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).
Whether you are a municipal official in need of multimedia production, a local business in need of market analysis & mapping services or a non-profit looking for the most current demographic information, the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission's Regional Information & Policy Center (RIPC) is here to help you meet your goals.
PVPC: CHICOPEE AND HOLYOKE TO HOST FINAL PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TO REDUCE STORMWATER RUNOFF THROUGH U.S. FOREST SERVICE URBAN TREE PLANTING PROGRAM
Public Input on Conceptual Designs Sought for Study Areas in Chicopee and Holyoke
PVPC: CHICOPEE AND HOLYOKE TO HOST SECOND PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TO REDUCE STORMWATER RUNOFF THROUGH U.S. FOREST SERVICE URBAN TREE PLANTING PROGRAM
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.
PVPC: Report Ranks Greater Springfield 13th Least Dangerous Metro Area for Pedestrians in the United States
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.
PVPC: Chicopee and Holyoke to Host Public Workshops to Kickoff Efforts to Reduce Stormwater Runoff through U.S. Forest Service Urban Tree Planting Program
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.
HADLEY---A new Connecticut River Byway Waypoint Center will celebrate its opening on Wednesday, September 7th from 1 to 4:00 PM.
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.
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.