Past Events

The Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility 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.

Dates Events
February 2, 2019 Santa Clara County Women's Leadership Policy Summit  -  San José, CA

A gathering of women and allies for a day of education, engagement and empowerment.

About this Event

Join us for two break-out sessions with multiple panels that include leaders in each subject. Connect with local nonprofits and agencies at the resource fair and get empowered at the Keynote luncheon with policy makers across the county.

Session 1 Panels:

  • Housing 101. Designed specifically for advocates and newcomers to the planning and land use process. How do we create housing, how does the process work, what are our current housing needs?
  • Transportation 101. How are transit and transportation plans developed and funded? What are the links between city, county and regional plans and funds? How do school districts and other interests become involved?
  • Wage and Equity. From the personal to the regional. How do you negotiate for yourself, establish fair work place policies in your organization or advocate for regional change?
  • Policy Initiatives. Learn how existing initiatives can augment services you provide or want to provide. We will touch on labor standards, LGBTQ affairs, youth resources and behavioral health.

Session 2 Panels:

  • Housing 102. Navigating new or proposed legislation at regional, state and Federal levels. We will discuss Local Measure A 2016 that lead to new Homebuyers Initiatives and the regional CASA initiative.
  • Transportation 102. Case studies in advocacy and developing safer communities. How to develop priorities and fund programs.
  • How to be an Effective Leader From Both sides of the Dais. From the basics of meeting management to developing skills and alliances necessary to move policy forward.
  • Policy Initiatives. Learn how existing initiatives can augment services you provide or want to provide. We will touch on labor standards, LGBTQ affairs, youth resources and behavioral health.

Day of Agenda

8:00 -8:30 am Registration, Light breakfast, Resource Fair

8:30 - 9:00 am Kick Off with Supervisor Chavez

9:00 - 10:15 pm Session I workshops

10:15-10:30 am Break/Resource Fair/Network

10:30-11:45 am Session II workshops

11:45-12:15 pm Break/Resource Fair/Grab Lunch

12:15 – 1:00 pm Keynote Luncheon on Collaboration and Coalition Building with Supervisor Chavez, Patricia Gardner, Anne Ehresman and Kimberly LeDeaux

January 13, 2019 to January 17, 2019 98th Transportation Research Board Meeting   -  Washington, DC

Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future.

Research Associates with the Mineta Transportation Institute presented at this annual conference at the Washington Convention Center. The meeting program covered all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops focused on the spotlight theme for the 2019 meeting: Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future.

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January 12, 2019 MTI Board of Trustees Meeting  -  Washington, DC

Led by Chair Grace Crunican, General Manager of Bay Area Rapit Transit (BART), the board held its Winter meeting to discuss the success of the previous year and desired growth for the next. 

December 13, 2018 VivaCalleSJ: Showcase of Student Learning  -  San José, CA

SJSU students, faculty, and San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) gathered to illustrate how data collected from the assessent of VivaCalleSJ 2018 is being used to provide new insights into the evaluation content and process. the data demonstrated how City and University collaboration helped build community and social capital in San José as well as enhanced student learning.

Agenda

1:00 p.m.

Arrivals

1:05 p.m.

Introductions

Background of Viva Calle Assessment Collaboration

-Asha Weinstein Agrawal: asha.weinstein.agrawal@sjsu.edu

-Katherine Cushing: katherine.cushing@sjsu.edu

-Mike Tkalcevic: mikeb.tkalcevic@sanjoseca.gov

1:15 p.m.

Focus: Data Collection and Descriptive Statistics

Students enrolled in Political Science 195: Political Inquiry taught by Professor Mary Currin-Percival, Ph.D.

 

Presenters: Albert Alkakos, Jana Kadah, Joaquin Andrade, Sydney Smith, Felipe Rodriguez-Garcia

Contributors: Lauren LaBorde, Talia Cabrera, and Jasnoor Bhandal

mary.currinpercival@sjsu.edu

1:45 p.m.

Focus: Two-Variable Analysis

Students enrolled in Sociology 104: Quantitative Research Methods taught by Jason DeHaan, M.S.

 

Presenters: Rachel Klug, Aspyn Audibert, Jhon Simon, Cassandra (Cassie) Mayoral

 

jason.m.dehaan@gmail.com

2:05 p.m.

Focus: Cost-Benefit Analysis

Li Yu Oon, Student enrolled in Economics 108: Cost-Benefit Analysis taught by Prof.Matthew Holian, Ph.D.

 

matthew.holian@sjsu.edu

2:15 p.m.

Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis; interviews with business owners, residents living nearby

Malaika Best, Marybeth Bowman and Matt Gustafson, Master’s Students enrolled in Urban Planning 280: Streetscape Intervention Analysis taught by Professor Gordon Douglas, Ph.D.

gordon.douglas@sjsu.edu

 
November 7, 2018 MTI's Sips with Scholars presents: Dr. Richard Willson  -  San José, CA

 

Check out the presentation slides.

November 7, 2018 MTI Visiting Scholar Presents: Dr. Richard Willson  -  San José, CA

 

Check out Dr. Willson's career workshop presentation

November 7, 2018 MTI Visiting Scholar Presents: Dr. Richard Willson  -  San José, CA

Check out Dr. Willson's career workshop presentation

November 7, 2018 MTI's Sips with Scholars  -  San José, CA

Check out the presentation slides.

October 24, 2018 MTI Visiting Scholar Series presents: Dr. Martin Wachs   -  San José, CA

MTI Visiting Scholar Presents: Dr. Martin Wachs  -  San José, CA

Missed it? We've got the video here for you!

Need a closer look?Check out Dr. Wach's PPT presentation here

October 24, 2018 MTI Visiting Scholar Presents: Dr. Martin Wachs  -  San José, CA

Missed it? We've got the video here for you!

Need a closer look?Check out Dr. Wach's PPT presentation here

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