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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.

How Land Use & Pricing Impact MA Vehicle Miles & Transport Emissions

January 22, 2021

Absent any major changes in land use or roadway pricing, VMT for personal vehicles is projected to increase by more […]

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New TNC Fees Could Raise Over $100 Million Annually

January 13, 2021

Fees on ride-hailing trips proposed in the new transportation bond bill could raise over $100 million annually for the MBTA, […]

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January Data Viz: The MAPC Zoning Atlas

January 4, 2021

Every month, MAPC’s Data Services department is releasing maps and data visualizations covering a range of vital and interrelated topics: […]

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Evictions and COVID-19: The Responsibility of the Large Landlord

December 22, 2020

The possibility of a pandemic-related “eviction tsunami” has been widely discussed of late, as is the role that federal and […]

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December Data Viz: The Need for Speed

December 1, 2020

Every month, MAPC’s Data Services department is releasing maps and data visualizations covering a range of vital and interrelated topics: […]

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November Data Viz: Adoptable Dogs in Massachusetts

November 2, 2020

Every month, MAPC’s Data Services department is releasing maps and data visualizations covering a range of vital and interrelated topics: […]

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