Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Planning

As the City of Amesbury plans for a more resilient future, BSC Group has worked collaboratively with the community to leverage opportunities provided by the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program. Working with a group of engaged citizens, BSC facilitated a series of community workshops to identify, catalog, and prioritize climate resilient actions to protect…Read More

Open Space and Recreation Plan

The City of Quincy is undergoing extensive change and growth throughout the community. In addition to working to stimulate the economy, the City has prioritized expanding open space and recreation amenities to provide opportunities for wellness, socialization, and ecological preservation. BSC Group worked with the City to update the Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP)…Read More

Community Planning for the Town of Athol

BSC Group has been a partner to the Town of Athol for a number of community planning and economic development efforts. This has taken shape through a variety of initiatives, including Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness planning, analysis of reuse options for specific downtown sites, and zoning and bylaw support. Working with funding through the Commonwealth of…Read More

Apple Country Ecological Climate Resiliency and Carbon Planning Assessment, Bolton, Harvard, Devens (MVP)

BSC Group is acting as prime consultant on a team to complete an Ecological Climate Resiliency and Carbon Planning and Assessment effort, made possible through the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program. The project aims to assess and analyze ecological resources and provide recommendations with attention to nature-based solutions in the Towns of Bolton and Harvard and…Read More

Downtown Rotary and Streetscape Improvements

BSC Group worked with the Town of Hudson to plan, design, and construct improvements to the Town's historic rotary.  This project transformed an aging, industrial downtown to a vibrant, modern civic space. A cluster of restaurants, microbreweries, and cafes has earned the Town designation as a “culinary mecca for entrepreneurial restaurateurs priced out of Boston”…Read More

Broadway (Rte. 99) Corridor Study

In order to capitalize on benefits from the recently opened Encore Casino, BSC is developing a study with the City of Malden to prepare for and guide opportunities along its’ busy Broadway (Rt. 99) Corridor. The study will examine existing physical and economic conditions and identify recommended revitalization options for key parcels. The study will…Read More

Hammond Pond Parkway Renovation

Assisting the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), BSC Group is designing a full-depth roadway reconstruction of Hammond Pond Parkway in the City of Newton. The final design will achieve a total re-channelization of the corridor to implement a road diet that will include pedestrian and bicycle accommodations, as well as streetscape design elements…Read More

Main Street Complete Streets Design

The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG) in partnership with the Town of Stratford has selected BSC to design a variety of improvements within Stratford Center along a ¾ mile segment of Main Street (Route 113). BSC's design will include a variety of roadway intersection improvements, wide multi-use walkways, lighting, and other means of ensuring…Read More

Gardner and Palmer Complete Streets Prioritization Planning

BSC developed a 5-year Prioritization Plan of the City of Gardner and is currently producing a similar plan for the Town of Palmer. These efforts are part of the MassDOT's Tier 2 Complete Streets Funding Program. To assist the City of Gardner and the Town of Palmer, BSC provided technical assistance to develop a prioritization…Read More

Urban Renewal Plan for Randolph’s Crawford Square

BSC was selected by the Randolph Redevelopment Authority to produce an Urban Renewal Plan for the Crawford Square Area. The effort will involve the collaboration of the town, development authority, stakeholders, and BSC to prepare the plan. Guided by past renovations and projects, BSC will further Randolph’s vision of a downtown that supports diversity, fosters…Read More