Summer Sunset at Gooseberry Farm in West Springfield, MA
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Historic West Springfield home in summertime
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News & Announcements

WAMC: Federal Funds OKed For Regional Bike Share Program

By: Paul Tuthill

August 9, 2016

Federal funding has been approved for a bike sharing service in western Massachusetts.

18 Aug

By Scott Merzbach

Saturday, August 6, 2016

NORTHAMPTON — A long-planned regional bicycle sharing program that could launch next summer in both Northampton and Amherst secured more than $1 million in federal funding this week.

18 Aug

Press Release

August 5, 2016

SPRINGFIELD --- Last Monday, the region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) - the body which approves federally funded transportation projects in Hampshire and Hampden counties - voted final approval of a Transportation Improvement Plan, which included $1,171,971 in funding in FY17 for ValleyBike - a regional Bike Share collaborative program between the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Springfield, Holyoke, Amherst, Northampton, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

05 Aug

By: Ted LaBorde

August 2, 2016

WESTFIELD - City officials are launching efforts to gain Green Community status for the city through the state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

05 Aug
Springfield Skyline

By: G. Michael Dobbs

July 28, 2016

I had a fascinating a-hah moment the other day when I was covering the press conference about a rail study that would improve access to rail travel in Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut.

05 Aug