Upcoming events

The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium 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.

Viva CalleSJ: Open Streets San Jose

September 18, 2016 • 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 can 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, Willow Glen, Burbank and Downtown. Come out and play for the day! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Intersection between Transportation and Emergency Preparedness in the United States

August 29, 2016 • San Jose, CA (invitation only)

The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) will host a host an invitation-only, bilateral exchange with delegates from the Emergency Management Office (EMO), General Office of the State Council of China. Topics of discussion will include emergency preparedness in the United States with a focus on the MTI publication Exercise Handbook: What Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness Leaders Need to Know to Improve Emergency Preparedness.

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.

Podcar City & Advanced Transit – Automated Mobility on Demand

September 19-21, 2016 • Antwerp, Belgium

Tenth annual Podcar City conference focuses on how autonomous vehicles can reshape the way we live our lives in the urban landscape. MTI co-sponsors this annual event where more than 100 city planners, transit planners, consultants, architects, engineers, investors, developers, elected officials, and others discuss this 21st-century opportunity.