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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.

MAPC Statement: City of Boston Rollback to Phase 2.2

December 14, 2020

“MAPC applauds Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston for moving the city back to Phase 2.2 of […]

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Helping Local Health Organizations Fight COVID-19, 24/7

December 10, 2020

Helping Local Health Organizations Fight COVID-19, 24/7 The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on hospitals, local health departments, emergency […]

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Webinar: Wastewater Testing for COVID-19

December 9, 2020

Cities and towns are deploying a number of strategies to identify the spread of COVID-19 in their communities. One emerging […]

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Metro Mayors: We Strongly Oppose MBTA Service Cuts

December 7, 2020

Metro Mayors: We Strongly Oppose MBTA Service Cuts Photo by Paul Morris, Flickr The Metropolitan Mayors Coalition, a group of […]

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Police Reform Bill is First Step of Many to Address Police Violence

December 3, 2020

Statement from Executive Director Marc Draisen Earlier this week, the Massachusetts House and Senate passed a significant bill to address […]

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Local Public Health Officials, Municipal Leaders Call for Emergency Funding

December 2, 2020

138 Local Public Health Officials & Municipal Leaders Call for Emergency Funding for Local Health Departments Over 100 public health […]

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