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.

Charlie's Corner: Federal smart growth legislation roundup

March 5, 2012

February was another key month for the transportation reauthorization, with quite a bit of activity packed into its 29 days. […]

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MBTA's fiscal crisis hinders economic growth and harms the evironment

January 26, 2012

Originally posted on BostInno The MBTA is facing a fiscal crisis today, but the resolution to that crisis will have […]

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Make your voice heard on proposals for increased fares and cuts to T service

January 5, 2012

Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation began the process to raise fares and implement service cuts throughout the MBTA […]

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"Unbanked" Bostonians: the next hurdle for Hubway?

January 3, 2012

This story from The Atlantic’s Cities blog highlighted an important issue facing bike share programs across the country (including Hubway), […]

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See you next year Hubway!

December 1, 2011

Hubway bikes were put away for the winter yesterday, but they will be back in Spring 2012. Expanded service is […]

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winter bikes

Winter Biking: Not as scary as it sounds!

December 1, 2011

You know all those reasons you love biking? Getting places faster, saving money, getting some exercise, actually enjoying your commute? […]

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