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Maynard Moves Housing Production Plan to Join Select Board/Planning Meeting for Adoption

September 16, 2021

Maynard Moves Housing Production Plan to Joint Select Board/ Planning Meeting For Adoption The meeting will also feature a presentation by MAPC Regional Housing & Land Use Planner, Alex Koppelman. The HPP identifies housing needs and establishes goals for future housing development. Housing plans require renewal every five years. Maynard’s […]

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Statement from Local Officials: How We’re Addressing the COVID-19 Surge

August 20, 2021

Statement from Local Officials: How We’re Addressing the COVID-19 Surge Seventeen Greater Boston mayors and managers released the following statement today on their responses to the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19: “For the past several weeks, COVID-19 case numbers have climbed steadily across the nation due to the […]

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The Revere team won the 2021 Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Annual Basketball Tournament

August 17, 2021

Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Basketball Tournament Annual event helps combat youth crime and prevent gang violence across Metro Boston Tuesday, August 17, 2021  REVERE – Local teens, youth services workers and law enforcement officials joined together for the Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament last weekend, in a show of solidarity […]

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Ride-for-Hire Working Group Releases Recommendations for Electric Vehicle Adoption

August 13, 2021

Ride-for-Hire Working Group Releases Recommendations for Electric Vehicle Adoption BOSTON- State agencies and utilities have a guide to encourage electric vehicle adoption in the ride-hailing, taxi and livery industries, thanks to a set of recommendations developed by the Massachusetts Ride for Hire Electrification Working Group. The group, composed of representatives […]

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Lynn Community Selects Mt. Vernon Street Plaza Public Art

August 6, 2021

Lynn Community Selects Mt. Vernon Street Plaza Public Art Kevin Orlosky’s Laces of Lynn chosen as signature art piece near Central Square station  Contact: Elise Harmon-Freeman Communications Manager 617-933-0797 eharmon@mapc.org The votes are in, and the Lynn community has chosen Kevin Orlosky’s Laces of Lynn as the city’s newest public […]

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  • The Fallacy and Futility of Fixity September 3, 2021
    Clouds rolling into Ptown on July 2. The Fallacy and Futility of Fixity Reflection by Dan Koff, Regional Arts and Culture Planner It was June 30, 2021, and the show had already started as we slid into our third-row seats at Provincetown’s Crown and Anchor. Local legend Dina Martina was singing “It’s Raining Them,” a […]
  • MetroCommon 2050 Comic: Equity of Wealth and Health September 2, 2021
    Health, equity, and prosperity: there are three strands of a single system, braided tightly together. Read this new original comic by Dorchester's Ludgy Jean-Baptiste to learn and share the basics. This comic was created as part of MetroCommon 2050 and is free for use by planners, policy-makers, and others to use as a tool to […]
  • MAPC Hosts 2021 Metro West Trail Summit August 17, 2021
    MAPC Hosts 2021 Metro West Trail Summit The cities and towns west of Boston boast many lovely paths and trails – but many don’t connect. If they did, cyclists and pedestrians could safely travel large distances for work, errands, or recreation. Since 2017, the MetroWest Regional Collaborative (MWRC) cities and towns of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, […]
  • Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Annual Basketball Tournament August 17, 2021
    Annual event helps combat youth crime and prevent gang violence across Metro Boston
  • MAPC Releases Catalogue of Climate Resilient Land Use Strategies August 12, 2021
    Land use regulations can be a powerful tool to provide climate resilience.  From floodplain and wetlands restrictions, to tree protection and water conservation, to design standards and zoning, communities are using their regulatory authority to address the growing impacts of rainstorms, sea level rise, heat, and drought.  Regulatory language and policies specifically crafted to address […]