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Planning101

Talking Smart Growth for 101 Communities in Greater Boston

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.

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

December 22, 2020

The possibility of a pandemic-related “eviction tsunami” has been widely discussed of late, as is the role that federal and […]

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MAPC Applauds Baker Admin for Joining TCI Program to Advance Climate Goals

December 21, 2020

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) issued the following statement today after four jurisdictions, including Massachusetts, agreed to establish a […]

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53 Municipal Leaders Ask State House for Small Biz Relief

December 18, 2020

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and more than 50 Massachusetts municipal leaders today are calling on State House leadership to […]

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Webinar: Pool Testing for COVID-19

December 16, 2020

“Pool testing”-batching samples together and retesting individually if a result is positive-is a way for municipalities and schools to work […]

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Transportation Planning with a Health Lens

December 14, 2020

Transportation Planning with a Health Lens The Blue Hills Regional Coordinating Council Assessment and Action Plan  In 2019, a group […]

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