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Potential Impacts of Ride-Hailing on the Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)

Potential Impacts of Ride-Hailing on the Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) August 2019 The Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) commissioned this study to evaluate whether BAT’s declining ridership in recent years is due to the growth in ride-hailing services or to other factors. Brockton’s recent decline in transit ridership reflects statewide and national trends that […]

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Expanding the Use of Value Capture for Transportation and TOD in Massachusetts

August 2019 The Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) commissioned this study to evaluate whether BAT’s declining ridership in recent years is due to the growth in ride-hailing services or to other factors. Brockton’s recent decline in transit ridership reflects statewide and national trends that correlate with the explosive growth in ride-hailing. While studies have found […]

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Hot, Cool, Clean: Clean Heating and Cooling Opportunities for Massachusetts Municipalities

Hot, Cool, Clean Clean Heating and Cooling Opportunities for Massachusetts Municipalities August 2019 Across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, municipalities are starting to embrace clean heating and cooling systems as important tools for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. With recent technological advancements and evolving markets and financing mechanisms, air-source heat pumps, ground-source/geothermal heat pumps, and solar thermal […]

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Climate Perspectives

July 2019 Climate Perspectives Summary of Findings from Focus Groups with Workers in Construction, Farming, Home Health Care, and Fishing Climate change is already visible across the Metro Boston region, forcing individuals and communities to cope with increasingly severe weather, unpredictable harvests and workplace conditions, and greater risks from vector-borne and heat-related illnesses. The Climate […]

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Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning MAY 2019 Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience The project was conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) with funding from the City of Medford and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant as part of its 2019 Open […]

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Health Lens Analysis of Urban Agriculture Policy in Cambridge

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning FEBRUARY 2019 Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience Cambridge, MA The project was conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) with funding from the City of Medford and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant as part of its […]

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services Best Practices, Examples, and Tips for Cities and Towns of All Sizes Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> PDF April 2019 Cities and towns in Greater Boston are on the front line in addressing the impacts of the […]

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Wrentham Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Report

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning MAY 2019 Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience The project was conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) with funding from the City of Medford and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant as part of its 2019 Open […]

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Chelsea Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Report

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning MAY 2019 Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience The project was conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) with funding from the City of Medford and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant as part of its 2019 Open […]

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Designing Parks and Playgrounds as Green Infrastructure for Stormwater and Climate Resilience

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning JUNE 2018 Medford Parks and Open Space for Climate Resilience The project was conducted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) with funding from the City of Medford and Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant as part of its 2019 Open […]

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