What is it?

    The 495/MetroWest Development Compact is a shared framework for state, regional, and local strategies for priority development and land preservation as well as transportation and other infrastructure investments in the 37 municipalities in the region.




    Who Participated

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Two regional planning agencies
    • Central Masaschusetts Regional Planning Commission
    • Metropolitan Area Planning Council
    Thirty-seven municipalitiesActon, Ashland, Berlin, Bellingham, Bolton, Boxborough, Foxborough, Framingham, Franklin, Grafton, Harvard, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Littleton, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Northborough, Plainville, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Upton, Wayland, Westborough, Westford, Worcester, and Wrentham    
    Click here to view a map of the 37 municipalities.


    The Plan and Maps

    • Local Priority Areas
    • Regional Priority Areas
      • Regional Priority Areas: Maps pdf format of 495 Regional Priority Areas
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      • Regional Priority Areas: List of Sites pdf format of 495 Regional Priority Tables
    • State Priority Areas

    Links and Resources