FY21 Capital Budget
Learn more about the City's long term investments supported by the Capital Budget.
The FY21-FY25 Capital Plan totals $3.0 billion. It includes over 300 projects to be started or completed over the next five years. The capital budget is the spending we expect for projects starting during the first year of the plan.
- The Capital Plan is a multi-year plan for acquiring or improving physical assets we own and the means for financing the work.
- Capital projects can include many different kinds of projects, from construction of schools and libraries to renovations of recreation centers and bridges.
- We fund the Capital Plan through bonds we sell, other city funds, and grants (state, federal, or private).
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Imagine Boston 2030
Imagine Boston 2030 is the first city-wide master plan in 50 years and defines a vision for Boston leading up to its 400th birthday and beyond.
Under the Imagine Boston 2030 umbrella, the City is investing deeply in the core goals of
The Capital Plan moves priorities identified in Imagine Boston 2030 from idea to action and invests in creating the city Bostonians imagine for the future.
An estimated 90% of the investment in the Capital Plan are aligned with the City’s planning efforts.
Capital Budget Spending
Capital Project Spending by Department
This chart lets you explore project budgets and expenditures by department. For departments that have a large number of capital projects, we grouped them into categories so that you can view similar types of projects together.
Expenditures are shown through fiscal year 2019. For more detailed project information including project descriptions and forecasted spending not included here, see Budget Volumes 2 and 3 or go to the City's data portal.