Summer Sunset at Gooseberry Farm in West Springfield, MA
Crab Apple blossoms in Springfield
Historic West Springfield home in summertime
Summer flowers

News & Announcements

At the next meeting Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) (date TBD), the

30 Sep

A draft of the final report for the South Hadley Comprehensive Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is available for review. 

Continuing, Comprehensive, and Cooperative Planning Process

23 Sep

AMHERST – Two forums will be held this month on reducing the amount of trash produced by residents and businesses in Amherst, and seeking reaction to a solid-waste master plan aimed at moving the town toward becoming a zero-waste community.


14 Sep

Valley Bike Share is coming to Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton and Springfield, and eventually elsewhere in the Pioneer Valley – including the town of South Hadley. Nearly three years of planning and feasibility studies support the idea that our region is ready for bike share.

14 Sep
Agawam Connecticut Riverwalk and Bikeway

As students across Western Massachusetts return to school, we are reminded here at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission of how central the outcomes of this school year will be to our region's future prosperity.

14 Sep