Marissa Valentino and Rachel Salch to Co-chair Women’s Employee Resource Group

In celebration of International Women's Day, BSC Group has named Marissa Valentino, PE and Rachel Salch, PLA as co-chairs of the firm's Women's Employee Resource Group (ERG). The ERG, formed by BSC's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, provides a forum for colleagues to support each other in their professional growth and development. Marissa said, "International Women's…Read More

CEO Sean O’Brien Talks Transportation and Land Development at Bisnow Event

BSC's president and chief executive officer, Sean O'Brien participated in a recent Bisnow panel discussion tackling the issue of transportation infrastructure and its effect on the private land development market. Other panelists represented transportation and private land development, including Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, Rebecca Davis of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Leslie…Read More

Hudson Residents Contribute to Riverwalk Plans

Last night BSC Group's planners, landscape architects, and ecologists led a public forum to gain input that will guide the development of the Hudson Riverwalk. Using a Story Map and dynamic map graphics, BSC's team presented a history of the trail and its adjacent properties, including mill buildings, factory space, and abutments from a former…Read More

Partnering with Eversource to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Electric vehicles have emerged as a popular and effective way to reduce the use of fossil fuels and associated greenhouse gases. In fact, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States increased by 79% in 2018 and are predicted to make additional gains in 2019. Naturally, this has generated a growing demand for EV…Read More

BSC Group Celebrates National STEM Day

BSC is joining in recognizing National STEM Day with a new edition of “60 Seconds” with civil designer Matthew Ciminella and transportation project manager Heather Hamilton. Matt and Heather have taken an active role in supporting initiatives to help promote access to and awareness of STEM opportunities, including partnering with American Council of Engineering Companies…Read More

Article Features BSC’s Community Engagement for Old Lyme, CT Sidewalk Project

Recognizing that public infrastructure projects are about connecting people and communities, BSC's project team for the Hartford Avenue project in Old Lyme, CT, initiated the effort with a walk through the project corridor. Project principal Kurt Prochorena and landscape architect Jesse Harris took a back-to-basics corridor tour, stopping along the way to talk to residents…Read More

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