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Worcester Now | Worcester Next

A Citywide Long-Range Plan

The City of Worcester is developing a citywide long-range plan (aka Master Plan) in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 41 section 81D. Worcester Now | Next does not replace other planning efforts, but instead will build upon and coordinate such planning efforts by establishing a common planning framework. The final Worcester Now | Next plan will help guide decisions regarding policies, regulations, programs, infrastructure and other aspects related to the physical development of the community. It will establish an ongoing program of long-range planning moving forward, and the plan itself will be updated on a regular basis to reflect current conditions, priorities and policies to guide the city's physical development over time.

Visit the Worcester Now|Next website to learn more and participate in this important project.

Worcester Now|Next

Spring Citywide Survey

We want to hear from you! Do you think issues such as housing, economic opportunity, natural and cultural resources, open space and recreation, services and facilities, land use, and transportation are impacting the city? Participate in a survey that will help define the focus and key issues for the Worcester Now|Next plan.

Visit the project's webpage to participate and learn more!

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