The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is a description of the annual program for a continuing, cooperative and comprehensive (3C) transportation planning process in the Berkshire region. As staff to the Berkshire Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is responsible for developing the UPWP in cooperation with the MPO and staff of member transportation agencies including the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) and MassDOT.
The UPWP provides an indication of regional long and short-range transportation planning objectives, the budget necessary to sustain the overall planning effort, and the sources of funding for each specific program element. All tasks will be performed by BRPC in cooperation with appropriate agencies, unless otherwise stated.
The work tasks within this UPWP reflect issues and concerns from transportation agencies at the federal, state and local levels. The UPWP continues BRPCs emphasis on tasks leading to implementation of transportation improvements. Several tasks are specifically targeted to implement recommendations of the Regional Transportation Plan and provisions of federal legislation, particularly Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019 UPWP
October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018 UPWP
October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017 UPWP
October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016 UPWP
October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015 UPWP