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Since 2014, we have sought ideas on how to make Boston’s public spaces more delightful and beautiful through the Public Space Invitational, our annual civic design competition. In 2021, we focused on...

The City of Boston is celebrating the Earth by living a more zero-waste lifestyle.

This year’s program seeks to support the expansion of community compost in Boston.

At the height of the pandemic, we partnered with The Trustees, TD Bank, and six artists to bring art and fresh vegetables to over one hundred families throughout Boston.

Civic design competition aims to bring a slice of Boston’s green spaces to homes this summer.

The program seeks proposals for creative installations and events at three community gardens in the City of Boston.

Mayor Walsh launches competition to find Boston's safest and least distracted driver

Public Radio is a larger-than-life, futuristic radio that allows anyone to change the station.

The pilot program is designed to ease congestion and improve safety to start in the Fenway.

The New Urban Mechanics program aims to make Boston’s public spaces more fun and inviting during the winter.

Program aims to make Boston's public spaces more fun and inviting during the winter.

The goal of the design competition was to expand the reach and highlight the role of three community gardens in Boston.

The program aims to engage and enhance up to 40 community gardens in six neighborhoods in Boston.

As part of HUBweek, City Hall Plaza will be home to the first "Robot Block Party."

The lab was created to increase housing affordability by pioneering innovative housing models and systems.

Following up on Boston's parking pilot, meter prices have been lowered to open more parking spaces.

The winners of the fifth Design Biennial Boston will each be awarded $10,000 to construct site-specific installations on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Advisory Committee, featuring community members, city officials, and renowned innovative architects and developers, to help decide compact living competition

Release of scores show overall improvement in driver safety.

It will challenge Boston's creative community to help reimagine public spaces.

A Bloomberg-funded team will explore and evaluate solutions for building, buying, and owning middle-income housing.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Kris Carter as the new co-chair in the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics - the City's civic innovation team. Carter joins current co-chair Nigel Jacob, and...

The City of Boston today announced that the ParkBoston app is now live through Back Bay, Fenway/Kenmore, Downtown, Beacon Hill, the North End, the West End and Charlestown, and will be active in South...

When a user tweets a color or a series of colors using the hashtag #WickedCoolTree, all 720 lights of the tree change to reflect the choice.

The competition gives Boston-area artists the opportunity to display their work on a prominent digital sign next to Fenway Park.

In collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, the Boston Transportation Department will be implementing parking policy changes in the Innovation District effective November 17, 2014...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is taking another step to ensure that business owners and entrepreneurs are able to successfully start and grow businesses in Boston.

Boston-area artists get the opportunity to display their work on a prominent digital sign next to Fenway Park.

Some Boston area parks will be piloting a 21st Century bench upgrade through a partnership with the MIT Media Lab spin-off firm, Changing Environments. “Soofa,” as the bench is termed, is a solar...

The crowd-sourced design competition was aimed at re-thinking small public spaces, sidewalks, and Boston City Hall.

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