MBTA ROC Extends Membership Application Deadline

The MBTA Rider Oversight committee (ROC) is extending its membership application deadline through July 31, 2017. All applications that have been received so far are still under consideration.

The MBTA ROC is a diverse group of riders and MBTA employees who provide recommendations to the MBTA and communicate the needs and concerns of all riders. We are seeking individuals with a strong interest in transit issues and a willingness to make a firm commitment to the Committee’s mission. We require that you be able to commit to meeting twice a month for a total of 3.5 to 4.0 hours per month.

If you wish to be considered for a position, please visit our application webpage:
http://mbtaroc.org/membership-application/

MBTA Rider Oversight Committee Seeking New Members

The MBTA Rider Oversight committee (ROC) is a diverse group of riders and MBTA employees who provide recommendations to the MBTA and communicate the needs and concerns of all riders. We are seeking individuals with a strong interest in transit issues and a willingness to make a firm commitment to the Committee’s mission. We require that you be able to commit to meeting twice a month for a total of 3.5 to 4.0 hours per month.

If you wish to be considered for a position, please visit our application webpage:
http://mbtaroc.org/membership-application/

We will be accepting applications through Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

FORUM: Automated Vehicles and the Future of Equity in Public Transit

Please join us for a discussion about how driverless vehicles will potentially impact our public transit systems, and how we can work to develop policies that will ensure that we have a public transit system that is accessible to all.

Date:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Forum Location:
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA (Conference Rooms 1 – 3)

Panelists:
  • Chris Dempsey, Director, Transportation for Massachusetts
  • Alison Felix, Senior Transportation Planner, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Ken Kruckemeyer, Partner, Strategies for Cities / Board Member, LivableStreets Alliance
  • Rep. Sean Garballey, 23 rd District, Middlesex (tentative)
At this forum, we will encourage participation by the audience. Therefore, after brief remarks by the panelists, we will have at least 30-40 minutes of Q&A between the audience and the panelists.

To submit questions ahead of time, visit:
http://mbtaroc.org/contact

If you cannot attend in person, you can view a live stream of the forum and submit questions in real-time here:
http://mbtaroc.org/live