Magnolias in New England covered in ice. Photo by Todd Zukowski.
Between casts on the Swift River
Summer Sunset at Gooseberry Farm in West Springfield, MA
Winter skies and the Ludlow Mills clock tower

News & Announcements

Under the supervision of the Manager of the Land Use & Environment Section, performs a wide variety of planning tasks necessary to implement Valley Vision, the regional land use plan of our innovative and forward-thinking 21st century Regional Planning Agency, with responsibility for 43 citie

13 Dec

Sustainability Planner Employment Opportunity (Entry level OR Senior Planner--DOQ) Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) Land Use & Environment Section

13 Dec

ValleyBike Share began this summer with 500 electrically assisted smart bicycles deployed to 50 docking stations in the five cities and towns. Users can buy memberships or rent the bikes.

07 Dec
Agawam Connecticut Riverwalk and Bikeway

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is partnering with the Agawam Historical Commission to utilize a $72,000 grant to bring the town’s recordkeeping in compliance with 21st century Massachusetts Historical Commission requirements. The town council and Community Preservation Act Committee approved of the grant last spring.

06 Dec

Welcome to November's Pioneer Valley Progress Report! It's been another busy month here at the planning commission, where we've been advocating for, and helping local communities implement programs and policies that make our quality of life better.

30 Nov