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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.

Race & Equity Experts Discuss “The Diversity Deficit”

July 14, 2020

Our municipal workforce is much less diverse than the region it serves. For younger employees of color, the imbalance is […]

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The Diversity Deficit: MAPC Releases New Research on Greater Boston Municipal Employee Diversity

July 13, 2020

The Diversity Deficit MAPC Releases New Research on Greater Boston Municipal Employee Diversity  The people who work in Greater Boston […]

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July Data Viz: The Pollution Proximity Index

July 1, 2020

Every month, MAPC’s Data Services department is releasing maps and data visualizations covering a range of vital and interrelated topics: […]

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COVID-19 Layoff Housing Assistance – NOW by Municipality

June 15, 2020

Date: June 15, 2020 Unemployment is at a historic high in Massachusetts. For the moment, a $600 supplement added to unemployment payments is […]

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Highway Traffic at Sunset

Greater Boston Residents of Color More Likely to Live Near High-Polluting Roadways

June 9, 2020

Greater Boston Residents of Color More Likely to Live Near High-Polluting Roads Linked to increased COVID-19 risk Greater Boston residents […]

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A Statement in Solidarity

June 3, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues: All of us at MAPC feel a deep sense of anger and profound sadness at the […]

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