Our Mission

We support the agency's planning work by providing data, maps, analysis, and original research. We utilize information, technology, and local knowledge to create relevant and effective data, maps, and decision support tools. Our customers include other MAPC departments, municipalities, state agencies, and nonprofit organizations. We advocate for the democratization of information, the collection and dissemination of accurate data about the region and the Commonwealth.

Our Team

Data Services is organized into three expertise groups: Research, Analytical, and Digital. Our staff members include GIS analysts, regional planners, researchers, and web developers.


We're hiring!

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the 101 cities and towns in Metropolitan Boston.

We welcome to our team intelligent, thoughtful and entrepreneurial professionals who are committed to improving the quality of life in Metropolitan Boston.

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