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Sep
22
Wed
2021
Executive Committee Meeting @ Zoom Video Conference
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Draft Agenda Executive Committee 9-22-21 (Annotated)

Meetings are generally held on the third Wednesday of the month from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Until further notice, the Executive Committee meetings will be conducted remotely via Zoom video conference consistent with Governor Baker’s Executive Order of March 12, 2020. To provide public access to the meeting while limiting the potential for abuse of videoconferencing technology (i.e. Zoom Bombing) members of the public may view the proceedings at https://www.youtube.com/user/MAPCMetroBoston.

Sep
23
Thu
2021
Air Quality Webinar Series: State Policy⁠—Lessons Learned and Best Practices
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

States and local government can advance policies and practices that reduce exposure to air pollution, and many have already begun this work.

A panel of experts will share examples of policies to improve indoor air qualities in homes. Panelist presentations will be followed up a Q&A.

Click here to register

Sep
29
Wed
2021
Exploring Together: Navigating Hybrid Engagement Session 2 @ Zoom Conference
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Exploring Together: Navigating Hybrid Engagement Session 2 @ Zoom Conference
Session 2

Facilitation & Meeting Design

Wednesday, September 29 | 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
As the world continues to adapt in the continued wake of a global pandemic, we are emerging into an era of flexible meeting experiences. Many municipalities and community engagement practitioners are exploring the possibility of hybrid meetings, offering online and in-person public participation.
Join us for a workshop series focused on shared practices and tools for hosting a successful meeting that bridges remote and in person participation. We will explore meeting facilitation and design, technology needs, and current state law and policy debates that will have an impact on municipal meeting policies moving forward.
Funding Opportunities for Regional Trail Projects @ Zoom
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Landline Coalition

Funding opportunities for regional trail projects

Wednesday, September 29 | 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The LandLine Coalition, which works to implement MAPC’s proposed 1,400 mile network of connected trails and greenways in Greater Boston, will host this webinar on funding opportunities for trail, greenway, and road projects. Attendees will learn about funding available through MassDOT, MassTrails, DCR, and foundations.
Sep
30
Thu
2021
Redlining and Extreme Heat: Accelerating Climate Resiliency Speaker Series #4 @ Zoom
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Accelerating Climate Resilience Speaker Series

Redlining and Extreme heat

Wednesday, September 29 | 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Join us to hear about the correlation between redlining and extreme heat, and how both urban and suburban communities have a role to play. Panelists will share their research on the correlation between redlining and extreme heat, as well as their experience with strategies to mitigate the problem by prioritizing street trees in historically redlined neighborhoods and reforming exclusionary zoning to allow more people to live in greener neighborhoods.
Oct
4
Mon
2021
Officers Meeting @ Zoom Video Conference
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Meetings are generally held on the first Monday of the month from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Until further notice, the Officers meetings will be conducted remotely via Zoom video conference consistent with Governor Baker’s Executive Order of March 12, 2020. To provide public access to the meeting while limiting the potential for abuse of videoconferencing technology (i.e. Zoom Bombing) members of the public may view the proceedings at https://www.youtube.com/user/MAPCMetroBoston.

Oct
5
Tue
2021
MAGIC Meeting @ Zoom
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

MAGIC meetings are held the first Tuesday of every other month from 9am – 10:30am on Zoom.

MAGIC hosts workshops and events of regional interest on alternating months.

Oct
6
Wed
2021
The Future of Work: What today’s trends tell us about tomorrow’s commute @ Zoom
Oct 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Webinar

The Future of Work
What today’s trends tell us about tomorrow’s commute

Wednesday, October 6 | 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How has the pandemic changed commuting and work-from-home trends? What does this mean for future transit, housing, and economic investments?

Join us for a discussion on the future of work, where we’ll explore current commute patterns and discuss what could happen as more workplaces reopen throughout the fall and spring. Speakers will present findings from recent surveys to understand current and anticipated commuting practices, and a panel will discuss what these pandemic-related changes could mean for transit investments, land use and housing trends, worker flexibility, and more.

Speakers include:

  • Conor Gately, Senior Land Use and Transportation Analyst, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Scott Mullen, Transportation Demand Management Director, A Betty City
  • Jarred Johnson, Executive Director, Transit Matters
  • C.A. Webb, President, Kendall Square Associates

Register for the webinar here.

Co-sponsored by Transportation for Massachusetts

Oct
7
Thu
2021
Health, Housing, Energy, Equity: Exploring the Intersections
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 1

Health, Housing, Energy, Equity: Exploring the intersections

Thursday, October 7 | 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Join MAPC and partners for a training series exploring clean energy access for low- and moderate-income residents. Through this training series, participants will learn about available programs and resources related to clean energy, health, and equity in housing and how to make them work for people in their communities. This series is supported by an Affordable Access Regional Coordination (AARC) Grant from the MA Department of Energy Resources (DOER).

Oct
13
Wed
2021
Legislative Committee Meeting @ Zoom Video Conference
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am