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.
September 17, 2017 • San Jose, CA
VivaCalleSJ is a free recreational program co-sponsored by MTI that closes miles of scenic San José streets to motor vehicles. Participants will walk, bike, skate, play, and explore the city as never before. The route spans six miles of streets, through some of San Jose's most iconic neighborhoods including Japantown and Alum Rock Village, the Mexican Heritage Plaza, and parks including Lake Cunningham Park and Roosevelt Park.
November 8-10, 2017 • Las Vegas, Nevada
MTI will sponsor the eleventh annual Podcar City conference focused on sustainable and innovative automated public transportation. More than 200 city planners, transit planners, academics, engineers, developers, elected officials, and others will discuss this 21st-century opportunity. The Urban International Design Contest (or UIDC) is a main feature of the 2017 Podcar City Conference. The UIDC connects students with city professionals and together they will work toward the goal of educating, inspiring and motivating important stakeholders in how new modes of sustainable public transportation can be utilized in an urban environment.