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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.

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Getting to Net Zero: How Your Municipality Can Help Improve the Building Code

February 21, 2019

The building sector is the second-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Massachusetts. With increasing awareness of the negative […]

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How Did We Do as a Region? Call for Feedback on MetroFuture Wins and Losses

February 18, 2019

As MAPC ramps up for our regional plan update process, we’re taking a hard last look at MetroFuture – and […]

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Q&A with Hortense Gerardo, MAPC’s New Artist-in-Residence

February 14, 2019

  Hortense Gerardo is a practicing playwright, movement artist, screenwriter, and professor of anthropology and performing arts who joined MAPC […]

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MAPC’s 2019-2020 Legislative Priorities

January 29, 2019

The deadline to file bills for the 2019-2020 Massachusetts legislative session was Friday, Jan. 19. Over 5,000 bills were filed […]

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Crowd fills up seats at the MA Legislative Cultural Caucus Briefing

Arts & Culture Staff Join Legislative Leadership at Cultural Caucus Kick-Off

January 18, 2019

Staff from MAPC’s Arts and Culture division joined five other organizations on Wednesday, Jan. 16 to help the Massachusetts Legislature’s […]

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MAPC holds first MetroCommon 2050 Listening Session in Salem

January 17, 2019

MAPC kicks off 2019 with a MetroCommon 2050 Community Listening Session in Salem on January 8th. Hosted at Salem’s Old […]

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