Happenings

BSC Launches Springfield’s Highland Division Rail Trail Project

BSC Group has initiated a feasibility study for the conversion of an existing abandoned railbed into a multimodal pathway in the East Forest Park area of the City of Springfield. The feasibility study will investigate options to increase safety for all users, particularly at points where the trail network crosses busy roadways, considering the existing…Read More

BSC’s Worcester Roots Go Deep!

As a long-standing member of Worcester's business community, BSC Group is proud to support the City by sponsoring a traffic island. Our volunteer team recently rolled up their sleeves to spruce up the island with a new look for fall! While BSC's roots in Worcester extend for more than a century, we continue to work…Read More

BSC Group Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of BSC Group's diversity and inclusion initiative, the firm celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by having a 60-second chat with landscape architect Ricardo Austrich. Ricardo discusses his heritage and its influence on landscape design, as well as how he designs for other cultures.Read More

BSC Staff Attend Ribbon Cutting at the South Worcester Playground

BSC staff were on site last month for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of over $2 million in renovations at the South Worcester Playground. Work on the project began in 2014, when BSC’s landscape architecture team developed a master plan to reinvent the existing park for a new generation. Construction of the first…Read More

Neponset River Greenway Named One of Great Places in America

The American Planning Association has selected the Neponset River Greenway as one of the 13 Great Places in America for 2019. The trail, which spans the City of Boston from its border with Milton to the Dorchester neighborhood, embraces many of the ideals of trail design: active transportation, waterfront design, connections to public transit, and…Read More

Ricardo Austrich, RLA Joins BSC Group as Manager of Landscape Architecture

BSC Group recently welcomed Ricardo Austrich, RLA, as Manager of Landscape Architecture in its Boston office. Ricardo immediately adds depth to the firm’s landscape architecture practice, contributing over 25 years of design and project management experience. Ricardo joins BSC from Halvorson Design Partnership, where he led a wide array of projects, ranging from urban landscapes,…Read More

BSC Assists the City of Pittsfield in Successful Complete Streets Grant Application

Pittsfield City staff members and community partners gathered this Tuesday at a press release to announce their award of $353,562 in funding under the state’s Complete Streets Program. The grant will benefit 10 sites throughout the City and will involve improvements to sidewalks, curb cuts, signals, bike lanes and other elements intended to make streets…Read More

BSC Group Recognized as First Place Winner of the CBC 2019 Project Team Award

Each year, the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) recognizes projects that have exemplified excellence through successful team collaboration, from consultant to owner. BSC Group was honored to receive first place in the Transportation / Utility / Civil category this year for our design of the Route 31 Roadway Reconstruction project in the Town of Coventry. The…Read More

Lori Chicoyne Named WTS Boston Member of the Year

The Boston chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar has presented Lori Chicoyne with the prestigious Claire Barrett Member of the Year Award. This honor recognizes Lori's ongoing commitment to promoting opportunities for women in the transportation industry. The award was presented at the WTS Boston 2019 Annual Awards and Scholarships Dinner, where a variety of…Read More

Supporting STEM: BSC Volunteers Judge Middle School Design Competition

BSC Group's Heather Hamilton and Matt Ciminella served as volunteer judges for Mass STEM Hub's Design Showcase. The event, which took place at the Peabody Essex Museum, engaged a group of more than 100 middle school students. Young engineers were challenged to design and build a robotic pull toy using a variety of skills that…Read More
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