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MAPC Launches “Trailmap”

August 18, 2017

Boston – Looking for your next adventure by bike or on foot? Look no further than the brand new “Trailmap” website, launching Monday, May 15, 2017 just in time for Bay State Bike Week at trailmap.mapc.org. Created by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston, ‘Trailmap’ offers a comprehensive online glimpse at all […]

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HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF DUXBURY!

August 14, 2017

Amanda Linehan Communications Manager Metropolitan Area Planning Council 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org For Immediate Release: Monday, August 14, 2017 HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF DUXBURY! Community Master Plan Project Kicking Off This Summer DUXBURY – Do you live in Duxbury? Are you interested in helping to craft a vision for the community’s […]

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SHERBORN’S HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN TO BE DISCUSSED AT AUGUST 15 PUBLIC MEETING

August 2, 2017

Amanda Linehan, Communications Manager Metropolitan Area Planning Council 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org CALENDAR LISTING / MEDIA ADVISORY SHERBORN’S HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN TO BE DISCUSSED AT AUGUST 15 PUBLIC MEETING Who: Sherborn residents, business owners, representatives of non-profit organizations and institutions, and others who are interested in preventing and reducing damage from natural […]

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YOUTH, LAW ENFORCEMENT JOIN FOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

July 31, 2017

Amanda Linehan Communications Manager 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org For Immediate Release: Monday, July 31, 2017 YOUTH, LAW ENFORCEMENT JOIN FOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Mayors Coalition hosts annual event to combat youth crime and prevent gang violence in Metro Boston SOMERVILLE – Law enforcement officials, youth services workers and local teens will join together […]

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Arlington Cultural Planning

June 1, 2017

Background MAPC is working with the Town of Arlington’s Department of Planning and Community Development, the Arlington Commission on Arts and Culture (ACAC), and others to launch a town-wide cultural planning process in September 2016. The project deliverable is an arts and culture action plan that aims to strengthen and […]

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  • MAPC COVID-19 Response March 11, 2020
    In the interest of keeping our partners throughout the state and region informed, MAPC will document its response to COVID-19 here. A Message from MAPC Executive Director Marc Draisen: Addressing the COVID-19 Emergency in Metro Boston As the COVID-19 pandemic changes many aspects of our lives, one thing won’t be changing: MAPC is committed to […]
  • New Resources for Equitable Net Zero Planning March 10, 2020
    New Resources for Equitable Net Zero Planning Prioritize Net Zero Actions and Implement Equity with our Frameworks In response to the climate crisis, cities and towns across the globe have made commitments to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by maximizing reductions in energy use and supplying buildings, transportation, and infrastructure with renewable sources of […]
  • Equity-Forward Economic Development in Uphams Corner March 3, 2020
    Equity-Forward Development in Uphams Corner Across the Boston region and the United States, neighborhoods are experiencing significant economic changes. In some cases, residents can ride the wave of the economic surge and see their lives improve. Unfortunately, not all are lifted by this wave: many have been limited by a history of racial, legal, and […]
  • March Data Viz: A Region Under Construction March 2, 2020
    Every month, MAPC's Data Services department is releasing maps and data visualizations covering a range of vital and interrelated topics: equity, housing, transportation, climate, arts and culture, and more. March’s visualization looks at development across the region from 2015 through 2025. Using data from MAPC's own MassBuilds, this visualization explores where development has happened, is […]
  • Tell Legislators: We Need Transportation Funding! March 2, 2020
    Stand with us now and tell the Massachusetts House to support comprehensive, statewide transportation funding. Across the entire state, our underfunded transportation system is leading to congestion, frustration, increased emissions, and stunted economic opportunities in our cities, towns, and regions. Our transportation system isn’t prepared for the challenges of climate change and doesn't provide enough […]