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23 Jan
The Cities of Chicopee and Holyoke and their partners – Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Opportunity Council and Nuestras Raices - will be hosting a second set of public workshops to promote green streets in those communities to resume a three-year effort to integrate more urban trees and green infrastructure into planned city road reconstruction projects. 
10 Jan
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In light of Smart Growth America naming Greater Springfield the 13th least dangerous metro area in the country for pedestrians, as well as Massachusetts ranking in the top 10 least dangerous states for pedestrians, as part of their 2016 edition of Dangerous by Design, the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is highlighting some of their collaborative efforts to make the streets of the Pioneer Valley safer for automobiles, bikers and pedestrians.
05 Jan
The Cities of Chicopee and Holyoke and their partners – Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Opportunity Council and Nuestras Raices - will be hosting public workshops to promote green streets in those communities next week to resume a three-year effort to integrate more urban trees and green infrastructure into planned city road reconstruction projects.
01 Sep
HADLEY---A new Connecticut River Byway Waypoint Center will celebrate its opening on Wednesday, September 7th from 1 to 4:00 PM. 
05 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.
18 Jul
SOUTHAMPTON---Southampton residents, businesses, surrounding community representatives, and all other interested persons and organizations are invited to provide comments on the update of the Town of Southampton Hazard Mitigation Plan on Tuesday, July 28 at 6:30 pm at Southampton Town Hall, 210 College Highway.
06 Jul
SPRINGFIELD---A panel of economic development leaders representing the Pioneer Valley’s urban core of Springfield, Chicopee, Westfield and Holyoke came together Thursday morning to discuss a recent report issued by MassINC’s Gateway City Innovation Institute on transformative development.
27 Jun
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) has recently released its 2016 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) annual update, as part of its larger Plan for Progress – a 10-year blueprint for economic development in the region.
22 Jun
Chester residents, businesses, and surrounding community representatives are invited to provide comments on the Town of Chester Hazard Mitigation Plan on Monday, June 27, 2016, at 6 pm at the Chester Train Station. 

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