The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission has completed working with a regional Consortium of cross-sector partners to develop a regional sustainability plan for the Berkshires. The three-year project developed a regional vision and supporting goals and strategies for energy, economy, agriculture, neighborhoods, housing, open space, recreation, transportation, health, infrastructure, and land use. The impacts of food security, rising fuel prices, climate change, and technology will be some of the emerging topics were integrated into the plan. Broad and diverse public outreach mechanisms were employed throughout the process to garner strong public input. The Plan was adopted on March 20, 2014.
Project Manager: Thomas Matuszko, AICP email the project manager