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MAPC Promotes Jessie Partridge Guerrero to Director of Data Services

MAPC Promotes Jessie Partridge Guerrero to Director of Data Services   Boston – April 4, 2024 – The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) has named Jessie Partridge Guerrero as the agency’s director of data services, a crucial position that leads a team of planners, data scientists, digital technologists, researchers, and software developers dedicated to using data […]

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MAPC Named One of Nation’s Digital Inclusion Trailblazers

MAPC Named One of Nation’s Digital Inclusion Trailblazers MAPC is recognized for its Apartment Wi-Fi program and municipal digital equity plans BOSTON – February 21, 2024 – The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) named the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) as a 2023 Digital Inclusion Trailblazer, recognizing the agency’s efforts to close the digital divide. […]

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Revere, MAPC Launch Free Wi-Fi Program for 100 Public Housing Units in the City

Revere, MAPC Launch Free Wi-Fi Program for 100 Public Housing Units in the City Data from an American Community Survey indicates that nearly 16% of households in Revere do not have internet access. Pictured from left to right: Executive Director of the Revere Housing Authority Dean Harris, MAPC Deputy Director Lizzi Weyant, MBI Director of […]

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It’s Time to Pay Attention to Broadband

It’s Time to Pay Attention to Broadband The Broadband & Digital Equity Summit in Worcester preceded a significant announcement by the Biden Administration to provide Massachusetts with $147 million to expand high-speed internet in the state. Written by Sophie Arjevanidze, Civic Action Project Fellow July 7, 2023 – Last month, the Broadband and Digital Equity […]

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