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Springside Pump Track Survey Shows Support for the Project

By Brittany PolitoiBerkshires Staff

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- A survey seeking community input on the proposed pump track and bike skills park in Springside Park generated about 96 responses in two weeks.

A good majority of the responses were positive, though there was an array of concerns about the project including safety, the pump track's impact on Springside Park, and maintenance.

At a special Jan. 5 Parks Commission meeting for the pump track proposal, it was decided that New England Mountain Bike Association and Berkshire chapter President Alison McGee would solicit community input through an online survey.

This survey looked at what the community thought this project would bring to Springside Park, any concerns they had, and dove into details such as project size, style, and provided space for any other questions.

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