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Pittsfield Receives State Funds For Shared Streets And Spaces Projects

The city announced Tuesday that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, or MassDOT, approved and funded the City of Pittsfield's grant application for the Shared Streets and Spaces Program in the amount of $238,826.

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Wednesday Presentation to Give Alternatives for Bennington-Williamstown Bike Path Idea

It will be some time before the Ashuwilticook Rail Trail is extended in Massachusetts from Adams through North Adams to link with a crosstown trail set to break ground in Williamstown next year.

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Williamstown Trail Project Must Account for Rare Elm

But officials are confident the issue can be resolved quickly in order to keep the Mohawk Bicycle/Pedestrian Trail on track to break ground next spring.

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Pressure from Residents Puts Williamstown Bike Path Back on Track

Town Manager Jason Hoch told the Select Board on Monday that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation once again has broken the Williamstown leg of the trail off from the North Adams project, reversing a course the state agency announced this spring.

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Wednesday Deadline for Williamstown Residents to Weigh in on Bike Path Delay

The Select Board sent a letter Monday expressing its displeasure with yet another delay on a long-planned bike path through town.

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Williamstown-North Adams Bike Trail Project Pushed Back Another Year

Construction of the Williamstown-North Adams bike trail has been pushed back one year, again. The Metropolitan Planning Organization agreed to push the project back to the fiscal year 2020. The trail construction had been scheduled for fiscal year 17, was pushed to 18, and then to 10 already.

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North Adams Bike Trail Hearing Repeats Past Debates

Many of the arguments at the state Department of Transportation public hearing were repeats from past hearings during which abutters on Chenaille Terrace had asserted the bike path on city land would be detrimental to their neighborhood.

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