IMAGINE BOSTON 2030BOSTON – Tuesday, November 29, 2016Tomorrow, Imagine Boston 2030 will kick-off a week-long series of events across the City of Boston that offer residents the opportunity to talk directly with City leaders and the Imagine Boston team about Expanding Opportunity, Imagine Boston 2030’s draft plan of priority action areas and major initiatives.
Mayor Walsh recently released the draft plan, which highlights initiatives that will support a thriving Boston by expanding opportunity, supporting a dynamic economy, enhancing quality of life and preparing for climate change. All events as part of Imagine Boston week are free and open to the public, and registration is encouraged.


Wednesday, November 30
Enhancing Economic Mobility and Innovation
Join us on a walking tour of Dudley Square, starting at Hibernian Hall, where we will discuss the area’s evolution and opportunities for job growth and training in Roxbury and citywide.
Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley St.
The Future of Boston’s Education
Join us at the Bolling Building for a panel and discussion about how we can prepare learners of all ages for quality careers and create multiple pathways to success.
Bolling Building
2300 Washington Street
Thursday, December 1
Generating Networks of Opportunity: Investing along the Fairmount Corridor
Meet us at South Station for a round-trip excursion on the Fairmount line to discuss coordinated investments to expand opportunity for residents and strengthen connections between key neighborhoods and the city’s economic centers.
South Station
Meet under arrivals/
tures board
Friday, December 2
A Mixed-Use Downtown
Meet us at the Burnham Building at 10 Summer Street where we will tour Downtown Crossing, the Theater District, Chinatown, the Leather District and South Station, learning about how the downtown has evolved recently and sharing our vision for mixed-use job centers and public realm improvements in the commercial core.
Burnham Building
10 Summer Street
Saturday, December 3
Enhancing Our Neighborhoods and Completing the Emerald Necklace
Starting at the Hubway Station at Blue Hill Ave. and Columbia Road, join City leaders for a tour from Franklin Park to Moakley Park and hear about the City’s vision to connect Boston’s neighborhoods and open spaces
Hubway Station at Blue Hill Ave & Columbia Rd.
10:00am- 12:00pm
Enhancing and Expanding Neighborhoods
Meet us at Brighton Music Hall and join us for a tour of Beacon Yards and Allston as we discuss our vision to enhance existing neighborhoods to improve neighborhood vitality, services, and affordability, as well as our complementary vision of expanding neighborhoods by creating new mixed-use neighborhoods at the edges of existing neighborhoods.
Brighton Music Hall
158 Brighton Ave.
Sunday, December 4
A Waterfront for Future Generations
Join Imagine Boston on a round-trip ferry ride from East Boston’s Piers Park to Rowes Wharf and learn more about how we can encourage an active public realm and new open spaces, support existing and emerging job centers, and prepare for climate change along our waterfront.
Piers Park
Conclude: Rowes Wharf
Monday, December 5
Boston By The Numbers:  How do we plan, knowing the trends shaping Boston now and in the future?
Come to the Mattapan Health Center and discover the data and trends around our city’s growth, jointly presented by Imagine Boston and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA).
Mattapan Health Center
1575 Blue Hill Ave.



Imagine Boston 2030, the first city-wide planning effort in 50 years, is Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s initiative that will create a framework to guide the preservation, enhancement, and responsible growth of our city between now and 2030, with input from the public. This citywide plan will identify investments and strategies to provide quality of life and increase affordability, drive inclusive economic growth, promote a healthy environment and adapt to climate change and invest in infrastructure, open space and culture. For more information, please visit Imagine.Boston.gov.

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