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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.

Calling All MAPC Fans – Help Us Name Our Next Regional Plan!

July 20, 2018

In October 2018, MAPC will launch a two-year planning process to update Greater Boston’s regional plan. To create the new […]

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Multi-Family Housing | Broken Zoning, Unaffordable Homes: What Can Be Done?

July 17, 2018

What’s the Problem? Massachusetts is in the midst of a housing crisis that threatens our communities, our economic success, and […]

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Energy and Environmental Bills Moving in the Legislature

July 16, 2018

In 15 days, on July 31, the formal session for the Massachusetts Legislature will end – meaning that the House […]

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Housing Choice Plus | Broken Zoning, Unaffordable Homes: What Can Be Done?

July 13, 2018

What’s the Problem? Massachusetts is in the midst of a housing crisis that threatens our communities, our economic success, and […]

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Accessory Dwelling Units | Broken Zoning, Unaffordable Homes: What Can Be Done?

July 9, 2018

What’s the Problem? Massachusetts is in the midst of a housing crisis that threatens our communities, our economic success, and […]

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Changing Trends in Peak Demand

June 29, 2018

Written by Sabrina Pedersen and Patrick Roche. Each year, there’s a single hour – usually in the summer – in […]

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