“The base funding is incredibly important. The RTAs know what they’re getting from local governments, and they have a pretty good idea what they’re getting from the feds, but the state funding is always a wild card,” says Patrick Beaudry, the Manager of Public Affairs for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.
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
Massachusetts Transportation Advocates Back Senator Eric Lesser's Regional Ballot Initiative Budget Amendment
Transportation groups across the Commonwealth are lining up in support of Senator Eric Lesser’s recent filing of language to the state’s budget debate (Amendment #1183) that would enable a municipality or group of municipalities as a district to raise additional local money for transportation projects or operations via ballot initiative.
After years of preparation and planning, ValleyBike Share is coming to our Valley next year. I, for one, am excited.
"PVPC is shaping the future of the states hardland region's 43 diverse communities. Commuter trains to Boston, a bike share program and the Connecticut River Clean Project are some top priorities for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.
Commuter trains from Springfield to Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield could begin next year, transportation secretary Stephanie Pollack says
By Jim Kinney | email@example.com The Republican posted on February 03
The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) will convene a Transit Focus Group on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 to obtain feedback for use in the development of the update to the Regional Transportation Plan for the Pioneer Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization
Click Here to go to the Trains in the Valley Website Click Here to go to the MassDOT Statewide Rail Plan Study the feasibility of possible future passenger rail improvements intended to reduce travel time, maximize accessibility, and provide viable transportation alternative.
PVPC is collaborating with the Cooley Dickinson Hospital and the United Way of Hampshire County to assess patients access to services and recommend ways to improve access to services.