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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.

Making it Public: Public Art Training Opportunity for Municipalities

December 1, 2021

The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) in partnership with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s (MAPC) Arts and Culture […]

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MAPC Issues Request for Information on Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment

November 30, 2021

MAPC Issues RFI on Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Massachusetts is a leader in electrifying light-duty vehicles, offering a rebate of […]

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Turn Local Commitments into Local Action: How to Use MAPC’s New Municipal Net Zero Playbook

November 18, 2021

Turn Local Commitments into Local Action How to Use MAPC’s New Municipal Net Zero Playbook  For over a decade, MAPC […]

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Action Alert: Support Local and Regional Public Health in the ARPA Spending Bill

November 15, 2021

This fall, the Massachusetts House and Senate have been hard at work designing an American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) spending […]

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MAPC Releases Statement on Municipal Public Health in ARPA Spending Bills

November 13, 2021

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today released the following statement on the Legislature’s pending ARPA bills related to municipal […]

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MetroCommon 2050 Illustrations: Climate Mitigation and Resiliency

November 1, 2021

Climate change in Greater Boston will have profound effects: more — and more extreme — heat waves, storms, flooding, and […]

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