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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.

A photo of a small, accessory dwelling unit-type home in Massachusetts. The home is light gray and a large window and front door face out.

Affordable Homes Act Policy Spotlight: Accessory Dwelling Units

May 22, 2024

Affordable Homes Act Policy Spotlight: Accessory Dwelling Units Written by Matt Walsh, Policy Analyst A Small Change That Can Achieve […]

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The cover photo from Mass Save's 2025-2027 Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Plan. The photo shows an aerial view of a town in the fall.

Draft Mass Save Three-Year Plan is Out. What Cities and Towns Need to Know.

April 29, 2024

The Draft Mass Save Three-Year Plan is Out. Here’s What Cities and Towns Need to Know. Written by Brooks Winner, […]

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A photo of the panelists sitting the Finding the Fit MetroCommon Speaker Series event.

MetroCommon Speaker Series Returns with “Finding the Fit”

April 8, 2024

MetroCommon Speaker Series Returns with “Finding the Fit” Written by Adi Nochur, Senior Transportation Planner, and Julia Wallerce, Assistant Director […]

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A photo of the regional planning agencies' leaders at the 2024 DLTA Day at the State House.

MARPA Gathers for District Local Technical Assistance Day

March 27, 2024

MARPA Gathers for District Local Technical Assistance Day March 27, 2024 – Yesterday, leaders from most of the Commonwealth’s 13 […]

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Greater Boston Climate Action Plan: MAPC and Partners Release Priority Climate Action Plan

March 11, 2024

MAPC and partners release the Greater Boston Priority Climate Action Plan Written by Sasha Shyduroff, principal planner, and Allie Shepard, […]

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MAPC Supports the Municipal Empowerment Act, S.2571

March 11, 2024

MAPC Supports the Municipal Empowerment Act Written by Georgia Barlow, Government Affairs Specialist March 11, 2024 – In late February, […]

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