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Planning101

Talking Smart Growth for 101 Communities in Greater Boston

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

Q&A with Emma Boast, MAPC Arts & Culture Fellow

December 4, 2019

Emma Boast joined MAPC in 2019 as an Arts and Culture Fellow to serve a two-year term. Prior to joining […]

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Medfield Town Meeting Votes on Future of Medfield State Hospital

December 4, 2019

At MAPC, civic participation is the backbone of planning. That’s why our Medfield Creative Placemaking project centers community engagement and […]

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A Comprehensive Master Plan for North Reading

December 3, 2019

In Massachusetts, cities and towns must create and update “master plans,” which are just what they sound like: plans for […]

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A Study in Magenta: Color Accessibility in MAPC’s Trailmap

December 2, 2019

MAPC’s Trailmap, the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of biking and walking trails in Massachusetts, is back in its third […]

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Cities and Towns to Beacon Hill: We Need Additional Revenue for Transportation

November 13, 2019

Greater Boston Mayors and Managers support 15 cent increase to the gas tax and other funding mechanisms to advance equity, […]

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First Miles: Crunching the Numbers on Dockless Bike Share in Greater Boston

November 6, 2019

Click Here to Read the Full First Miles Report Metro Boston has a wealth of transportation options practically unheard of […]

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