Commitment to Action

EcoDistricts Target Cities Pilot Program

Commitment by


In 2014, EcoDistricts, and their partners including Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, NeighborWorks America, Boston Redevelopment Authority, City of Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, BioGen, BioMed Realty Trust, Boston Properties, Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, Draper, Kendall Square Association, Denver Housing Authority, City of Denver, Little Tokyo Community Center, City of Los Angeles, Enterprise Community Partners, District Department of Environment, District Department of General Services, District Office of Planning, National Capital Planning Commission, Downtown DC Business Improvement District, District Department of Energy, Georgetown University, CoR Advisors, General Services Administration, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development committed to advancing district-scale sustainability work in 8 projects across North America over two years through an innovative pilot program called 'Target Cities'. This process invites city leaders, urban planners and designers, community members, policy makers, community developers and others to set an agenda and a new vision for their community.





EcoDistricts Target Cities Pilot Program



Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value



Northern America


Canada, United States

Commitment by


Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Kendall Square Association, U.S. Department of Transportation, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, Enterprise Community Partners, CoR Advisors, Spelman College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc, Biogen Idec Inc., Draper, Inc., City of Austin, Downtown DC Business Improvement District, Morehouse College, Atlanta University Center Consortium, District of Columbia, Boston Properties, Denver Housing Authority, National Capital Planning Commission, U.S. Green Building Council, CityCraft Ventures, LLC