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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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Norwell Economic Growth Plan

Norwell Economic Growth Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report 2018 Norwell Economic Growth Plan The Norwell Economic Growth plan explores opportunities to expand the town’s commercial/industrial tax base, accommodate new housing and mixed-use development, and address infrastructure related development constraints. This strategy builds upon prior planning efforts, including the 2005 Master Plan […]

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Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study

Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report June 2018 Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study A town’s livability and distinctiveness is greatly influenced by its economic activities. For Holbrook, this consists of the Downtown, located on the intersection of Routes 37 and 139. Holbrook’s Town Center has witnessed […]

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Belmont Business Strategy

Belmont Business Strategy CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report August 2019 Belmont Business Strategy The Belmont Business Strategy is an economic development strategy that identifies demographic and economic trends within Belmont and the region so that the Town can set a strategic course to grow its economic base to improve fiscal stability while […]

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Bellingham Economic Development Study

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning July 2018 Bellingham Economic Development Study The Bellingham Economic Development Study reflects the completion of work to identify economic development opportunities for the Town of Bellingham for retail, office and industrial uses. The plan lays out a set of recommended goals, strategies, and actions based on the results […]

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Planning For Net Zero Forum Resources

Planning For Net Zero Forum Resources CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Report Zero to 101 Planning for Net Zero Forum Resources MAPC’S 2017 CLEAN ENERGY FORUM Bringing Net Zero to 101 Cities and Towns and Beyond MAPC’s 2017 Clean Energy Forum: Planning for Net Zero was held on October 11, 2017, at District […]

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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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