Last week, metro mayors and leaders, including Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, signed the Metro Boston Climate Change Preparedness Commitment to better prepare our region.
MAPC staff members spent the day talking to residents, workers, and commuters of Braintree to seek their input on improving the area. The ideas and opinions collected will help to inform a new visioning plan, in coordination with the Town of Braintree, for the area around the red line stop and Ivory Street.
On Earth Day, Quincy residents came together to learn more about climate change and its impacts the city and offer input for the Quincy Coastal Adaptation Plan. The Plan will examine the effects of climate change on Quincy as well as identify strategies for better resiliency.
Courtesy Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center held its annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon over the weekend. MAPC was a sponsor of the great event that brings together innovators from all over the city to create original, tech solutions to real environmental issues every year.
This week is National Public Health Week (NPHW). Visit www.nphw.org to learn more about public health work around the country, issues facing our nation, and ways to get involved.
MAPC recently took part in WalkBoston's first conference on walkability in the city. As part of our transportation work, we aim to increase access to pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure.
On March 17th, legislators, mayors, community advocates, law enforcement officials, and youth program participants from across the state gathered at the State House for Community Safety Day on the Hill. Together, they demonstrated the importance of funding programs to combat youth and gang violence in the Commonwealth.
Thank you to everyone who came to this year's Open House! We had a great time sharing our work and connecting with old and new friends. Stay tuned for more info and pictures from the night!
As residents continue to cope with the MBTA crisis, MAPC's 2012 "Fix the T" Budget Calculator has renewed relevance, even though the exact numbers have changed.
As a result of all the snow, NERAC’s Regional Cache Sites have been used by a number of municipalities (and two hospitals) to care for their citizens and protect their infrastructure.