New Marlborough Municipal Digital Equity Planning

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission was selected by New Marlborough to lead a Digital Equity Planning process leading to a charrette that includes a comprehensive existing conditions analysis; short-term community/stakeholder engagement related to digital literacy, devices, connectivity, affordability, and digital equity; strategic recommendations to meet the needs and goals of residents experiencing impacts of the digital divide; and an assessment of existing or future funding available through sources such as the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”).