Boston Data Portal

The Boston Data Library and BostonMap

The Boston Data Portal makes publicly available the data products from BARI projects. The Data Portal is a key part of BARI’s efforts to collect and disseminate information that foster policy/research collaborations.

The Data Portal has two components: the Boston Data Library and BostonMap.

BARI offers trainings for community organizations in the use of the Boston Data Portal. If you or your organization would like to attend or host a training email us at



The Boston Data Library: Download data and documentation describing Boston from various sources. (Powered by the Dataverse at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University)

BostonMap: Visualize BARI data in our interactive map (powered by the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University)

Community Based Trainings and the Data Consultant: Attend a training or get in touch with our consultant to learn more about using data in your own work