5th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1


Over 200 people packed Old South Meeting House for our 5th annual 10-in-1 StreetTalk. From making buses sexy to treating streets like coloring books to make them safer, each speaker shared examples of how they are actively working to transform the streets. A special highlight from the evening was the release of the City of Boston's Vision Zero Action Plan.

  • Watch video of each presentation below.
  • See photos from the event here


Featured Speakers (click title to view presentation)

Alice Brown, Project Manager, GoBoston 2030:

GoBoston 2030: Framing new transportation conversations

Kris Carter, Co-Chair, Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics: 

Passive data, active science: An experimental approach to improving the operation of our streets

Mark Chase, Urban Transportation Consultant, Tufts University:

Neighborways: Creating low stress street networks for kids & kids at heart

Jackie Douglas, Executive Director, LivableStreets Alliance:

Making Buses Sexy

Scott Hamwey, Manager of Long-range Planning, MassDOT: 

Incorporating today's emerging trends into a 2040 strategic vision for the MBTA

Tommy Hayes, Transportation Policy Manager, Lyft:

Safe Streets for All: How Lyft can help cities advance the goals of Vision Zero

Matt Lawlor, Partner, Robinson + Cole:

Forging a New Path: Roslindale Gateway to the Arboretum

Russ Lopez, Senior Research Associate, Dukakis Center for Urban and Metropolitan Policy @Northeastern University:

How to stop a highway and accomplish other impossible feats of strength

Connor McKay, Data Scientist, City of Boston, Citywide Analytics Team: 

Passive data, active science: An experimental approach to improving the operation of our streets

Ari Ofsevit, Lead Advocate, I-90:

Rethinking the 1-90 Allston Interchange: A vision for what’s possible

Vivian Ortiz, Project Coordinator for Mattapan, Let's Get Healthy, Boston! Initiative:

Invisible to Whom? Age, race and place take a ride