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Economic Development - Fact Sheet

Sample Past Accomplishments (Working with the municipalities)

1. Rt. 109 project
2. Rt. 128 Add-A-Lane
3. RT. 95 Scope Committee/Corridor Study
4. Rt. 1 Traffic Study
5. Environmental Impact studies
6. Rt. 138 Improvements

Current Projects

1. Rt. 1 and Rt. 95 Combined Corridor Study from Dedham to the Rhode Island border: Study Advisory Group to oversee progress of study
2. Rt. 95/Rt. 128 Interchange
3. Spring and Fall Speakers series
4. Monthly Economic Development Meetings at the Chamber
5. Attendance at bi-weekly TPPC (Transportation Planning and programming Committee) meetings at the Transportation Building in Boston advocating for area projects
6. Voting member at monthly RTAC (Regional Transportation Advisory Committee) meetings for the Boston MPO- we are the only Chamber in MA which sits as a voting member of this committee

Regional Working Group

1. Five area towns plus Norfolk County contribute to the Chamber to support our economic development efforts: Norwood, Canton, Walpole, Westwood and Dedham
2. This group meets monthly at the Chamber to set priorities and work on regional issues. The following areas have been chosen for study and action during the coming year:

  • Creating a Branding Initiative for the Neponset Valley region
  • Continue to advocate for transportation projects and stress the link between TIP projects and economic development in the region
  • Identify areas/services to explore for regionalization
  • Create a stronger relationship between large corporations and municipalities