Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Support for Transformative Development Initiative Districts in Gateway Cities

Transformative Development Initiative provides substantial technical assistance and support for urban revitalization

May 1, 2018


Colleen Arons, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

WORCESTER, MA — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the selection of 10 Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) districts in a second round of TDI awards, a highly competitive program for Gateway Cities designed to accelerate economic growth within focused areas. The second round includes four new districts in Chelsea, Fitchburg, Lawrence, and Worcester; and the extension of existing TDI districts in Brockton, Holyoke, Lynn, New Bedford, Pittsfield, and Springfield. Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito made the announcement with Secretary Jay Ash, Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus and members of the Worcester legislative delegation at the YMCA of Central Massachusetts in Worcester.

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