Digital Tools

Digital Tools

Designing and building online tools for data-driven decisions across our region.

With the first in-house digital team at a regional planning agency in the country, our digital services team supports MAPC departments and municipal partners by designing and building digital tools to conduct more effective, efficient, and equitable planning and governance. We take an open, equitable, and data-driven approach to everything we do, and focus on products that can have direct application in decision-making processes. Our human-centered design methods produce digital tools that make complex information understandable and accessible to a wide variety of audiences.

Recent Work:

General Questions?

For more information about MAPC's digital tools contact MAPC Digital Services Manager, Alicia Rouault at 617-933-0768 or

Open Source Contributions

Want to contribute to our open source projects? Visit our codebase here:

For questions about MAPC's Digital work, contact  Alicia Rouault.


Explore real estate development across the Commonwealth

Developed by MAPC's Digital Services and  Research Working Group with support from the Barr Foundation


Keep Cool

Find locations for keeping cool in hot summer months across Massachusetts. Learn about climate change and the impact of heat-related events on residents.

Trail Map

Explore a comprehensive network of foot trails and bike paths across Massachusetts.

Developed by MAPC's Digital Services, Susan Brunton and the Transportation Department

Visit Trail Map

Housing MA

Generate comprehensive housing data and automated reports for every Massachusetts municipality.


KnowPlace (beta)

A prototype tool for finding and downloading neighborhood data without an expert. 


Funded by the Knight Foundation Prototype Grant

T-Station Info

Explore in-depth transportation oriented development (TOD) data across Metro Boston

Visit T-Station.Info