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

BSC Volunteers Support DCR Park Serve Day Clean-up at Tenean Beach in Dorchester

A group of BSC volunteers gathered at Tenean Beach in Dorchester to support the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Neponset River Watershed Association in the annual Park Serve Day clean-up. The team collected more than 10 bags of trash from the beach and nearby Joseph Finnegan Park, both valuable elements of the…Read More

BSC Group Names Heather Gould Director of Planning

BSC Group (BSC) has appointed Heather Gould to the role of Director of Planning. In this capacity, Heather will provide leadership for BSC’s land planning services, drawing from the company’s multidisciplinary staff to support the needs of clients. Furthermore, as part of BSC’s growth, Heather will help expand the firm’s planning services throughout New England…Read More

Burlington MA Plans for Climate Change

BSC Group is assisting the Town of Burlington in planning for the effects of climate change through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program. A recent workshop was covered by the Town's Cable Access Television and highlighted the range of topics discussed and input generated by the participants. Led by BSC's Jeff Malloy…Read More

Hamilton Adds Voice to Debate on Electric Scooters

BSC's Heather Hamilton was quoted in a USA Today article discussing the benefits and drawbacks of electric scooter services. Heather's take on the topic: scooters “could be one puzzle piece” in efforts to attain carbon neutrality. Check out the full article here: USA Today.Read More