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.

MAPC Releases “Get It Rolling” Workbook on Bus Improvements

June 21, 2021

Photo Credit: City of Boston MAPC Releases “Get It Rolling” Workbook on Bus Improvements In 2016, Everett piloted the first […]

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Juneteenth 2021

June 18, 2021

Today, Friday, June 18, MAPC will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, which for the first time this year has […]

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A man sits in shadow inside a white Good2Go electric car sharing vehicle.

Boston Kicks Off New Electric Vehicle Car Share Program

June 15, 2021
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Getting to Yes: Zoning Under Housing Choice [Video]

June 8, 2021

Recently-passed Housing Choice legislation made it easier to pass multifamily zoning in Massachusetts–but how can municipalities build support for housing […]

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Solar Energy and Equitable Development: Turning Brownfields to Brightfields

May 27, 2021

With support from EPA’s Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization, Groundwork USA and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) are […]

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Video: Climate Resiliency and Racial Justice

May 26, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25, MAPC held the second event in our Accelerating Climate Resiliency Speaker Series. Every other month, we’ll […]

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