CNU Project for Transportation Reform Annual Summit 2014

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This year’s Project for Transportation Reform summit, Equity + Transportation, focused on the interaction between equity and transportation and how we can redefine transportation standards to support safe, vibrant, and equitable streets.

sPARKing New Ideas

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sPARKing New Ideas: Parking Strategies for Stronger Communities was a highly successful conference sponsored on April 8, 2014 by MAPC in partnership with the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association

Stephanie Pollack named to Mayor Walsh’s climate action plan steering committee

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On April 4, 2014, Mayor Walsh announced the creation of the 2014 Climate Action Plan Steering Committee, which will help guide the update of Boston’s Climate Action Plan.

Building a Sustainable and Equitable Transportation System

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Stephanie Pollack addressed the Regional Transportation Advisory Council to the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization on February 12, stimulating a discussion about “Building a Sustainable and Equitable Transportation System.”

The presentation first outlined the importance of the key concepts of sustainability, equity and accessibility in regional transportation planning and then proposed ten potential directions that future transportation investment could take that would make the region’s system more sustainable and equitable.

Boston’s Transportation Opportunities and Challenges

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At the kick-off to the Boston Society of Architects’ Traffic Advisory speaker series, Stephanie Pollack joined Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution and Dr. Beverly Scott, General Manager of the MBTA, to discuss the economic imperatives and transportation opportunities and challenges facing Boston’s next mayor.

The Toll of Transportation

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Report Shows Inadequate Public Transportation Takes Heavy Toll on Budget, Time, and Quality of Life of Low-Income Latinos in Massachusetts

The Orange Line Opportunity Corridor Report is finished!

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Thursday, November 29th 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. MacLeod Suite of the Curry Student Center The Metropolitan Area Planning Council and the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations invite you to a briefing on the Orange Line Opportunity Corridor Report — the first phase in a campaign to realize the full potential of one of […]

Without A Camp, Occupy Boston Seeks Next Phase

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By Monica Brady-Myerov, WBUR December 19, 2011 The Occupy Boston movement plans to join a rally on Causeway Street Monday afternoon against federal housing policies. More than a week after the dismantling of the Dewey Square encampment, opinions vary on the effectiveness of the movement. So, where is the Occupy Boston movement going? And what […]

The Bluestone Solution

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Under pressure to review documents before seizing homes, lenders dramatically reduced the number of Bay State foreclosures last month, according to the Warren Group. This is the end of the excerpt.

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