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MAPC & Neponset River Watershed Association Kick Off Phase Two of Boston to Blue Hills

MAPC & Neponset River Watershed Association kick off phase two of Boston to Blue Hills Written by Marah Holland, Senior Transportation Planner February 12, 2024 – The route between Boston’s southern neighborhoods and the Blue Hills has long been identified as a gap in the regional transportation network, both for transit and trails. In 2023, […]

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Metro Mayors Issue Statement on Orange Line Shutdown

Metro Mayors Issue Statement on Orange Line Shutdown For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 The Metropolitan Mayors Coalition has advocated for a fully funded, safe, reliable, frequent, and accessible transportation system since the Coalition was founded in 2001. Unfortunately, the continual postponement of investments in this critical public service has led to reduced service, serious safety […]

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New Research: Impacts of Online Shopping in Massachusetts

New Research: Impacts of Online Shopping in Massachusetts New research from MAPC finds that online shopping is having major impacts on pollution, traffic, and industrial rents in Greater Boston. The Commonwealth is seeing rising numbers of delivery trucks and vans on the roads, as people increasingly order online for goods, meals, and groceries. For these […]

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MAPC Launches “Trailmap”

Boston – Looking for your next adventure by bike or on foot? Look no further than the brand new “Trailmap” website, launching Monday, May 15, 2017 just in time for Bay State Bike Week at trailmap.mapc.org. Created by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston, ‘Trailmap’ offers a comprehensive online glimpse at all the trails in Metro Boston […]

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Piloting Bus Rapid Transit in Boston

For the past two weeks, MAPC employees have been assisting with an exciting bus rapid transit (BRT) pilot on the Silver Line. From May 22 to June 6, two staff members stood by the Temple Place bus stop outside our downtown offices every day, informing commuters and casual riders of the two-week pilot, which was […]

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