The MetroBoston DataCommon, a partnership between the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the Boston Indicators Project, is an interactive data portal and mapping tool with information about the region’s people, neighborhoods, infrastructure, and environmental resources. It is a resource for all those seeking to better understand how the region and its communities are changing, and help residents, planners, city and town officials, educators, and journalists explore options and make informed decisions.
The MetroBoston DataCommon provides a wealth of information about the region’s people and communities through a variety of topics -- from arts and education to the environment and transportation. A resource for all those seeking to understand how the region is changing, it helps residents, stakeholders, planners, city and town officials, educators and journalists explore data and make informed decisions. We invite you to explore its data, community snapshots and create your own visualizations and reports.
Health Impact Assessment shows that Roxbury and Mission Hill would likely have greater access to green and open spaces and more physical activity opportunities with the construction of three transit-oriented development projects. The way we design our neighborhoods affects our health. From providing opportunities to access healthy, affordable foods to supporting strong connections with friends and neighbors, the fabric of our neighborhoods—homes and businesses, sidewalks and streets, community programs and public safety—deeply affects our health and quality of life. To learn more, check out this month's Calendar Map.
We are happy to coordinate a specialized training for your organization. Our monthly trainings will resume in September. Please feel free to contact us for more information.