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.

“Let's Get Moving, Silicon Valley!” Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit 2016

May 7, 2016 • Mountain View, CA


MTI co-sponsors this annual public event promoting improved transportation networks and complete communities in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. At this year's Summit, participants will explore the connections between health, equity, environment, economics, land use, and transportation. May 7th, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Microsoft Headquarters, 1288 Pear Avenue, Mountain View CA.

Second Annual “Silicon Valley Bikes!” Festival & Bike Show

May 15, 2016 • San José


Join Silicon Valley's bicycle enthusiasts and their families for an all-day celebration of cycling, family fun, community building, and an off-the-hook bicycle show by Gooseneck Bicycles. There will be food trucks, events for kids, live music, and more. A collaboration between History San José, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, Mineta Transportation Institute, Gooseneck Bicycles, Cycle California! Magazine and Santa Clara Valley Brewing. General admission is $5, kids two and under are free (no advance registration required). More details, time, location, and map.

2016 CUTC Summer Meeting

June 6-9, 2016 • Los Angeles CA


As a leading member of the Council of University Transportation Centers, MTI will participate in the organization’s summer meeting at the METRANS Transportation Center. The meeting will include strategy sessions, workshops, committee discussions, and other business relevant to the members’ transportation research activities. MTI Executive Director Karen Philbrick serves on the Executive Board.

International Conference on Transport & Health

June 13-15, 2016 • San Jose CA


The Mineta Transportation Institute will be hosting this second annual conference that will address the convergence of transportation and health. The conference promotes the concept of cross-disciplinary teams of professionals in the design, planning, and development of proposed and rehabilitated transportation infrastructure projects. Abstracts are accepted from October 31, 2015 through January 17, 2016.

MNTRC Board of Trustees Meeting

June 18, 2016 • San Jose CA


The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium, led by the Mineta Transportation Institute, will hold its summer board meeting in San Jose CA. Chair Nuria Fernandez, CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, will preside.

MTI Awards Banquet and Convocation Exercises

June 18, 2016 • San Jose CA


Graduates of MTI´s Master of Science in Transportation Management will receive their hoods at a banquet attended by families and friends as well as national and international transportation leaders. An award will be given to the winning team in the 2016 Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition, and the 2016 MSTM Alumna/us of the Year will be named. To help sponsor the event, email jill.carter@sjsu.edu. Proceeds benefit graduate student scholarships.