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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.

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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Make your voice heard on proposals for increased fares and cuts to T service

January 5, 2012

Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation began the process to raise fares and implement service cuts throughout the MBTA […]

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"Unbanked" Bostonians: the next hurdle for Hubway?

January 3, 2012

This story from The Atlantic’s Cities blog highlighted an important issue facing bike share programs across the country (including Hubway), […]

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New Year’s resolutions from MAPC

December 30, 2011

Need a New Year’s resolution for 2012? The best resolutions are those that you can actually stick to, and sometimes […]

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Equity report release: Balancing facts and stories

December 15, 2011

We probably all know that Metro Boston is an unequal place.  It’s clear from hearing the stories of friends and […]

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