The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission strongly believes allowing Western Massachusetts residents to stay in their homes and communities regardless of their respective accessibility needs is a critical service we are proud to provide and are encouraged by these improvements to the program’s policies.
PVPC Highlights Changes to Home Modification Loan Program to Better Serve Disabled and Elderly Residents
PVPC Exec. Director Tim Brennan Encouraged by Regional Planning Agency Staff, Local Partners Being Named to Governor Baker's Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth Commission
Tim Brennan, Executive Director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) saw much potential in this week’s naming of the Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth’s 18 members - appointed by the Baker-Polito Administration - with two fellow Regional Planning Agency staff members, as well as two local partners included.
Post-Hurricane Irma Deployment Q&A with Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planner Stephanie Bozigian-Merrick
From September 9th through the 11th of 2017, Hurricane Irma battered much of Southern Florida with particular intensity in the Florida Keys where it made landfall on the 10th.
There will be a public meeting Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. at the South Hadley Town Hall Auditorium to discuss the prioritization of projects for the South Hadley Complete Streets Prioritization Plan.
Five Members of Congress, Local Planning Leaders to Reflect on New England Knowledge Corridor's Growing List of Transportation Assests
It’s not every day that business and civic leaders have the opportunity to hear from members of Congress whose collective districts span from Massachusetts’ Vermont border to the Long Island Sound’s shores in Connecticut, but Wednesday morning, October 18th at the newly opened Union Station, they’ll have the opportunity to do just that.
Connecticut and Massachusetts business leaders are being surveyed about their company's outlook, methods to recruit and retain talent, as well as their thoughts on how to address the region's most pressing transportation issues.
PVPC recently completed the 2017 Annual Update of the Plan for Progress, the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The document is required by the U.S. Economic Development Administration to report the status of ongoing economic development initiatives. The report also identifies eligible projects seeking federal grant assistance from the EDA during the upcoming 12-18 months.
The communities of Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton, South Hadley and Springfield, the University of Massachusetts, and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission have been working for nearly two years to bring this 21st century amenity here.
Two upcoming events hosted by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) and Chicopee 4Rivers Watershed Council (C4RWC) in Chicopee and Ludlow will celebrate an opportunity for area residents to better understand the health of our local rivers and streams, as well as get a chance to explore and enjoy the lower Chicopee River.
Planning Commission Seeks Public Input on Pioneer Valley Regional Economic Development Strategy Update
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is asking those who live and work in Hampden and Hampshire counties to participate in their 30-day public review and comment period as they conduct their annual update of the Pioneer Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).