Events

The Mineta Transportation Institute organizes or participates in several transportation-related events each year. These include national summits, regional forums, industry conferences, or special events and broadcasts. You can find leading transportation experts at all of these events, making them an excellent resource not only for professional and research insights, but also for networking.

Transit Oriented Development Conference: Accelerating Sustainable Communities

September 27-29, 2016 • Washington DC


Leading developers, cutting-edge designers, transit agencies, planners, elected officials, building users, and investors come together to network, discuss best practices, and share the excitement of Transit Oriented Development.

Green TRIP Connect Workshop

October 3, 2016 • San Jose, CA


The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) will host an invitation-only workshop with faculty, students, and staff at San José State University to introduce Transform’s GreenTRIP Connect tool. GreenTRIP Connect is a free online tool that helps you instantly calculate how smart location, affordable homes, and traffic reduction strategies can reduce driving and greenhouse gas emissions from residential development.

Getting it Right on Governance and on the Station-Neighborhood Interface at San José Diridon Station

October 13, 2016 • San José, CA (invitation only)


Diridon Station is one of the Bay Area’s best opportunities to improve mobility and to channel a significant amount of new growth near transit. Throughout the world, we have seen how new investments in intermodal transportation hubs have had transformational impacts on cities and regions. Concurrent with the Railvolution Conference, the Mineta Transportation Institute, in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, will co-sponsor an invitation-only, bilateral exchange with SPUR San Jose to discuss best practices and cautionary tales from intermodal transportation hubs in Europe that are relevant to Diridon Station and San Jose. Keynote speakers include: Stephan de Fay, Executive Director of EPA Bordeaux-Euratlantique; Dr. Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Professor of Urban Planning and Associate Dean of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Research Associate at MTI; Dr. Deike Peters, Assistant Professor of Environmental Planning and Practice at Soka University of America, Research Associate at MTI; and Etienne Tricaud, President and CEO of AREP, the architecture office for the French Railway.

MTI Board of Trustees Meeting

January 7, 2017 • Washington DC


The Mineta Transportation Institute, will hold its winter board meeting in Washington DC. Chair Nuria Fernandez, CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, will preside over the meeting.

Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting

January 8-12, 2017 • Washington DC


Researchers and staff from the Mineta Transportation Institute will present at this annual conference at the Washington Convention Center. More than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops are featured. This year’s theme is “Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change Research Convergence for a Multimodal Future.”