"The T is also one of the economic engines of the Commonwealth. It has helped to revitalize neighborhoods with new jobs, housing, and parks."- Marc Draisen
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) Director Marc Draisen in a newspaper editorial today said the future of smart growth in metro Boston "depends more on one institution than on any other: a healthy, stable, and growing transit system."
Read the op-ed.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council today unveiled "MetroFuture", a new plan for "smart growth" development and preservation in Greater Boston. The plan was based on input from thousands of residents and regional leaders.
Learn more about Metrofuture here.
Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff posted on Apr 30
The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) and Greenfield Public Schools announced a city-wide kickoff of a walking school bus program at three Greenfield elementary schools at an event this week. The City of Greenfield has been a Massachusetts Safe Routes to School partner …Continue Reading Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff
MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity posted on Apr 30
MassDOT has announced the results of the latest comprehensive Statewide Airport Economic Impact study that finds Massachusetts public airports generate an economic output of $16 billion in economic activity and support more than 162,000 jobs. “The Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study demonstrates the value that …Continue Reading MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity
Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Set posted on Apr 27
MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings this spring to provide an update on the design of four stations as part of the Green Line Extension project. The meetings and stations in discussion are as follows: Thursday, May 14, 6:00 – 8:00 PM: …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Set