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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.

Crowd at the 2019 SWAP Legislative Breakfast

SWAP Legislative Breakfast: Town Officials & State Reps Discuss Local, Regional Priorities

April 11, 2019

The Southwest Advisory Planning Committee (SWAP), one of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council’s eight subregions, gathered at the Thayer Homestead […]

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How Do We Fix Congestion Around Sullivan Square?

March 14, 2019

The time has come to tackle the transportation crisis in Sullivan Square and its vicinity. Morning rush hour Orange Line […]

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PHOTOS: MetroCommon 2050 Listening Session in Boston

March 11, 2019

PHOTOS: MetroCommon 2050 Listening Session in Boston Over 100 people voiced their ideas for their future of our region and […]

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Apply Today: MetroCommon 2050 Community Engagement Advisory Committee

February 21, 2019

[Update: Monday, March 4]: The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, March 15 Interested in working with diverse […]

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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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