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.

Tell Legislators: We Need Transportation Funding!

March 2, 2020

Stand with us now and tell the Massachusetts House to support comprehensive, statewide transportation funding. Across the entire state, our […]

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Test Out MAPC’s TNC Revenue Calculator

February 21, 2020

Test Out MAPC’s TNC Revenue Calculator We have underfunded our transportation needs for decades. In every corner of the Commonwealth, […]

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MAPC endorses Work and Family Mobility Act

February 14, 2020

MAPC Endorses Work and Family Mobility Act On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the MAPC Executive and Legislative Committees voted to endorse […]

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The Future of Transportation Commission: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

January 8, 2020

Future of Transportation Commission members, transportation leaders converge to reflect on the anniversary of the Commission’s report It has been […]

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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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