Through the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at COG, area officials, planners, and engineers focus on significant challenges like roadway and transit congestion, efficient freight movement, and safety. Learn more about COG's transportation planning areas. Learn more about the TPB.
COG's work engages leaders in various environmental fields from water quality experts to urban foresters. Together, they are advancing regional efforts to restore local waterways, reduce air pollution, increase renewable energy use, promote recycling, and enhance and preserve green space and agriculture. Learn more.
Area officials and experts, including planning and housing directors and child welfare and health officials, work together with their counterparts at COG to help shape stronger communities throughout the region. Learn more.
COG brings police chiefs, fire chiefs, emergency managers, and other leaders together as part of its work to strengthen regional public safety coordination, homeland security planning, and emergency communication. Learn more.
COG connects leaders across borders to help shape strong communities and a better region. Every month, more than a thousand officials and experts come to COG to make connections, share information, and develop solutions to the region’s major challenges. Learn more.
The purchasing and human resources pages offer information on doing business with COG, cooperative purchasing, and job opportunities. In addition, the website features initiatives that tie subject areas together, such as infrastructure and economic competitiveness.
This report documents the assessment of the 2016 Amendment to the CLRP and the FY 2017-2022 TIP with respect to air quality conformity requirements under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. The analysis used criteria and procedures contained in the Environmental Protection Agency's final conformity rule, published in the November 24, 1993 Federal Register, with subsequent amendments and additional federal guidance published by EPA and by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration. The analysis is a responsibility of the Transportation Planning Board.
As part of the Metropolitan Washington Water Supply and Drought Awareness Response Plan, COG issues monthly drought reports from May - October. Precipitation, groundwater, and streamflow levels are reviewed as well as recent forecasts for the region.
The REMS charts the region's economy with a brief overview and graphs that show inflation rates, job growth, unemployment rates, new housing starts, and at-place employment by industry group.
Report shows the region's air quality in relation to federal air quality standards for six pollutants--ground-level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and lead.
The District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia request that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) redesignate the Washington DC-MD-VA 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) marginal nonattainment are to attainment for this standard pursuant to the provisions under § 107 of the federal Clean Air Act (CAA).
This report provides information to governmental officials and the public as to the nature of the crime problem in the COG region. It also provides law enforcement administrators with criminal statistics.
Guidance to policymakers on incorporating social equity, cultural sensitivity, and community health considerations into air quality, climate, and energy planning.
The report lists the number of area children in foster care, the number of foster homes in the region, as well as other foster care and adoption statistics.