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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.

Cities and Towns to Beacon Hill: We Need Additional Revenue for Transportation

November 13, 2019

Greater Boston Mayors and Managers support 15 cent increase to the gas tax and other funding mechanisms to advance equity, […]

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North Shore Coalition Mayors and Managers Unveil Regional Transportation Vision

November 1, 2019

Eighteen communities in the North Shore today unveiled a joint vision for transportation in the region. In a press conference […]

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Red Line pulls into Kendall Square

MAPC Releases Transportation Finance Recommendations

October 7, 2019

Photo by Rob Sheppard Transportation, the backbone of a thriving economy, is crucial to every aspect of life in Massachusetts, […]

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MARPA-DLS Conference: 21st Century Municipalities

September 11, 2019

Join us for the Statewide Municipal Partnerships Conference Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. College of the […]

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Header: FY 2020 Budget

Governor Signs FY2020 State Budget Into Law

August 7, 2019

The budget that Governor Baker signed into law last week includes $43.3 billion in appropriations, including many increased investments in […]

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Basketball player in Cambridge shirt raises his hands in victory

Cambridge Wins 11th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

August 5, 2019

Youth from eight cities and towns had the chance to compete head-to-head this weekend in a basketball tournament held by […]

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