The $2.08 billion capital plan that Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled last week highlighted a slew of infrastructure projects in Dorchester and Mattapan, including school and library repairs, park investments, and a new firehouse for Meetinghouse Hill.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority was infamous for bulldozing neighborhoods and displacing residents. Now, it’s using human-centered design thinking to shake that reputation. By Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company When Martin J….
The mid-day, cloudless blue sky over Central Square in East Boston last Thursday was the perfect setting for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to announce a major five-year capital spending initiative. It was an auspicious time to let the public know that the city is to ready to get to work, attending to the things like new schools, renovated libraries, sidewalks, streets and public parks.