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Planning 101: Government Affairs

Government Affairs

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.

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DLTA Spotlight: Keep Cool Somerville

March 3, 2021

Photo Credit: Atais Ribeiro, Keep Cool Somerville Photovoice Participant DLTA Spotlight: Keep Cool Somerville Written by Operations Specialist Rachel Marx […]

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Housing Choice at a Glance

February 24, 2021

Housing Choice at a Glance Housing Choice refers to a number of changes to the state’s zoning law, MGL Ch. […]

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DLTA Spotlight: Rockland Master Plan 2030

February 2, 2021

DLTA Spotlight: Rockland Master Plan 2030 Creating a Roadmap for the Future of Rockland  District Local Technical Assistance, or “DLTA” […]

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Action Alert: Climate Roadmap Bill

January 28, 2021

Action Alert: Climate Roadmap Bill Email Your Legislators and Governor Baker The climate crisis threatens all of us-and especially Massachusetts’ […]

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End-of-Session Legislation: How MAPC’s Priorities Fared

January 7, 2021

End-of-Session Legislation: How MAPC’s Priorities Fared On Tuesday night, the 191st General Court concluded its legislative session. While the legislature […]

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Voice Your Support for Lowering Emissions & Greening Transportation

December 22, 2020

Photo Credit John Wilcox Call to Action: Transportation & Climate Initiative In New England, transportation is responsible for over 40% […]

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