Boston and Cambridge are embarking on bringing the two cities together to serve residents on a regional basis through several strategies: sharing data on ridership and bus stop locations, first and last mile needs, technology platforms for ‘smart bus stops’, real-time traffic and transit, disability access and more. What are the main challenges ahead? Where can new projects like these garner enough support, meet the real needs of residents across jurisdictions and pay for these new initiatives?
Moderator: Jim Aloisi, Principal, Trimount Consulting
Joe Aiello, Chair, MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board
David Block-Schachter, Chief Technology Officer, MBTA
Joseph Barr, Director of Traffic, Parking & Transportation, City of Cambridge
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