2021 MassDOT Transportation Innovation Conference-Virtual

Date: 5/25/2021 7:00 AM - 5/27/2021 1:30 PM








Don’t miss the Virtual 2021 Transportation Innovation Conference!

The annual MassDOT Transportation Innovation Conference provides a forum for innovative transportation systems, management ideas, and initiatives. The conference is an important opportunity for transportation practitioners to share knowledge, sponsor peer-to-peer learning, and collaborate on issues of mutual interest.  

Conference participants will have the opportunity to discuss the advantages and challenges associated with the innovative methods and technologies being presented in the following categories:

• Practices in Municipal and Regional Transportation 
• Mobility, Accessibility, and Transportation Equity  
• Techniques in Design, Materials, and Construction 
• Promoting a Culture of Safe Transportation 
• Shaping the Transportation Landscape for a Post Covid world

The event is open to all transportation practitioners from federal, state, and local transportation agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, transit agencies, academia, and private industry. 

Conference Fee Waiver Opportunity for Community Mobility Organizations and Advocates

The Virtual 2021 MassDOT Transportation Innovation Conference features a Mobility, Accessibility, and Transportation Equity track, focusing on approaches to improving access, mobility, and transportation services for older adults, people with disabilities, and low-income commuters in Massachusetts.

MassDOT is offering a fee waiver opportunity for the conference to those intending to attend sessions in the Mobility, Accessibility, and Transportation Equity category. If you are interested in local and regional community mobility and transportation coordination but cannot pay the conference registration fee, you may be eligible for a fee waiver or scholarship:

Fee Waiver Application: Open to individuals with disabilities, seniors, and other self-advocates; organizations that provide transportation in rural and non-urbanized areas; or organizations that are current or recent recipients of grants through MassDOT’s Community Transit Grant Program.

Instructions: Click on the link provided to apply for the Transportation Innovation Conference fee waiver: Fee Waiver Application FormYou do not need to register for the conference. If you receive the fee waiver, you will be automatically registered.

If you do not qualify under these criteria but need assistance paying the conference fee, please email Jennifer Henning at jennifer.n.henning@dot.state.ma.us to be added to a waitlist should additional funds become available (not guaranteed). 

The virtual conference will take place Tuesday, May 25 - Thursday, May 27 from 7:00AM - 1:30PM 

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This event is accessible to people with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation (such as American Sign Language Interpreters, assistive listening devices, handouts in alternate formats, etc.) and/or language assistance (such as translated documents or an interpreter) to fully participate, please contact Brenda Codella at bcodella@umass.edu or 413-522-6434 at least 14 days prior to the event.  Such services are provided free of charge.


Conference Speakers

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Jamey Tesler

Acting Secretary and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

About Jamey Tesler

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Dr. Shawn Wilson

Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

About Dr. Shawn Wilson

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Gregory Slater

Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation

About Gregory Slater


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Kien BETA Group, Inc.
Benny Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
Abul AI Engineers, Inc. (MA)
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James HDR
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Jeffrey Mott MacDonald
Thomas BSC Group, Inc. (Main Office)
Evan TranSystems Corporation
Fred Stantec
Jay City Point Partners, LLC
Doug Michael Baker International
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Lenny TranSystems
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Deloris Massachusetts Department of Transportation
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Michael MassDOT
Frans Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Manuel MBTA
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Mary Ann Maine DOT
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Jaklyn BETA Group, Inc.
Thomas Gannett Fleming
Jacqueline HDR
Michael BL Companies (Corporate)
Daniel MDM Transportation Consultants
Greg MDM Transportation Consultants
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Philip WSP
Michael AI Engineers, Inc. (Corporate Office)
Matthew HDR
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Ray AI Engineers, Inc
Kevin Dawood Engineering, Inc.
Mark MDM Transportation Consultants
Erik AI Engineers, Inc
Derek BL Companies (Corporate)
Kathleen Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority
Jack MDM Transportation Consultants
Christopher WSP
John Gannett Fleming
Dan MDM Transportation Consultants
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Robert MDM Transportation Consultants
Dan MDM Transportation Consultants
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Charles BL Companies (Corporate)
Boris Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning
Jenelle Dawood Engineering, Inc.
Larry AI Engineers, Inc
Gina 128 Business Council
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Lisa 128 Business Council
Jonathan MDM Transportation Consultants
Charles HDR
Lispeth 128 Business Council
Mack AI Engineers
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Steven Howard Stein Hudson, Boston (HSH)
Jeffrey Northeast Traffic Control Services, Inc.
Shahvir AI Engineers, Inc. (MA)
John WSP
Adam Dewberry
Tom Town of Dennis
Michael FHWA MA
Matt FriendshipWorks
Gene Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (Boston)
Nicolas City of Fitchburg
William Town of Becket
Jeffrey Town of Yarmouth
Joseph Town of Dedham
Kelly Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)
Glenn Ann Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)
Eric Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Joshua FHWA MA
Mary Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)
Andrew Town of Billerica
Todd Town of Brookline
David City of Salem
Michael Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)
Arghavan University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass)
Carys Town of Needham
Faye City of Newton
Franny Town of Acton
Glen Town of Andover Police Department
Peter Town of Medway
Michael FHWA MA
David Town of Lexington DPW
Robert Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Megan Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG)
Todd Town of Somers (CT) DPW
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Kara City of Melrose
Robert Town of Adams
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Patricia Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
Tracy UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
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