• Michelle Wu moving to abolish the BPDA, mayor announces in State of the City address

    21 hours ago - By Boston Herald

    Mayor Michelle Wu's called to “abolish the BPDA” for years - and now she appears to be putting into motion that she intends to bring the planning mechanisms back under administration control, she announced in her State of the City address.
    “Over this next year, we'll shift planning efforts from the BPDA to a new City Planning and Design Department - to expand planning and urban design as a coordinated effort that guides our growth,” Wu's Wednesday-night speech, according to the embargoed copy given to press earlier in the day, reads. “Our vision is for Boston to sustainably reach our peak...
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