At a time when the nation is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, it is more important than ever for cities and towns to take the lead. Join us on October 11 to learn how your community can do its part.
The forum will focus on approaches to planning for net zero and tools to help municipalities set and achieve ambitious climate goals.
Light breakfast and beverages will be provided.
Early bird tickets are available at the reduced rates of $10 for Government/Non-Profit/Student tickets and $30 for Private tickets until September 20, 2017.
Learn more and register here!
Do you live in Woburn? Are you interested in helping to shape a future vision for the area from the Woburn Mall to Anderson Station?
Join Woburn officials and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for an interactive public forum on Monday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Woburn Memorial High School cafeteria (88 Montvale Ave., Woburn) to learn more about an upcoming project to plan for a new neighborhood focused on “equitable transit-oriented development,” or eTOD.
Breakfast: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Lunch: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Some issues are bigger than any one neighborhood, city, or town. And they’re bigger than the North Shore.
Transportation, housing, climate, jobs, equity, and more: your community is working with the region to plan a better future – together. We need you to tell us what you want the region to be like, long term.
MAPC is helping the people who live, work, and play in the Greater Boston region develop MetroCommon 2050, a long-range plan for their future.
This free event will be Open House-style: family-friendly, fun, and interactive! Drop in any time between 3 and 8 p.m. to tell learn more and tell us what you think. Light refreshments will be available.
Can’t make it to this listening session? Watch the MetroCommon 2050 event page to learn about more: https://metrocommon.mapc.org/events
RSVPs are encouraged so we have a rough head count, but not necessary to come! RSVP here: mapc.ma/CommListeningSession1
Open House-style community event at Castle Island Brewing in Norwood!
Some issues are bigger than one neighborhood, city, or town: transportation, housing, climate, jobs, equity, and more.
Your community is working with the region to plan a better future – together. We need you to tell us what you want the region to be like, long term.
The brewery is dog- and kid-friendly, so bring your furry friends along with the rest of the family! The listening session is Open House-style, so drop in any time between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.! Light refreshments will be served.
RSVPs are encouraged so we have a rough head count. RSVP here: https://mapc.ma/CommListeningSession2
Can’t make it to this listening session? Watch the MetroCommon 2050 event page to learn about more: https://metrocommon.mapc.org/events/
Connect with civic engagement professionals and changemakers focused on inclusion and access in Metro Boston.
Free with RSVP! You must RSVP here: https://mapc.ma/IgniteEngagement
Complimentary light appetizers, cash bar.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Howard Stein Hudson, and The Move MIT
NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT
Dear Friends of MAPC:
Out of an abundance of caution, MAPC has decided to postpone the Winter Council Meeting scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday, March 10) in Framingham. Over the next few days, we will assess the situation and decide how to reschedule the Council Meeting and Legislative Panel on Housing, Transportation, and Climate. We will consider rescheduling as a virtual event, which will provide Council members and allies the opportunity to learn the latest about what is going on at the State House, without having to participate in a crowded event that might make some people uncomfortable.
I realize we sent out a note earlier this morning reminding people about the Council Meeting, and I apologize if this update causes any confusion. Still, we feel the wisest course is to postpone the meeting, and to reschedule in a different format.
Please stay tuned, and stay safe!
SWAP’s March meeting will now take place via WebEx.
You can join by phone or by video:
Click here to join by video:
Event number: 731 413 761
Password: MAPC (all caps)
To join by phone:
Phone number: 1-415-655-0002
Access code: 731 413 761