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.

Are You Proud of Your Bylaws and Policies?

November 29, 2018

We Want to Hear From You! The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is developing a resource for municipalities looking to adapt […]

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Artist-in-Residence Carolyn Lewenberg writes "Albion Arts Launch" in chalk on the sidewalk

A Reflection from MAPC’s First Artist-in-Residence

November 26, 2018

Last year, MAPC hired Carolyn Lewenberg as our first artist-in-residence. The goal of the MAPC Artist-in-Residence Program is to bring […]

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MAPC Helps City of Everett, Community Partners Launch First-Ever Food Plan

November 20, 2018

Photo by Cyara Lambert Good food and good health go hand in hand. With a good food system comes environmental […]

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

November 20, 2018

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

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Weekend-Long Celebration of Art in Natick

November 16, 2018

For the Love of Natick: Creative Placemaking Project Culminates with Weekend-Long Celebration of Art By Mallory Nezam, Jennifer Erickson, and […]

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MassTrails, Landline, and Connecting Our Region

November 14, 2018

Earlier this month, the Baker-Polito administration officially announced an exciting new program: MassTrails, which will provide funding and resources to […]

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