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

  • Boston University Metcalf Trustee Center 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor Boston, MA, 02215 United States (map)

How can New England’s small and medium-sized cities and towns best leverage infrastructure investment to support economic growth, resilience, and strong communities? Join New England Chapter of the Congress for the New UrbanismBoston University Initiative on Cities, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council for breakfast on Monday, June 17. Katharine Lusk of the Boston University Initiative on Cities will offer introductory remarks for our conversation with Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash on the future of the MassWorks Program and what it means for your community. 

Stay for an eye-opening discussion with Charles Marohn, PE, AICP, President of Strong Towns, a national leader in infrastructure and planning for municipalities, who will share practical advice on directing infrastructure investment for prosperous, resilient and fiscally sound municipalities and neighborhoods. Douglas Foy, founder and CEO of Serrafix and former Massachusetts Secretary of Commonwealth Development will facilitate the discussion.  [CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

FREE for elected officials (use promo code ELECT). Municipal group rate for staff & commissioners: 5 registrations for $100. Email Sam Scoppettone at to apply.