Image is the front of a city bus that is at a stop at the side of the street. One person is standing, facing the bus waiting to get onto the bus.

Inclusive Growth and Mobility

MetroCommon 2050 Goal: Traveling around Metro Boston is safe, affordable, convenient, and enjoyable. 

Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization's logo. In large, capitalized blue letters it says, MPO. In an outer circle around "MPO" in darker blue, small, capitalized letters it says, Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization."

$2.228M Awarded in Safe Streets and Roads for All

MAPC (on behalf of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization – MPO) was awarded $2.228 million in Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for the development of a Comprehensive Safety Action Plan with the goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries in the Boston region. 

Image is a yellow and peach colored map of the Greater Boston region. It includes some of the highways, and each community in the region has it's name written in black text on its location.

$150K Grant from MA Executive Office of EEA

MAPC received a two-year $150,000 grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to pilot a new take on priority development and preservation planning for the I-90 Corridor.
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An aerial photo of many brown and tan brownstone buildings in Boston.

Projections for Greater Boston through 2050

MAPC completed the development of population, household, housing demand and employment projections for the Greater Boston area municipalities out to 2050. This project is an update to our 2014 projections and was done in partnership with MassDOT and the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute (UMDI).
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Launch of the Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy Project

MAPC’s Arts & Culture Department, in partnership with the Minutemen Advisory Group on the Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) and the MetroWest Regional Collaborative (MWRC) launched the Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy Project to help strengthen regional connections between regional trails and local commercial areas with the goal of enhancing representation and belonging for the diverse communities living in these subregions.
Image Credit: Regional Trails Creative Placemaking Strategy Project.

Did You Know?
In 1986, MAPC completed the Red Line Extension Study which documented the impacts of mass transit on land use, development, residential values, and population in communities surrounding new MBTA stations at Alewife, Porter Square, and Davis Square.