MAPC Book Club

Parking lots are a mainstay of the 21st century city. With an estimated 600,000,000 passenger cars worldwide and 500,000,000 parking spaces in the US alone, lots take up huge amounts of land – in some cities, as much as one-third of the metropolitan footprint. With such a staggering presence, shouldn’t planners, designers and public officials […]

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The ripple effect: A regional approach to sustainable communities

The purchase of streetlights by Chelsea from Boston referenced in this article from Atlantic Cities was facilitated in part by MAPC. Our clean energy team is spearheading a statewide collective purchasing and technical assistance effort for cities and towns, assisting them as they embark on projects like LED streetlight purchasing. These partnerships benefit municipalities by […]

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