Law enforcement officials, youth services workers and local teens will join together for the Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 in a show of solidarity among youth and those who fight for their safety.Read More
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement in reaction to the proposed rule from the Trump Administration that would imperil the current greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2021-2026 vehicles, and put in place weakened emission and fuel efficiency standards at the expense of our health, our environment, and our economy.Read More
On Wednesday, the Legislature passed its FY19 state budget, which included $8 million for the Shannon Community Safety Initiative known as the Shannon Grant. This is a $2 million increase from last year’s funding level and is the highest amount for the program since FY15.Read More
Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing
The new agreement streamlines and standardizes the process for companies seeking to test Autonomous Vehicles on Massachusetts roadways.Read More
Fare Choices: A Survey of Ride-Hailing Passengers in Metro Boston
MAPC in the News
May 14 - MetroWest Daily News: Many MetroWest communities re-examining Town Meeting
April 4 - Christian Science Monitor: Are your Uber and Lyft accounts worsening traffic?
March 14 - The Bay State Banner: Luxury housing booms; middle class struggles
Feb. 25 - Boston Globe: Aim higher on housing for middle class in Mass.
Feb. 25 - Associated Press: Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities
Feb. 5 - Boston Globe: Uber and Lyft are pulling people off public transit and putting them in traffic, study says
Jan. 12 - City Lab: To Measure the 'Uber Effect,' Cities Get Creative
Dec. 11 - Boston Globe: Calling for 135,000 new homes, Baker seeks zoning changes, promises cash for suburbs