#MATranspoTalk Twitter Town Hall

Monday, April 1, 12-1pm
@ Your computer, on Twitter @T4MASS #MAtranspotalk

Have questions about the proposed T hikes, the Governor and MassDOT’s transportation plan, Transportation for Massachusetts’ legislation, or general Massachusetts transportation funding questions? Get your questions answered and find out ways to make your voice hear from the Transportation for Massachusetts experts April 1 during lunch hour! Get your questions answered before Transportation Day on the Hill on April 2 from 10am-1pm.

Get your questions answered by Lizzi Weyant, Advocacy Director of Transportation for Massachusetts and Rafael Mares, Staff Attorney at Conservation Law Foundation.

Lizzi Weyant  is the Advocacy Director of Transportation for Massachusetts. Before to coming to the coalition, Lizzi worked as the Staff Attorney at the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), protecting consumers through legal, grassroots and grasstops advocacy, focusing her efforts on transportation and consumer affairs. Prior to her time at MASSPIRG, Lizzi worked as an attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, specializing in victim advocacy and domestic violence litigation. She clerked for the Honorable Justice Susan Calkins of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Lizzi earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from Carnegie Mellon University. She lives in Medford, MA with her husband and their daughter.

Rafael Mares is a Staff Attorney working on transportation and environmental justice issues. He joined CLF in 2009. For 10 years, prior to joining CLF, Rafael served as a clinical instructor and lecturer on law at the WilmerHale Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School, where he founded the Healthy Homes and Environmental Justice Project. Before and during law school, Rafael worked on environmental justice issues in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Boston. Rafael holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S. in Integrated Natural Resources from the University of Vermont. He is admitted to the bar in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.