Bostonian Habits, Transportation and the T

MBTA Mapping Gets a Facelift

The MBTA realized that their current mapping system lends itself to confusing everyone as to why you can’t get to Fenway from the E-Line.

This past spring, the MBTA launched the New Perspectives MBTA Map Re-design competition. Vote for your favorite here because the MBTA may use the map with the most favorable public response from this contest as the new MBTA map, so please be sure to vote!!

This one looks pretty snazzy and modern:Survey Map 6 lg



Greater Boston, Quickly Around Town, Transportation and the T

Designing Beantown: MAPC Holds Open House Jan. 29

Policy wonks and smart growthers unite. The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is holding an open house to showcase their recent work on Greater Boston’s urban development on January 29. The MAPC, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, is a regional planning agency that researches and promotes issues of socioeconomic equality through smart growth and urban planning, housing, transportation and natural resources conservation. Register here and discuss what’s in Metro Boston’s policy pipeline with folks that have done their homework.

There will also be food and a raffle. Let’s go. I mean, come on.