Initiative on Cities
The Initiative on Cities engages with urban leaders, academics, and policy makers from around the world to help plan for the development of essential services and sustainable infrastructure necessary for cities to flourish.
We seek to:
Boston University Upward Bound is a federally funded program to prepare low income and first generation college bound students for... Read More
Each year, the Initiative on Cities provides one Boston University undergraduate student with the opportunity to explore an interest in... Read More
Economics PhD candidate Giovanna Marcolongo aims to use statistical analysis to examine the relationship between emergencies—defined as municipalities’ declaration of... Read More
Heat waves (HWs) are amongst the deadliest natural disasters and are one of the most important causes of weather-related mortality. Read More
Media accounts and political organizations have increasingly highlighted a surge of state preemption laws that restrict the autonomy of cities. Read More