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Planning101: Data

Data & Digital Tools

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.

Shipping Container to Interactive Exhibit: Housing> at HUBweek

October 11, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts faces a housing shortage that threatens our families and communities, our economic prospects, and our quality of life. […]

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MAPC’s DataCommon is Back (and Better Than Ever!)

October 3, 2018

How much do you know about your community – your town’s demographics, employment, education, or tax revenue? Do you know […]

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Metro Mayors Announce 185,000 Unit Production Goal

October 3, 2018

The Boston region is in the midst of a housing crisis. In the communities that make up the Inner Core […]

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Building the Future: MAPC’s MassBuilds Shows Past, Present, and Future Development

August 15, 2018

Metropolitan Boston needs to build an average of 16,000 new homes per year to meet projected demand. But between 2010 […]

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As Summer Heats Up, Keep Cool with MAPC’s Interactive Online Map

July 24, 2018

It’s mid-July and the Boston Metro Region has already experienced several days over 90 degrees, including a heat wave at […]

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Software Developers: Have You Considered Working for the Government?

May 4, 2018

This post was originally published by MAPC Full-Stack Developer Ian Hill on Medium. Read the original article here. Out-of-sight, out-of-mind, […]

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