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.

Sharing Information on Opioid Use: How can Health Care and Local Government Partners Communicate to Save Lives?

June 25, 2018

As part of the work that supports the Metro Mayors Coalition (MMC) in addressing the opioid crisis, MAPC, in partnership […]

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14 Cities and Towns, MassDOT, and DCR Sign Regional Autonomous Vehicles Agreement

June 22, 2018

Companies looking to test autonomous vehicles on Massachusetts roads will now have a much easier time experimenting on a variety […]

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The Statewide Energy Efficiency Planning Process: Why It’s Important and How to Get Involved

June 21, 2018

You may be most familiar with state energy efficiency programs like MassSave Program due to their ubiquitous branding – but […]

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Sole of Rockland at Rockland Day!

June 19, 2018

On Saturday, June 16th, MAPC staff attended Rockland Day to help raise money and support for the town’s creative placemaking […]

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How Can We Fix This? How MAPC’s Data Helped Boston Make A Bus Line Faster

June 8, 2018

Ninety-four percent satisfaction is hard to reach with any project. But a four-week pilot for a transit lane along a […]

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Updates on the Regional Plan at the Annual Council Meeting

June 6, 2018

    Members of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council gathered with staff and stakeholders the morning of Wednesday, May 30, […]

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