Planning101: 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.

MARPA-DLS Conference 2022: Announcing Special Guests Governor Charlie Baker and Steve Kadish

September 20, 2022

Join the Mass. Association of Regional Planning Agencies and Division of Local Services to hear from special guests Governor Charlie […]

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Heat Preparedness Week 2022: Take Action Today

May 23, 2022

In the Greater Boston region, we’re experiencing more frequent and intense heat waves, as well as rising temperatures due to climate […]

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MAPC Launches “MetroCommon 2050: Shaping our Region Together”

May 6, 2022

Flanked by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, MA-07, and scores of public officials and stakeholders from across Greater Boston this week, the […]

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Join us on Thursday, May 5: Creating an Equitable and Resilient Region

April 29, 2022

Creating an Equitable and Resilient Region: MetroCommon 2050 Thursday, May 5, 202210 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. John F. Kennedy Presidential […]

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MetroCommon 2050 Comic: Equity of Wealth and Health

September 2, 2021

Health, equity, and prosperity: there are three strands of a single system, braided tightly together. Read this new original comic […]

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MAPC Releases Catalogue of Climate Resilient Land Use Strategies

August 12, 2021

Land use regulations can be a powerful tool to provide climate resilience.  From floodplain and wetlands restrictions, to tree protection […]

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