Share Feedback on the Draft Plan!

  1. Visit the Worcester Public Library Main Branch at 3 Salem Square to view and provide feedback on the draft plan recommendations, or
  2. Visit the documents page to review draft plan recommendations, and share your comments via this virtual comment card form.

Worcester Now | Next is a two-year-long citywide planning process that will engage the community in exploring issues such as land use and urban form, housing, transportation and mobility, economic opportunity, arts and culture, recreation, open space and environment, and services and facilities.

The project will generate a long-range plan that knits together past, present, and future initiatives covering the entire City, from downtown to its dozens of neighborhoods. The plan will provide a coordinated roadmap for the future development and evolution of the City, and will establish a framework for more detailed studies down the road, but is not meant to be a granular study of every issue.

Join us in developing a citywide plan that focuses on inclusion, integrity, and innovation as core values guiding growth and change in the city. 

Learn more below about the process and how to get involved.



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Visit the Draft Citywide Plan Exhibit!

The Draft Plan Recommendations are on display at the main branch of the Worcester Public Library (3 Salem Square) through June 9th. Stop by the library to view the draft plan recommendations and tell us what is most important to you. All materials are in both English and Spanish.


Spring Listening Tour

Look out for Spring Listening Tour events as they are announced. The Spring Listening Tour will provide the opportunity for more Worcester community members to share feedback on the Draft Plan Recommendations through events and activities throughout the city. 

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