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New Research Supports Regional Trend: Supply of Off-Street Residential Parking Outweighs the Demand

July 17, 2023

New Research Supports Regional Trend: Supply of Off-Street Residential Parking Outweighs the Demand A more “perfect fit” of parking supply and demand can lower development costs, enable more affordable housing, free up land for open space, and promote sustainable transportation July 17, 2023 – BOSTON – The Metropolitan Area Planning […]

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MAPC Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on Race-Based Admissions

June 30, 2023

MAPC Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on Race-Based Admissions June 30, 2023 – The Metropolitan Area Planning Council issued the following statement today regarding the recent Supreme Court decisions on college admissions: “The Supreme Court’s decisions on university admissions are a profound setback in efforts to create an […]

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MAPC Statement on new Climate Bank

June 13, 2023

MAPC Statement on new Climate Bank June 13, 2023 – The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston released a statement in support of the state’s new Climate Bank, established by the Healey-Driscoll Administration today with the goal of supporting affordable housing in climate-friendly developments. “We applaud the Governor and […]

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Report Shows Greater Boston is Susceptible to Unpredictable Stormwater Flooding

May 1, 2023

Report Shows Greater Boston is Susceptible to Unpredictable Stormwater Flooding The vast majority of flood claims from March 2010 storms were outside of FEMA flood zones, according to analysis May 1, 2023 – BOSTON – While images of waves crashing over seawalls and motorists braving flooded streets may attract more […]

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Metropolitan Area Planning Council Awards More Than $400k to 15 Local Projects

April 25, 2023

Metropolitan Area Planning Council Awards More Than $400k to 15 Local Projects Arlington, Ashland, Beverly, Boston, Cambridge, Carlisle, Everett, Framingham, Gloucester, Holliston, Ipswich, Lynn, Maynard, Middleton, Milton, Natick, Quincy, Randolph, Salem, Somerville receive grants for transportation projects, urban agriculture, zoning, affordable housing, language access, and more April 24, 2023 – […]

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Amanda Linehan, MAPC Communications Manager

Amanda Linehan
Communications Director
617-933-0705
alinehan@mapc.org

Tim Viall
Senior Communications Specialist
617-933-0783
tviall@mapc.org

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