The UPWP was developed to meet State and Federal requirements, as well as local priorities and needs. Specific tasks are identified through the analyses conducted and recommendations generated from 2000 through 2020 Regional Transportation Plans. Tasks within the UPWP also respond to needs identified during previous work and input from the FCTPO and the Franklin Regional Planning Board.
The final 2023 UPWP (October 1, 2022, through September 30, 2023) was endorsed by the Franklin County TPO on May 26, 2022.
The Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization will open a 21-day public review and comment period for the Draft 2024 Unified Planning Work Program. A link to the draft 2024 Unified Planning Work Program is on the Publications page. Comments on the draft documents will be accepted from Saturday, May 27th through Friday, June 16th, 2023. Comments should be submitted in writing via email to [email protected] or by letter to Beth Giannini, Transportation Program Manager, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield MA 01301.
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes the scope and estimated cost of work tasks to be conducted by the transportation planning staff of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments…