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