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MTI 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. You can review our past events.

The Mineta Transportation Institute is deeply involved with many surface transportation issues. Our experts are available to speak with the news media about many topics, including autonomous vehicles, bicycle and pedestrian safety, congestion, high-speed rail, intermodal connectivity, public transit, transportation planning and policy, transportation security, and workforce issues.

For media requests, please contact:

Alverina Weinardy
Public Programs Coordinator

Hilary Nixon
Deputy Executive Director

Dates Events
October 18, 2022 Climate Change & Sustainability Fair  -  SJSU, 7th Street Plaza

10a.m. - 1:00p.m. (PT) 

MTI will be at SJSU Climate Change and Sustainability Fair. Join us on the 7th Street Plaza to learn more about climate change and steps you can take to reduce your environmental footprint.

One of the great challenges of our time is understanding and addressing climate change and its impacts. The Climate Change and Sustainability Fair provides a venue for the SJSU community to engage with solutions to this wicked problem. The goals of the fair are to provide the SJSU community with information to: 

November 2, 2022 Connect for Your Career: An Introduction to Professional Associations in Transportation  -  Online

5:30p.m.- 7:00p.m. (PT) | Link to register

WTS-SF Bay Area and the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) of San Jose State invite you to join us for a free virtual event "Connect for Your Career: An Introduction to Professional Associations in Transportation." It will introduce university students and emerging professionals to Northern California transportation organizations that offer networking, professional development opportunities, and/or scholarship opportunities. 

Participating organizations include:

  • American Planning Association (APA
  • American Public Works Association (APWA)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP)
  • Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP)
  • Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITS California)
  • Latinos in Transit (LiT)
  • Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS)

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