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Berkshire Regional Transit Authority Assistance

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) aids the region’s transit provider, the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA). The support activities which are provided to the BRTA include updates to the Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan, preparing the Transit portion of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and performing other transit related studies as requested. BRPC is an active member of the Berkshire Regional Coordinating Council that strives to promote alternative, cost effective ridesharing opportunities throughout the county.

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Complete Streets Projects

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) has supported the discussion of how Complete Streets might fit into Berkshire communities. As part of this effort, BRPC staff has been assisting communities in the development of Complete Streets Policies, and Project Prioritization Plans. This effort includes working with a core committee to look at the existing conditions, opportunities, and challenges in implementing Complete Streets elements. Each project includes a final report summarizing the Town's existing conditions, needs, objectives, and priorities. Staff is working with Cheshire, Clarksburg, Dalton, Egremont, Gt. Barrington, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lenox, North Adams, Sandisfield, Stockbridge and Williamstown.

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North Adams Eagle Street Pedestrian Feasibility Study

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) to provide services for the Eagle Street Pedestrian Mall Woonerf Feasibility Study will engage business owners and other interested persons about limiting vehicular traffic on Eagle Street to allow for greater pedestrian use. Conceptual designs will be prepared and presented to business and property owners along this section of Eagle Street. At the end of this study effort, the City will be able to determine whether to proceed with engineering design for the concepts developed during the feasibility study.

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