Expertise for Communities


  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016 8:13 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown,” by Paul Taylor and Pew Research Center, is being released this week in a paperback edition that includes nearly 100 pages of new text, charts and updates to the original 2014 hardcover edition. Here, Paul Taylor shares eight takeaways from the book’s all-new opening chapter, “Political Tribes.”

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016 8:12 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    A booming, car-free downtown and underground waste disposal facilities show how a small city can lead the way on sustainability.

  • Wednesday, February 03, 2016 8:11 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    The future of both the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square and the Old Northern Avenue Bridge are suddenly in question.

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016 11:59 AM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)



    The Town of Natick invites the submission of proposals for the procurement of consulting, planning, engineering, design and related services for the completion of the Natick 2030 Comprehensive Master Plan.

    The Request for Proposals ("RFP") may be obtained from the Procurement Office, Natick Department of Public Works Building, Second Floor, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760 (email:, phone 508-647-6438) during normal business hours beginning on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. A Pre-Proposal Meeting is scheduled for February 1, 2016 at 10:00AM in the Edward H. Dlott Meeting Room, Natick Town Hall second floor.

    Proposals shall be submitted by 1:00 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time), Wednesday, February 17, 2016, to the Procurement Office at which time and place all Proposals will be opened.

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:46 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)
    Due Date 02/12/2016 12:00 

    The Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) is issuing a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for a consultant team to prepare a transportation Action Plan (“the Plan”) for the North Station area which is a rapidly growing area of Boston, with transportation systems that already experience very high levels of demand. This planning process will be managed jointly by the BRA and Boston Transportation Department (“BTD”).

    Click here for more information:

  • Friday, January 08, 2016 8:13 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    "Mobile apps can enhance civic engagement and advocacy in local governance and planning, make more efficient use of time in data collection and analysis for planners, and a slew of other functions."

  • Thursday, January 07, 2016 12:06 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    The City of Beverly is looking to engage a consultant to prepare a
    comprehensive housing plan. Interested consultants can find the RFP here:

  • Wednesday, January 06, 2016 8:55 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

     8th Street Planning & Design Charrette RFP

    City of Traverse City, Michigan

    Due: Jan. 26, 2016 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 06, 2016 8:55 PM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

    Venture Café

    Connecting the Innovation Community and expanding the definition of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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