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.

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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Share of Choices: New Ride-hailing Research Brief

June 1, 2018

For every five people who get on an MBTA bus or train in the Inner Core, one person hops into […]

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Metro Boston is Charging Up: Plug-in to Municipal Best Practices Workshop

May 16, 2018

Across the Commonwealth, residents are starting to make the switch from gasoline powered vehicles to electric vehicles. However, some remain […]

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Senate Budget Call to Action: Support Regional Priorities

May 15, 2018

Help us support smart growth and regional collaboration in the budget by contacting your State Senator today! Massachusetts Senators filed […]

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