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The Impacts of Land Use and Pricing in Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled and Transport Emissions in Massachusetts

The Impacts of Land Use and Pricing in Reducing Vehicle Miles Traveled and Transport Emissions in Massachusetts A research brief from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council Published January 22, 2021 Authors: Conor Gately, Senior Land Use and Transportation Analyst Tim Reardon, Data Services Director Executive Summary In order to achieve Massachusetts’ ambitious greenhouse gas reduction […]

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New TNC Fees Could Raise Over $100 Million Annually

New TNC Fees Could Raise Over $100 Million Annually CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report TNC Fees Could Raise Over $100 Million Annually For MBTA, Municipalities, & More Published January 13, 2021 Fees on ride-hailing trips proposed in the new transportation bond bill could raise over $100 million annually for the MBTA, other […]

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

Evictions and COVID-19: The Responsibility of the Large Landlord CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report Evictions and COVID-19 The Responsibility of the Large Landlord Published December 21, 2020 A Research Brief from the Boston Area Research Initiative and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council Co-Authors: Forrest Hangen (BARI), Dan O’Brien (BARI), Sarah Philbrick (MAPC), […]

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Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/Cape Ann Communities

Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/ Cape Ann Communities Background Overview Themes Findings Recommendations Appendix This digital report summarizes findings from focus groups, surveys, and in-depth research on the topic of youth mental health in the Cape Ann area of Massachusetts. Contact Amy Epstein, Regional Prevention Director, City of Gloucester aepstein@gloucester-ma.gov | 978-325-5272 […]

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City of Quincy Small Business Plan

City of Quincy Small Business Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report March 2020 Quincy Small Business Plan The Quincy Small Business Plan intends to provide a comprehensive understanding of the small business landscape and its strengths, gaps and opportunities in Quincy. The Plan includes recommendations of how the City of Quincy and […]

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Chinatown Master Plan 2020

Photo via Mahesh, Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) Chinatown Master Plan 2020 CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report JUNE 2020 Chinatown Master Plan 2020 The Chinatown Master Plan 2020 is an update to the neighborhood’s 2010 Master Plan. The plan focuses on stabilizing Chinatown as a diverse, residential neighborhood anchored by immigrant and working-class […]

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Newton Climate Vulnerability and Action Plan

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning DECEMBER 2018 City of Newton Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Action Plan We can take steps to increase Newton’s resilience and limit future damages from climate change. Many of today’s investments and decisions in the City of Newton have long legacies that will influence future vulnerabilities. Of particular […]

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Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan

Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report December 2019 Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan The Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan is a three- to five-year plan to revitalize downtown Topsfield into a welcoming downtown village where Topsfield residents and visitors of all ages can live, work, gather, and shop. Goals: Attract new […]

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Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study

Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report December 2018 City of Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study On the current Union Hospital campus, North Shore Medical Center will build a medical village facility that will include urgent care, lab and radiology services, outpatient psychiatry and a primary care […]

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Red Line Life Science Study

Photo via Flickr user Voluntary Amputation Red Line Life Science Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report April 2019 Red Line Life Science Study The Red Line Life Science Study examines the individual and collective advantages that Braintree, Quincy, and Somerville have for attracting and growing businesses in the life science sector. MAPC […]

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