News at MAPC

Recent Coverage of MAPC

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.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Today, we released our new report, "Putting Legacy First: Planning for the Boston 2024 Olympics," jointly with the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance and Transportation for Massachusetts. The report urges Olympic planners to "put legacy first." Read full report here.

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.