >

Air quality conformity assessments for Ozone and Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) were conducted by the Connecticut Department of Transportation to ensure that future transportation projects meet air quality standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Full air quality assessments can be found at the links below:

Air Quality Assessment for Ozone (PDF) > 
Air Quality Assessment for PM2.5 (PDF) > 

Public Comment Period

The Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley (COGCNV) will hold a public meeting for the Central Naugatuck Valley Region’s 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Air Quality Conformity Assessments on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. The public is encouraged to ask questions and offer comments and suggestions about projects in the TIP. The COGCNV office is located at 49 Leavenworth Street, Suite 303, in Waterbury. Written comments can also be sent to COGCNV, 49 Leavenworth Street, Suite 303, Waterbury, CT 06702, or by email to pgallagher@cogcnv.org. Public comments will be accepted until October 22, 2014.