City of Boston Preliminary Elections Are Today


Boston residents are heading to the polls today until 8 p.m. to choose their top candidates for the City Council in the city’s preliminary election.

Today’s top 8 vote-winners among a field of 15 at-large candidates – and the top two vote winners in each district race – will move ahead to compete in the general election on Nov. 5.

Boston residents can find their neighborhood polling locations here.

See where the candidates stand on various sustainable transportation issues by reviewing the candidates’ questionnaires from the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition.


Tremont Street Before and After protected bike lanes 2020

Mayor Walsh Boasts of ‘Healthy Streets’ Transformations

In a sure sign that taking away lanes from cars to create safer, more efficient streets is a politically winning strategy, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is expected to hold a press conference Tuesday morning to boast about the ambitious changes being made under his administration’s “Healthy Streets” initiative. The Walsh administration is on track to […]