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.

Building the Future: MAPC’s MassBuilds Shows Past, Present, and Future Development

August 15, 2018

Metropolitan Boston needs to build an average of 16,000 new homes per year to meet projected demand. But between 2010 […]

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10th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

August 13, 2018

Youth from eight cities and towns had the chance to compete head-to-head this weekend in a basketball tournament held by […]

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End of the Legislative Session – How MAPC’s Priorities Fared

August 1, 2018

As Massachusetts’ legislative session drew to a close early Wednesday morning, many of MAPC’s legislative priorities were up for consideration. […]

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As Summer Heats Up, Keep Cool with MAPC’s Interactive Online Map

July 24, 2018

It’s mid-July and the Boston Metro Region has already experienced several days over 90 degrees, including a heat wave at […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Finalizes FY2019 State Budget Proposal

July 20, 2018

The Commonwealth is one step closer to having a FY2019 budget in place. Budget negotiations took a bit longer than […]

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Calling All MAPC Fans – Help Us Name Our Next Regional Plan!

July 20, 2018

In October 2018, MAPC will launch a two-year planning process to update Greater Boston’s regional plan. To create the new […]

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