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.

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Report Release: “Fare Choices” on Ride-Hailing in Metro Boston

February 6, 2018

On February 6, MAPC released “Fare Choices,” a survey of ride-hailing passengers in Metro Boston. The ride-hailing industry, led by […]

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The Switch to an Electric Vehicle

November 1, 2017

     Following the Fall Council Meeting, attendees had an exciting opportunity to ride and test drive electric vehicles. The Drive […]

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2017 Fall Council Meeting and Drive Electric Vehicle Event Recap

October 26, 2017

    On Wednesday, October 25th, MAPC held its annual Fall Council Meeting at the Quincy Marriott. The meeting brought […]

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Bike Sharing Programs Expand – and Not Just in Boston

June 14, 2017

On May 25, 2017 Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the largest expansion of the Hubway system since 2011. In […]

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Piloting Bus Rapid Transit in Boston

June 7, 2017

For the past two weeks, MAPC employees have been assisting with an exciting bus rapid transit (BRT) pilot on the […]

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Introducing Trailmap, Your Comprehensive Guide to Local Trails

May 18, 2017

On the first day of Bay State Bike Week, MAPC celebrated by announcing the launch of Trailmap, a comprehensive online […]

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