Study Resources

This page provides links to reports, presentations, and other materials that have been prepared for the Gap Closure Study. Please refer back to this site in the future, as we will post material here as it becomes available.

Draft Report
Draft Report (PDF, 13.0MB)  NEW
Alignment C Map (PDF, 0.5MB)  NEW
Attachment A: Public Involvement Summary (PDF, 32.8MB)  NEW
Attachment B: Existing Conditions Assessment Report (PDF, 39.3MB)  NEW
Attachment C: Alternatives Screening and Evaluation Report (PDF, 88.4MB)  NEW
Attachment D: Plainville Alignment C Mapbook (PDF, 7.9MB)  NEW

HOW TO COMMENT ON THE DRAFT REPORT:
Please mail or email your comments to:
Timothy Malone
Principal Planner
Capitol Region Council of Governments
241 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 724-4221
tmalone@crcog.org

Meeting Materials
Plainville Town Council Public Hearing (February 5, 2018)
Meeting Notice (PDF, 5.5MB)
Presentation (PDF, 2.4MB) NEW
Presentation to Plainville Town Council (December 18, 2017)
Presentation to Plainville Town Council (PDF, 6.5MB)
Alignment C: Downtown Map (PDF, 3.8MB)
Alignment C: North Map (PDF, 4.8MB)
Alignment C: South Map (PDF, 4.5MB)

Collaborative Workshop (October 18, 2017)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.2MB)
Presentation (PDF, 2.7MB)
Summary (PDF, 0.2MB)
Workshop Comment Form (PDF, 0.1MB)

Open House Display Materials

Station 1

Project Background Boards (PDF, 3.1MB)

Station 2: Plainville North Section

Alignment Map - North Section (PDF, 19.0MB)
Example Facilities in Other Locations (PDF, 2.2MB)
This board provides examples where facilities with similar elements as Alignment C are in use elsewhere.
Trail Type Visualizations (PDF, 2.7MB)
These boards explore how the trail could look at key locations along the preliminary preferred alignment. They do not necessarily represent the final design. All visuals are conceptual and subject to change.

Station 3: Plainville South Section

Alignment Map - South Section (PDF, 17.6MB)
Example Facilities in Other Locations (PDF, 1.9MB)
This board provides examples where facilities with similar elements as Alignment C are in use elsewhere.
Trail Type Visualizations (PDF, 2.3MB)
These boards explore how the trail could look at key locations along the preliminary preferred alignment. They do not necessarily represent the final design. All visuals are conceptual and subject to change.

Station 4: Plainville Downtown Section

Alignment Map - Downtown Section (PDF, 14.7MB)
Example Facilities in Other Locations (PDF, 1.8MB)
This board provides examples where facilities with similar elements as Alignment C are in use elsewhere.
Trail Type Visualizations (PDF, 4.4MB)
These boards explore how the trail could look at key locations along the preliminary preferred alignment. They do not necessarily represent the final design. All visuals are conceptual and subject to change.

Station 5: Connections to CTfastrak

Steering Committee/Technical Team Meeting (July 11, 2017)

Presentation (PDF, 1.3MB)
Meeting Material Packet (PDF, 7.4MB)
Note: the packet is what was provided to the Steering Committee for the July 11 meeting and it is not necessarily the final version of any work products.
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Public Informational Meeting (May 22, 2017)

Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.3MB)
Meeting Summary (PDF, 0.1MB)
Presentations (PDF, 7.7MB)
Display Boards (PDF, 20.7MB)
Comment Form (PDF, 0.5MB)

Steering Committee/Technical Team Meeting (April 19, 2017)

Meeting Summary (PDF, 0.1MB)

Steering Committee/Technical Team Meeting (November 15, 2016)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.2MB)
Presentation (PDF, 7.2MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.2MB)

Plainville, Southington, New Britain Workshop Findings (October 6)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.3MB)
Presentation (PDF, 4.5MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.2MB)

Steering Committee/Technical Team Workshop Findings (October 6)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.3MB)
Presentation (PDF, 3.3MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.2MB)

New Britain Collaborative Planning Workshop (October 4)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.3MB)
Presentation (PDF, 6.7MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Steering Committee/Technical Team Collaborative Planning Workshop (October 4)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.3MB)
Presentation (PDF, 3.3MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Plainville Collaborative Planning Workshop (October 3)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.3MB)
Presentation (PDF, 5.7MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.2MB)

Technical Team Meeting #1 (July 27, 2016)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.1MB)
Presentation (PDF, 5.1MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Public Informational Meeting #1 (July 26, 2016)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.1MB)
Presentation (PDF, 5.2MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Steering Committee #2 (July 25, 2016)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.2MB)
Presentation (PDF, 5.1MB)
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 0.1MB)

Steering Committee #1 (April 28, 2016)

Meeting Minutes (PDF, 0.1MB)
Presentation (PDF, 0.3MB)
Meeting Package (PDF, 1.4MB)

Newsletters

Newsletter #3 - January 2018:  NEW
English (PDF, 2.3MB)  -  Polish (PDF, 2.5MB)  -  Spanish (PDF, 2.5MB)

Newsletter #2 - June 2017:
English (PDF, 1.1MB)  -  Polish (PDF, 0.9MB)  -  Spanish (PDF, 0.9MB)

Newsletter #1 - September 2016:
English (PDF, 6.2MB)  -  Polish (PDF, 6.0MB)  -  Spanish (PDF, 6.2MB)

Informational Documents

Alternatives Screening and Evaluation Report (PDF, 88.4MB)  NEW

Existing Conditions Assessment (PDF, 12.3MB)

Study Schedule (JPG, 0.2MB)

Study Area Map (PDF, 4.1MB)

Base Mapping

New Britain Basemap:
Section 1 (PDF, 12.0MB)  -  Section 2 (PDF, 12.5MB)  -  Section 3 (PDF, 14.1MB)

Plainville Basemap:
Section 1 (PDF, 11.8MB)  -  Section 2 (PDF, 12.2MB)  -  Section 3 (PDF, 12.5MB)  -  Section 4 (PDF, 14.1MB)

Past Studies

Design Study of a Multiuse Trail, Plainville CT - Master Plan Report 2009 (PDF, 16.9MB)

Southington-Plainville Farmington Canal Greenway Study - 2009 (PDF, 4.5MB)

Other Studies

CT Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is conducting a Statewide Bus Study to help make the bus transit system better meet the needs of Connecticut's residents and employees.

What: CTfastrak & CTtransit User Study

Where: CTfastrak Survey Link

Why: To understand how to meet the needs of current and potential CTtransit and CTfastrak users

CTfastrak Survey Announcement (PDF, 0.2MB)

 

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