Construction cranes rise over much of the city, and after decades of people leaving Boston, the population is now growing. It's expected to grow 15 percent over the next two decades to more than 709,000 residents.
That's why Mayor Marty Walsh says it is time for a new master plan for Boston, the first in 50 years. He is calling it "Imagine Boston 2030" and it will lay out a blueprint for the future of housing, transportation, climate action, health, arts and culture and economic development.
- "The city of Boston hasn’t had a comprehensive citywide master plan since 1965, but that’s about to change."
This segment aired on May 11, 2015.