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March-April 2019

In this issue:

PAGE 1

• Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure on the Rise

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• East-West Passenger Rail Study Public Meeting

• MVP Planning Grants Available

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• County Health Rankings Release Event

• Calling for Environmental Points of Contact for Each Municipality

• Culvert Replacement Municipal Assistance Grant Program

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• 2020 Census PSAP

• DataTown

• Calendar

March-April 2019 Common Ground Newsletter


January/February 2019

Berkshire MPO-FFY 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) • Regional Investment Database • Countdown to Census 2020 • BRPC Staff Updates • District Local Technical Assistance Requests • Planning for Future Transportation • Planning for Future Transportation (Cont’)• Berkshire Benchmarks • A Note from Lauren • Calendar

January/February 2019 Common Ground


November/December 2018

Regional Transportation Plan Update – Progress Report • Berkshire Flyer 2.0 • Downtown Great Barrington receives Cultural District designation
• BRPC’s 5th Thursday Dinner–Census 2020 • 2018 Charles Kusik Award winner • The Massachusetts Rural Policy Advisory Commission
• Congratulations! • CalendarNewsletter

November/December 2018 Common Ground


September/October 2018

North Adams Updates Zoning Map, Districts, 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Under Construction, Age Friendly Berkshires Progress Report, Save the Date: Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Annual Dinner, Year 4 of the Community Compact Cabinet Program, Statewide Municipal Best Practices Conference Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Awarded for Cheshire and New Marlborough, Berkshire Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaboration and Age Friendly Berkshires Newsletters, COMING SOON - Berkshire Municipalities List Serve, Calendar

September_October 2018


July/August 2018

2020 Regional Transportation Plan Under Construction • Western MA Developers Conference, Greenfield ADA Project • BRPC to Receive $450,000 in Supplemental Funds for Cleanups of Contaminated Brownfield Sites Berkshire County, Housatonic River Restoration Projects: Round, Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grant Program– apply period July 19-20, 2018 • Exercising Regional Shelters for Berkshire County, The next round of HeatSmart to accept applications in July 2018! • Calendar

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May / June 2018

Twenty-Four Year (almost) Retrospective, Adams EMS Takes Part in Post-Overdose Engagement and Harm Reduction Training,· Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grants,· Age Friendly Launch Event,· Berkshire MPO Public Review and Comment,· Public Meeting set for MassDOTs 2019 -2023 Capital Investment Plan, EOEEA Municipal Planning Assistance Grant Program and calendar

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