Planning101: 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

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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Highway Traffic at Sunset

MAPC Issues Statement on Trump Administration Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards

April 2, 2020

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement responding to weakened fuel efficiency standards announced by the Trump […]

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Tell Legislators: We Need Transportation Funding!

March 2, 2020

Stand with us now and tell the Massachusetts House to support comprehensive, statewide transportation funding. Across the entire state, our […]

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Test Out MAPC’s TNC Revenue Calculator

February 21, 2020

Test Out MAPC’s TNC Revenue Calculator We have underfunded our transportation needs for decades. In every corner of the Commonwealth, […]

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The Future of Transportation Commission: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

January 8, 2020

Future of Transportation Commission members, transportation leaders converge to reflect on the anniversary of the Commission’s report It has been […]

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A Study in Magenta: Color Accessibility in MAPC’s Trailmap

December 2, 2019

MAPC’s Trailmap, the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of biking and walking trails in Massachusetts, is back in its third […]

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