Maynard Moves Housing Production Plan to Join Select Board/Planning Meeting for Adoption

Maynard Moves Housing Production Plan to Joint Select Board/ Planning Meeting For Adoption For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 16, 2021 Maynard – After a year-long community planning process, Maynard’s 2015 Housing Production Plan has been updated (HPP) and is heading to a joint meeting of the Select Board and Planning Board for adoption on Tuesday, […]

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Statement from Local Officials: How We’re Addressing the COVID-19 Surge

Statement from Local Officials: How We’re Addressing the COVID-19 Surge For immediate release: Friday, August 20, 2021 Seventeen Greater Boston mayors and managers released the following statement today on their responses to the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19: “For the past several weeks, COVID-19 case numbers have climbed steadily across the nation due […]

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Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Annual Basketball Tournament

Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Basketball Tournament Annual event helps combat youth crime and prevent gang violence across Metro Boston Tuesday, August 17, 2021  REVERE – Local teens, youth services workers and law enforcement officials joined together for the Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament last weekend, in a show of solidarity among youth and those who […]

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Ride-for-Hire Working Group Releases Recommendations for Electric Vehicle Adoption

Ride-for-Hire Working Group Releases Recommendations for Electric Vehicle Adoption For immediate release: August 13, 2021 BOSTON- State agencies and utilities have a guide to encourage electric vehicle adoption in the ride-hailing, taxi and livery industries, thanks to a set of recommendations developed by the Massachusetts Ride for Hire Electrification Working Group. The group, composed of […]

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Lynn Community Selects Mt. Vernon Street Plaza Public Art

Lynn Community Selects Mt. Vernon Street Plaza Public Art Kevin Orlosky’s Laces of Lynn chosen as signature art piece near Central Square station  Contact: Elise Harmon-Freeman Communications Manager 617-933-0797 eharmon@mapc.org For immediate release: Friday, August 6 The votes are in, and the Lynn community has chosen Kevin Orlosky’s Laces of Lynn as the city’s newest […]

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MAPC, CAFEH Release “Particulate Policy” Report on Air Quality Policy Solutions

MAPC, CAFEH Release “Particulate Policy” Report on Air Quality Policy Solutions For immediate release: Monday, June 21 BOSTON – Massachusetts policymakers have an opportunity to protect residents from harmful traffic-related air pollution, according to a new analysis released today by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH). […]

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Juneteenth 2021: MAPC Statement

Today, Friday, June 18, MAPC will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, which for the first time this year has been designated as an official state and national holiday. Commemorated each year on June 19, Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 that the last enslaved Black Americans learned of their freedom, two years after President […]

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June 30 Meeting Will Focus on Recommendations to Improve Dedham-Boston Corridor

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 17 Dedham – The Town of Dedham and City of Boston will host a second community meeting on the VFW Parkway/Providence Highway Corridor Action Plan on Wednesday, June 30 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This collaborative action plan will assess transportation and safety needs for the roadway between the intersection […]

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Boston Kicks Off New Electric Vehicle Car Share Program

Boston Kicks Off New Electric Vehicle Car Share Program Affordable EV car sharing program, ‘Good2Go,’ launches with four locations, reducing GHG emissions and opening up income-tiered program to community BOSTON – On June 5, Roxbury neighbors joined Nuestra Comunidad, E4TheFuture, the City of Boston, MAPC, and other partners for a celebration at Bartlett Station in […]

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Five Finalists in Running to Fashion “Signature” Lynn Art Piece

Five Finalists in Running to Fashion ‘Signature’ Lynn Art Piece Residents will help select final artwork for Mt. Vernon Street Plaza  For immediate release: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 LYNN – Lynn’s Mt. Vernon Street Plaza will gain a signature piece of art this fall: but first, the City is asking those who live and work […]

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