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Public Comment on Amendments to the Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization MOU

The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization (FCTPO) released a Draft Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) forming the FCTPO for public review on April 28, 2020. There will be a 21-day public comment period from Friday, May 1, through Thursday, May 21, 2020. Comments can be submitted in writing to mmullaney@frcog.org or to Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301. The Draft MOU Amendment is available for review at the link below:

DRAFT Amendment Franklin MOU 4-25-2020

Draft 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program is Available for Public Review

The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization released the Draft 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for public review on April 28, 2020. There will be a 21-day public comment period from Friday, May 1, through Thursday, May 21, 2020. Comments can be submitted in writing to lscarbrough@frcog.org or to Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301. The Draft 2021-2025 TIP has been revised per the comments received and is available for review at the following links:

DRAFT Franklin 2021-2025 TIP Text – REVISED
DRAFT Franklin 2021-2025 TIP Highway List
DRAFT Franklin 2021-2025 TIP Transit List

Draft Franklin County 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Available for Public Review

The Franklin County TPO released the Fiscal Year 2021 Draft UPWP on April 28, 2020, for a 21-day public review and comment period. Comments on the draft UPWP will be accepted from Friday, May 1, until Thursday, May 21, 2020. The draft document UPWP is available for review at the link below, by calling the FRCOG at (413) 774-3167, or by contacting  lscarbrough@frcog.org to request copies. Comments should be submitted in writing via email to lscarbrough@frcog.org or by mail to Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301.

Draft Franklin 2021 UPWP

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Public Comment Period for Draft Amendment to the 2020 TIP Highway Project List

The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization will open a 21-day public review and comment period on Draft Amendment #1 to the 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program. Comments on the Draft will be accepted from Monday, March 30, until Monday, April 20, 2020. The Draft document is available for review at the links below or by calling (413) 774-3167 x 139 to request copies.  Comments should be submitted in writing to lscarbrough@frcog.org or to Franklin regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301.

The Draft Amendment and a summary are available for review at the following links:

2020 Franklin TIP Highway Project List Amendment 1 DRAFT
2020 Franklin TIP Amendment 1 Summary