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MAPC Releases Statement on Municipal Public Health in ARPA Spending Bills

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today released the following statement on the Legislature’s pending ARPA bills related to municipal public health funding and policy reform.

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Statement: House’s ARPA spending bill will make important investments

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 The Metropolitan Area Planning Council today released the following statement on the Massachusetts House of Representatives’ bill outlining American Rescue Plan Act spending: “The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is pleased to see the House release H.4219, An Act relative to immediate COVID-19 recovery needs. The provisions laid out in this bill, […]

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The Future of Work: Data and Policies to Shape Greater Boston’s Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on Greater Boston’s economy, workers, travel patterns, and more. At a virtual State House briefing on Tuesday, May 12, staff from MAPC presented research on the “Future of Work” in the region—including data and research on wage polarization, unequal opportunity, industry shifts, and travel behavior—and how […]

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