Fiscal Year 2023

The NVCOG conducts the federally-required transportation planning process for the Waterbury urbanized area and the portion of the Bridgeport-Stamford UZA within its boundary. This planning program is supported by funds from the US Department of Transportation with the State of Connecticut providing a portion of the non-federal share. The NVCOG also administers and oversees the consultant design services of several highway projects and planning studies. Federal and state funds are the primary sources to support these projects.

Funding Sources 
Federal Government     $ 3,264,488
State of Connecticut $ 1,099,445
Other Governmental Agencies        $ 572,428
                                                                       Total    $ 4,936,361
Allocation of Funds – Source                        
Project Design & Implementation    – Federal$ 1,246,661
                                                                    – State       $ 288,334
                                                                    – Local $ 171,649
Planning & Programming                  – Federal    $ 2,017,828
                                                                    – State $ 811,110
                                                                    – Local  $ 400,779
Total $ 4,936,361

As a direct recipient of federal transit capital dollars, the NVCOG receives funds from the Federal Transit Administration to purchase buses and equipment for the Valley Transit District, implement facility improvements and conduct special transit studies within the region. The vast majority of these funds are directly passed through the NVCOG to contractors.

Allocation of Funds – Programs and Planning Activities 
A. Transportation Planning Program$ 1,568,309
B. Regional Services Program $ 603,340
C. Program Support from General  Fund$ 458,413
D. Regional Brownfields Program $ 252,918
E. Transit Capital Program $ 153,554
F. LoTCIP $ 112,485
G. Naugatuck River Greenway Trail Program  $ 44,125
H. Emergency Management Program $ 20,415
I. Consultant Design Support$ 16,159 
                                                                                                    Total $ 3,229,717

In addition to its federal transportation planning role, the NVCOG supports regional collaboration through its municipal shared services and land use planning programs, as well as it Regional Brownfields Partnership. These activities are supported primarily by regional service grants from the State of Connecticut and other funds provided by local government entities.

Allocation of Funds – Project Design and Implementation Activities 
A. Regional Brownfields Program $ 998,754
B. Consultant Design Support $ 200,767
C. Naugatuck River Greenway Trail Program $ 190,632 
D. Regional Services Program $ 108,155
E. Transportation Planning Program $  103,591
F. Transit Capital Program  $ 71,252
G. LoTCIP $ 20,555
H. Program Support from General  Fund  $ 12,937
I. Emergency Management Program$ 0
                                                                                                    Total $  1,706, 643