COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, FRCOG offices are closed from March 24 – April 7.

Staff are working remotely.

Building, plumbing and wiring inspectors are responding to emergencies only.

All meetings, workshops and forums are cancelled or have been changed to a call-in or video format.  Please look for emails from FRCOG staff about specific meetings or on our calendar https://frcog.org/events/category/meetings-and-events/.

Email is likely the most efficient way to reach staff.  You can find our email addresses and other contact information here: https://frcog.org/about/staff/

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FRCOG to participate in PARK(ing) Day in downtown Greenfield on Friday, September 19th

The FRCOG, the Town of Greenfield, and the GBA will take over the parking space located on Main Street at the corner of Chapman Street in front of the Brass Buckle Restaurant on Friday, September 19th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. These groups will convert the parking space into a public park for the day and promote local sustainable projects and alternative transportation activities that are occurring in Franklin County.

PARK(ing) Day Event Poster

Summary of Public Input from FRTA Community Conversations Available

A summary of the public input received at the Community Conversations co-hosted by the FRTA and FRCOG is now available here.  This input will be used to create various service scenarios, which will be evaluated by the consultants, URS, as they draft the Regional Transit Plan for the Comprehensive Service Analysis.

We still would like to hear from you regarding the future of public transit in Franklin County! Contact us with your thoughts:

FRTA – Michael Perreault, Assistant Administrator, Michael@frta.org, 413-774-2262

FRCOG – Megan Rhodes, Senior Transportation/Land Use Planner, mrhodes@frcog.org, 413-774-3167

Alternative Transportation Champions

To help encourage more Franklin County residents to walk, bike, or ride transit, the FRCOG is collecting stories from people in our communities who are already realizing the benefits from these alternatives to driving. Check out our first round of Alternative Transportation Champions:

Transportation Champ Profile Maureen

Transportation Champ Profile Carol

Transportation Champ Profile Peter

If you would like to add your story as an Alternative Transportation Champion, contact Land Use Planner, Alyssa Larose at alarose@frcog.org.