Partner Events

The Boston Public Schools’ Reassignment Plan

In 2014, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) switched to a new school assignment plan, one that was developed through dozens of community meetings and countless discussions with the City, BPS officials, and members of the public. In partnership with the BU School of Education and the Boston Area Research Initiative, the Initiative on Cities hosted a panel discussion on January 28… MORE

Our Towns Tomorrow: Infrastructure Investment and Economic Development in New England’s Towns and Cities

How can New England’s small and medium-sized cities and towns best leverage infrastructure investment to support economic growth, resilience, and strong communities? Alongside the Congress for the New Urbanism – New England Chapter and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, the Initiative on Cities was proud to host Our Towns Tomorrow: Infrastructure Investment and Economic Development in New England’s Towns and Cities on June 17… MORE