The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) are responsible for managing the transportation assets that allow the state’s economy and its people to flourish.
The RTP for the Pioneer Valley outlines the direction of transportation planning and improvements for the region for the next 20 years. The RTP provides the basis for the TIP as well as state and federal funding for regional transportation planning and projects. While focusing on transportation, the RTP is a comprehensive planning document that incorporates regional economic development and land use considerations.
Regional Transportation Plan Articles
The Top 100 High Crash Intersections Report is a listing of locations in the Pioneer Valley region with a high occurrence of collisions during calendar years 2015 – 2017. Crashes are weighted based on the severity of the crashes using the “Equivalent Property Damage Only” or EPDO methodology whe
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is surveying trail users in cooperation with the Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail, the City of Westfield, Friends of the Southwick Rail Trail and the Southwick Park and Recreation Department.
The purpose of the Pioneer Valley Regional Freight Transportation Plan is to identify freight needs, review existing conditions of the current freight network, and assess future potential for expansion and improved efficiency and safety of freight in coordination with the Massachusetts Freight Pl