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Wide-angle view of an empty road and sidewalk.

Pavement Management Program

Roadways are critical assets in the local and regional transportation network. They provide a connection between people, goods, and businesses.  The condition of the roadways directly impacts the safety and…

FRCOF staff at the side of the road conducting traffic counts, with cows across the street.

Traffic Counting Program

The FRCOG has operated and maintained traffic counting equipment since 1991, primarily to conduct state-requested counts required by our contract with MassDOT. However, fulfilling this obligation has taken only a portion…

Cyclist crossing a bridge that makes up part of the Franklin County Bikeway.

Franklin County Bikeway

The Franklin County Bikeway is a county-wide regional bicycle network. The Bikeway consists of both shared roadway routes and off-road bicycle paths. The original 44-mile section of the Franklin County…

Marketing image of a road used to find adventures via the Western Mass Scenic Byways program, with overlay of slogan text, "Slow Roads, Great Adventures."

Scenic Byways

The National Scenic Byway Program is a federal transportation program that recognizes and celebrates scenic roads throughout the country. In Massachusetts, eligible roads are officially designated as Scenic Byways through…

A Franklin Regional Transit Authority shuttle van in front of the Olver Transit Center.

Transit Planning

The FRCOG also conducts transportation planning for public transit in coordination with the Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA). The FRCOG periodically conducts studies to assess transit services and ongoing unmet…

FRCOG staff taking measurements underneath a culvert.

Culvert Assessments

A culvert is a structure that channels water under an obstacle, or moves it in a desired direction away from roads, homes and other infrastructure. Culverts are often a pipe…

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