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

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Do you live in Natick? Are you interested in what Natick Center should be like in the future?

Join the Town of Natick and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) at an interactive public forum on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library at 14 East Central Street in Natick.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Do you live or own a business in Medfield? Are you interested in helping to shape the community’s vision and strategy for economic development and growth in Medfield’s downtown?