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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.

MetroFuture Walks & Talks: The Somerville Maple Syrup Boil Down

February 28, 2012

One of the strategies outlined in MAPC’s MetroFuture regional plan is the creation and strengthening of local food programs. Somerville, Mass., […]

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From the ground up: Finding innovative ways to promote energy efficiency

February 28, 2012

The original version of this blog post appeared on the ACEEE blog. Local municipalities and community organizations are adopting policies, […]

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Congratulations to MAPC's Christian Spanring!

February 16, 2012

Congratulations to Christian Spanring, MAPC’s GIS Developer, who was recently awarded with the Somerville Community Corporation’s Norris Weston Award! SCC honored […]

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MAPC Open House Recap

February 2, 2012

Thank you to everyone who showed up on Tuesday night for MAPC’s 3rd annual Open House! Visitors toured three floors […]

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MBTA's fiscal crisis hinders economic growth and harms the evironment

January 26, 2012

Originally posted on BostInno The MBTA is facing a fiscal crisis today, but the resolution to that crisis will have […]

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MAPC Open House: Come one, come all…

January 19, 2012

Calling all of Metro Boston’s residents, community leaders, planning students, city/town officials, energy buffs, bike advocates, data geeks and more. […]

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