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PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), in collaboration with other City of Boston departments, invited the Downtown and Chinatown community on Thursday, October 24 to participate in the PLAN: Downtown Community Priorities Workshop. Participants were updated on the planning work completed to date, while exploring preliminary recommendations and public space improvements identified by PLAN: Read More…

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As The Tide Turns: Climate Ready Boston Presents Update To Wharf District Council

Alisha Pegan, Climate Ready Boston Coordinator, along with Joe Christo, BPDA’s Resilience and Waterfront Planner, delivered a project update to members of the Wharf District Council (WDC) earlier this week. The project goals have assembled around four themes: Engagement, Short-Term Solutions, Long-Term Solutions, and Implementation. The engagement piece is pivotal for matters of this magnitude Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Climate Ready Downtown and North End Presentation & Open House

The City of Boston will host the second community event for Climate Ready Downtown & North End on Tuesday, July 16 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the BSA Space, 290 Congress Street. From 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. there will be a presentation from the project design team. They will give an update Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Reader Poll: Which Climate Resiliency Solutions Would You Like to See Along Boston Harbor?

The City of Boston hosted a poster session last week to introduce the Climate Ready North End and Downtown projects. This is part of the Climate Ready Boston initiative to prepare Boston for the long-term impacts of climate change and rising sea levels. The open poster session had information for attendees to learn about the projects, talk Read More…

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North End / Downtown Neighborhood Climate Planning Kicks Off With High Resident Engagement [Video]

The City of Boston hosted a poster session to introduce the Climate Ready North End and Downtown projects at a March 12th meeting. Residents filled the Pilot House venue to capacity to hear from city officials and take part in the planning exercise. With flooding now a regular occurrence on the waterfront, the Climate Ready Read More…