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Planning101: Transportation

Transportation

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.

Highway Traffic at Sunset

New TNC Fees Could Raise Over $100 Million Annually

January 13, 2021

Fees on ride-hailing trips proposed in the new transportation bond bill could raise over $100 million annually for the MBTA, […]

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MAPC Applauds Baker Admin for Joining TCI Program to Advance Climate Goals

December 21, 2020

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) issued the following statement today after four jurisdictions, including Massachusetts, agreed to establish a […]

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Transportation Planning with a Health Lens

December 14, 2020

Transportation Planning with a Health Lens The Blue Hills Regional Coordinating Council Assessment and Action Plan  In 2019, a group […]

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Commuter rail train

Metro Mayors: We Strongly Oppose MBTA Service Cuts

December 7, 2020

Metro Mayors: We Strongly Oppose MBTA Service Cuts Photo by Paul Morris, Flickr The Metropolitan Mayors Coalition, a group of […]

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Application Deadline Nov. 20: Transportation Partnerships Grants

November 13, 2020

Grant Opportunity: Transportation Partnerships Update: Friday, November 13 Q&A Webinar video posted. Click here to watch. Answers to FAQs posted. […]

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Greater Boston Residents of Color More Likely to Live Near High-Polluting Roadways

June 9, 2020

Greater Boston Residents of Color More Likely to Live Near High-Polluting Roads Linked to increased COVID-19 risk Greater Boston residents […]

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