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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.

Saying No to Diesel: Engaging Educators and Students in the Energy Transition

April 27, 2022

Photo via Highland Electric Fleets What’s better than working toward a zero-carbon energy transition? Working toward a zero-carbon energy transition […]

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Action Alert: FY23 House Budget Priorities

April 15, 2022

Action Alert: FY23 House Budget Priorities On Wednesday, the Massachusetts House of Representative’s Ways and Means Committee released their FY23 […]

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MAPC Matters: April 2022

April 7, 2022

Read our monthly newsletter for a roundup of news, events, resources, grant opportunities, and more!

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MBTA Communities Multifamily Zoning: MAPC’s Recommendations

April 1, 2022

In January 2021, the Massachusetts Legislature adopted an Economic Development Bond Bill (H.5250) that made long-overdue changes to the state’s […]

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Extreme Heat Impacts Workers. Climate Change is Making it Worse.

March 30, 2022

Climate change is producing more intense and frequent heat waves, and scientists project that Metro Boston will experience upwards of […]

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New Tool: Massachusetts Food Systems Map

February 23, 2022

Are you wondering the extent to which food insecurity is experienced in your community? Or how easy or difficult it […]

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