MAPC recognizes the need to plan for housing that is adequate, decent, and affordable to people with a broad range of incomes, as well as concentrated near jobs and transportation networks.
MAPC works with municipalities and state agencies to support group purchases and individual retrofits of LED street lights, which greatly help reduce municipal energy consumption and expenditures.
The Orange Line services hundreds of thousands of riders in five municipalities and a broad array of neighborhoods, providing a robust environment for development. Currently, there are transit-oriented development (TOD) planning efforts for at least 10 stops along the Orange Line.
As part of our Walks & Talks program, MAPC, along with the The Immigrant Learning Center and the City of Malden, organized and hosted a dynamic walking tour of Immigrant owned businesses in Malden's downtown square. Read more about the day on our blog!
Summers are getting hotter. Everyone can feel it, but not everyone feels it evenly. High land surface temperatures can have a profound impact on the air temperature, exacerbating the heat and making everyone uncomfortable.
The City of Beverly has begun implementing MAPC's complete streets policy and, as part of the process, has built its first bike lane on Hale Street, a popular bike route.
MAPC supports the development of solar energy throughout the Greater Boston Region through a variety of techniques, ranging from regional procurement projects to educational events.