District Local Technical Assistance 2024

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is soliciting eligible projects from its member communities to receive technical assistance under the 2024 District Local Technical Assistance (DLTA) program. Under this program, BRPC staff provides technical assistance to communities, at no cost to the community, on eligible projects. Full solicitation.  Click here for a DLTA 24 Fillable Application due Friday, January 26, 2024.

BRTA Proposes More Bus Service

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is proposing to add new evening bus service to additional weekday and Saturday fixed routes. Recently, the BRTA Advisory Board voted to initiate a public comment period to

Berkshire County 50-year Population Projections (v23)

Berkshire Benchmarks have developed 50-year population projections based on the 2020 US Census for Berkshire County. The projections are an existing trend projection, which means they use the trend in

Call for Submissions – Priority Economic Development Projects

The 2023-2027 Berkshire County CEDS contains a Priority Project list which inventories regionally significant economic development projects. Through December 31, 2023, BRPC staff and the CEDS Committee invite submission of additional projects not yet listed in the 2023-2027 CEDS.

Remote and Hybrid Public Meeting Provisions Extended to March 31, 2025

Governor Healey has signed the supplemental, combined spending and borrowing bill into law. With its passing, municipal governments and other public entities are able to continue holding meetings remotely and in hybrid formats until March 31, 2025.