After years of preparation and planning, ValleyBike Share is coming to our Valley next year. I, for one, am excited.
Springfield Republican: Western Mass. 'overlooked and underappreciated,' economist says at Knowledge Corridor event
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — If the economy of the Knowledge Corridor of Massachusetts and Connecticut is to grow, the Hartford/Springfield-centered region is going to have to live up to its nickname.
SPRINGFIELD — What are the current economic challenges and opportunities confronting former industrial hubs such as Hartford, Chicopee, New Haven, Springfield, and New Britain?
Massachusetts is among the top five states where bicycle ridership is growing, but it lags in developing the infrastructure to keep riders safe.
CHICOPEE — Ludlow resident Tom Rouleau clambered down the north bank of the Chicopee River just upstream of the Davitt Bridge Wednesday with a small, plastic bottle in hand.
Officially, the program was action item 7 in an update of the region’s Plan for Progress, first drafted by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) more than two decades ago and revised several times since to reflect changes and new priorities.
AMHERST – Two forums will be held this month on reducing the amount of trash produced by residents and businesses in Amherst, and seeking reaction to a solid-waste master plan aimed at moving the town toward becoming a zero-waste community.
Valley Bike Share is coming to Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton and Springfield, and eventually elsewhere in the Pioneer Valley – including the town of South Hadley. Nearly three years of planning and feasibility studies support the idea that our region is ready for bike share.
As students across Western Massachusetts return to school, we are reminded here at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission of how central the outcomes of this school year will be to our region's future prosperity.
By Dan Desrochers September 1, 2016 WESTFIELD – Residents were given the first chance to discuss the new hazard mitigation plan yesterday evening at city hall.