On May 11th from 11am to 3pm a diverse constellation of non-profit and public organizations, including the City of Springfield, MassBike, WalkBike Springfield, WalkBoston and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, will be hosting an event at Barrows Park (on Walnut Street between Oak
Safe Routes to School is one of Healthy Hampden's priority strategies for West Springfield. Thus far, work has focused on the Coburn School and Memorial School. See documents related to this effort below.
PVPC worked with the Town of South Hadley to develop a Comprehensive Plan for Walking/Bicycle Routes and Hiking Trails in South Hadley. The Plan will shape long-term improvements to the Town's sidewalks, bike routes, bike paths, and hiking trails.
The South Hadley Comprehensive Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is complete. The report charts a plan for short- and long-term improvements to South Hadley's hiking, biking and walking networks.
For one morning in June, 2016, Northampton transformed a section of its Main Street with spray chalk, traffic barrels, potted plants, and tables and chairs. The event was a real-world quick and cheap test of concepts for redesigning the street.
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
On behalf of South Hadley, PVPC conducted a survey of residents and visitors to South Hadley about their experiences bicycling and walking in the town.
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and the Town of South Hadley will hold a public forum and visioning session Wednesday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the South Hadley Town Hall Auditorium, 116 Main Street.
PVPC is working with the Town of South Hadley to develop a Comprehensive Plan for Walking/Bicycle Routes and Hiking Trails in South Hadley. The Plan will shape long-term improvements to the Town's sidewalks, bike routes, bike paths, and hiking trails.