MetroBoston DataCommon user trainings are held the first Thursday of each month at the offices of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in downtown Boston. Attendees include town planners, government employees, staff from non-profit organizations and private research organizations, and others. Participants receive an orientation to the various components of the MetroBoston DataCommon, and complete a hands-on tutorial of the data mapping and visualization tool to create their own customized maps.
During this two-hour session you will learn how to:
- quickly access statistics about your city or town
- conduct analyses with social and economic data
- customize your own maps
- save and print your maps
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in Metropolitan Boston.