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Stakeholder Stakeholder Description
Amtrak Nationwide Passenger Rail Organization with service in entire northeast corridor.
Archive Data Users Users of archived data.
Commercial Vehicle Operators Private commercial vehicle operators
ConnDOT Connecticut Department of Transportation
CT DEMHS Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Responsible for coordinating homeland security communications systems in the State of Connecticut and for distributing information and security warnings. The agency is also charged with establishing standards and protocols for use of any intelligence information.
CT Department of Environmental Protection Provides permitting for HAZMAT and environmental monitoring.
CT DMV State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. Provides permits for commercial vehicles.
CT DPS Connecticut Department of Public Safety. Includes Connecticut State Police; and Fire, Emergency, & Building Services.
CT National Guard A dual state-Federal force, commanded by the governor of the State of Connecticut.
CT Transit Provides fixed route public transit services in the Greater Hartford, New Haven, and Stamford, Connecticut.
Ferry Operators Owners and operators of ferry service. This includes the Connecticut Department of Transportation, Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, and Cross Sound Ferry.
Financial Institution Banks involved in the transfer of funds for toll and fare collection as well as for other fee based transportation services.
IAG Agencies IAG - Inter-Agency Group. E-ZPass Agencies coalition responsible for maintaining and coordinating the interoperability standards for its member agencies.
Independent School Districts Includes public schools throughout the study region.
Local Media Includes both print (newspaper) and broadcast (TV, radio) news media.
MTA Metro North Railroad MTA Metro North Railroad
MTA Police Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police
Municipal or Regional Government Regional or local city/town offices and departments.
Municipal or Regional Public Safety Regional or local city/town agencies responsible for emergency coordination.
Municipal Public Works Department Local city department responsible for street maintenance.
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Weather Service).
Other States Agencies Represents the agencies and departments of neighboring states.
Private Ambulance Private ambulance companies in the region.
Private Information Service Providers Local, regional and national information service providers that provide travel information, including local media (print, TV and radio), Internet sites, service bureaus, etc
Private Maintenance Contractor Private contractors providing maintenance functions.
Private Parking Operators Operators of public or private parking facilities, including park-and-ride facilities. May include bus shuttle services provided by private park-and-ride facilities.
Private Taxi Providers Private companies providing taxi service.
Private Tow/Wrecker Providers Private towing companies
Private Transit Providers Represents other transit providers, including intercity bus carriers, private shuttle operators, and commuter bus operators.
Private Travelers Traveling public accessing various modes of transportation, including surface street, air, rail/transit, and non-motorized.
Rail Operators Operators of private rail systems, including passenger and freight.
Regional Emergency and Public Safety Agencies Provide response for natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.
Regional Medical Center Hospital/trauma centers in the region.
Regional Planning Organizations Represents Regional Planning Agencies and Council of Governments in the State of Connecticut. These include: CCRPA - Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency, COGCNV - Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley, CRCOG - Capitol Region Council of Governments, CRERPA - Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency, GBRPA - Greater Bridgeport Regional Planning Agency, HVCEO - Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials, LHCEO - Litchfield Hills Council of Elected Officials, MRPA - Midstate Regional Planning Agency, NECCOG - Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, NWCCOG - Northwestern Connecticut Council of Governments, SCRCOG - South Central Regional Council of Governments, SWRPA - South Western Regional Planning Agency, SECCOG - Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, VCOG - Valley Council of Governments, and WINCOG - Windham Region Council of Governments.
Regional Transit Districts Represents Regional Transit Districts in the State of Connecticut. These include: Estuary Transit District, Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, Greater Hartford Transit District, Greater New Haven Transit District, Greater Waterbury Transit District, Housatonic Area Regional Transit District, Meriden Transit District, Middletown Transit District, Norwalk Transit District, South East Area Transit, Valley Transit District and Windham Region Transit District.
Shore Line East Commuter rail service between New London and New Haven.
State of Connecticut State government agencies and departments.
Toll Agency Future toll road operating authority
TRANSCOM Consortium of transportation and emergency management agencies in the tri-state region (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York)
U.S. Coast Guard The United States Coast Guard.
Vanpools Transportation Management Associations and non-profit organizations providing vanpools, limited demand response service, and transit information. Includes RideWork, RideShare, and Metropool.

Last updated: 04-12-05