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Thursday, 21 July 2016
North Quincy Small Business Story Tour

Store Owners

July 14, 2016, Quincy, Massachusetts: MAPC’s North Quincy Small Business Story tour focused on immigrant store owners demonstrating the diversity found on the streets of North Quincy. Story Tours are a component of MAPC’s Walks and Talks series where participants are lead through interactive walking tours that showcase a community’s stories.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

MAPC recently conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) with the Oregon Public Health Insitute to help inform an update to HUD's designated housing rule. The rule allows housing authorities to allocate a certain number of public housing units to senior and disabled families. 

The Health Impact Assessment looked at several factors, including accessibility and housing affordability, to analyze the rule and make recommendations to optimize the update's public health effects.

News Releases

Friday, 8 April 2016

Local legislators, elected officials & citizens to discuss transportation, economic development, climate change & planning

Join the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s South Shore Coalition and Representative Garrett Bradley (D-Hingham) for a Legislative Breakfast on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Willcutt Commons Senior Center, located at 91 Sohier St. in Cohasset.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Housing Production Plan identifies housing needs & demand, establishes goals for future housing development.


Join the Town of Arlington, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and planning consultant JM Goldson for a public forum on Thursday, April 7, at 6:45 pm in the main meeting room of the Senior Center at 20 Academy Street/27 Maple Street in Arlington.