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Planning101: Planning

PLANNING

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 holds first MetroCommon 2050 Listening Session in Salem

January 17, 2019

MAPC kicks off 2019 with a MetroCommon 2050 Community Listening Session in Salem on January 8th. Hosted at Salem’s Old […]

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Four MAPC staff members pose with the APA Award for Outstanding Planning Project for MassBuilds

MAPC Wins Planning Awards

December 21, 2018

Last week, the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-MA) presented MAPC with two awards: the Social Advocacy Award […]

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MassTrails, Landline, and Connecting Our Region

November 14, 2018

Earlier this month, the Baker-Polito administration officially announced an exciting new program: MassTrails, which will provide funding and resources to […]

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MAPC Launches Accelerating Climate Resiliency Grants

November 2, 2018

If you had the chance to do one small project to prepare your city or town for climate change, what […]

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MAPC’s DataCommon is Back (and Better Than Ever!)

October 3, 2018

How much do you know about your community – your town’s demographics, employment, education, or tax revenue? Do you know […]

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A Bold and Creative Approach to Public Outreach: City of Newton’s Public Design Week

September 11, 2018

Earlier this summer, MAPC participated in Newton’s first Public Design Week, a one week public visioning process hosted by the […]

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