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“Crowded in and Priced Out:” Housing Families with Children in Greater Boston

February 3, 2020

Nearly one out of every four families with children in 12 Greater Boston communities pay more than half their income for housing, while nearly one in ten live in overcrowded conditions.

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MAPC Isssues Statement on the Transportation and Climate Initiative

December 18, 2019

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) issued the following statement supporting the Baker Administration’s leadership in advancing the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), which is a multi-state agreement to establish a cap-and-invest system in the transportation sector.  If fully implemented, the participating jurisdictions in the Northeast United States could see […]

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Cities and Towns to Beacon Hill: We Need Additional Revenue for Transportation

November 13, 2019

Today, three broad coalitions of municipal officials from throughout Eastern Massachusetts called on the Commonwealth to raise significant new revenue and dedicate it to rescuing the state’s ailing and congested transportation system.

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New research reveals demand for bike share in Greater Boston communities

November 6, 2019

Analysis of bike share trip data identifies opportunities for suburban bike infrastructure investments Click Here to Access the Interactive Report Boston – New research by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) analyzing over 300,000 bike share trips reveals demand for bike share in Greater Boston communities, as well as opportunities […]

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North Shore Coalition Mayors and Managers Unveil Regional Transportation Vision

November 1, 2019

Elise HarmonDigital Communications SpecialistMetropolitan Area Planning SALEM – Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – Salem Mayor Kimberly Driscoll and the 18 communities of the North Shore Coalition today unveiled the Coalition’s transportation vision for the North Shore region and outlined short- and long-term actions to provide a 21st century transportation […]

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