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.

What Do Americans Think of Mileage Fees?

December 13, 2016 • Online (sponsored by TRB)


MTI’s National Transportation Finance Center Director, Dr. Asha Agrawal, and Director of Research and Technology Transfer, Dr. Hilary Nixon, analyze three sources of information about public opinion on mileage fees. The researchers will present key findings about overall support levels for mileage fees and the specific reasons why people support or oppose them. A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. The TRB-sponsored webinar is free for TRB Sponsors and Sustaining Affiliates; $95 for others.

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.”

West Coast Rail Conference

February 28 – March 1, 2017 • Los Angeles, CA


The world's leading rail experts come together with business and political leaders to bring fast rail to America. Construction is underway on the first phase of the 800-mile, state-of-the-art transportation system set to revolutionize mobility in America, starting with California. Once the system is built out, it will carry more than 100 million people each year, saving time, money, energy, and lives. MTI proudly co-sponsors this event.