The Catalan Model: 21st Century Approaches to Sustainability and Financing of Public Transport

Wednesday, June 20th - 8:30a-12:00p
@ Northeastern University, Raytheon Amphitheater [map]

Presented by World Class Cities Partnership

Remarks by the honorable President Artur Mas of Catalonia w/
Welcome by Michael Dukakis
Moderated by Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey

President Artur Mas, elected President in 2010, presides over the regional government of Catalonia in Northeast Spain. Prior to his election as President, he served as the Minister of Public Works and later as the Minister of Economy and Finance.

  • Exploring lessons learned from the expansion of Barcelona's TMB transit system and the impact it has had on land use in the city
  • Discussing the opportunities for public-private partnerships as an investment model for public transportation developments.