New England Transportation Conference - Turning the Corner: Celebrating TDM Successes

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 8:15am to 4:00pm
Seaport Hotel, South Boston Waterfront

This year’s conference will feature presentations by professionals from a wide range of organizations that are embracing multiple forms of successful commuter initiatives. Special guests will include: State Sen. John Keenan, Zipcar President and COO Mark Norman, and Boston Bikes Director Nicole Freedman. For more information, contact ACT Patriot Chapter President Kay Carson ( or Vice-President Patrick Sullivan (

Conference Program
8:15 - 9:00 AM - Registration/Breakfast 
8:15 - 3:15 PM - Exhibits 
9:00 - 10:15 AM - Opening Session 

Introduction & Welcome: Kay Carson, Patriot President 

Trends in TDM & Public Policy: Rob Henry, ACT Vice President 

Keynote Address: Sen. John F. Keenan, Quincy, MA 

10:15 - 10:30 AM - Break 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM -Concurrent Sessions 

Parking & TDM Workshop - Jim Barr, UVM/New England Parking Council & Kris Locke, Director CCP, Harvard University 

Bike Infrastructure/Safety: Nicole Freedman, Boston Bikes; Nick Jackson, Toole Design Group; Mike Tremblay, Howard/Stein-Hudson Assoc.; Dan Sewell, Zagster 

Successful New England Projects  

12:00 PM - Break 

12:10 - 1:30 PM - TDM Awards & Luncheon: Speaker, Zipcar President Mark Norman 

1:30 PM - Break 

1:40 - 3:00 PM - Concurrent Sessions 

Transit Oriented Development, James Hoyte, Harvard University; Eric Halvorsen, MAPC; Stephanie Pollack, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy 

Successful New England Projects  

Rural/Suburban Transportation Options: Aaron Brown, Vital Communities; Kristin Slaton, MassRIDES; Melissa Zampitella, vRide 

3:00 - 3:10 PM - Break 

3:10 - 4:00 PM - Mini-film Festival & Raffle- Stan Franzeen, Director, Junction TMO/Pfizer

To register: