But mostly he promised to listen. The paper reports:
"Since Election Day, Walsh has held forums and town hall meetings where thousands of people have shared ideas for the new administration. Other suggestions came through letters, e-mails, and phone calls.
"'You are making your voices heard,' Walsh said. 'I am listening — and I always will. I will listen. I will learn. I will lead.'"
Menino, meanwhile, walked out of City Hall saying that the day was "bittersweet."
"I've had a great 20 years," he said. "The people of Boston have been great to me over those 20 years. I just hope I've served them well."