Mpact Transit + Community Conference

(formerly Rail~Volution)

Streetcar in Tempe, Arizona

Transit + Community

Mpact Transit + Community Phoenix

Transit moves us. Community Connects Us.

November 5-8, 2023

Rates to attend the Mpact Transit + Community Conference

Conference registration covers 60+ sessions, plenaries and networking events, including the Welcome Reception and PK Slam.
Additional fees are required for Mobile Workshops, Pre-Conference Events, the Masterclass Academy, Regional Day and the Politics of Place walking tour.

General / Private Firm
$795 Early Bird
$895 After October 12

Public Agency / Nonprofit
$595 Early Bird
$695 After October 12

Students must provide valid student ID,
scanned or onsite at check in.

One Day
Valid Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday

Questions about registration?
Please contact Leah Landes


Speakers have the option to attend for free the day they speak or to register and pay for the full conference.

A limited number of scholarships are available to those working for or associated with community-based organizations or transit advocacy organizations. The application for scholarships is available here. Scholarship applications are due by 11:45pm CDT on August 11, 2023, with awards announced by August 25, 2023. Applications received after August 11 will be considered on a rolling basis pending eligibility and available funds.

Consider sending a delegation to our annual conference. Delegations use the conference as a launching pad toward stronger collaborative work on the ground. Please download the Delegation Flyer and reach out to Sarah Rudolf to find out more, including special rates and benefits for approved delegations.

Mpact Transit + Community Conference Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests received prior to September 22 will receive a full refund. Between September 22 and October 20, you will receive a refund minus a $100 fee. After October 20, no refunds on conference registration, mobile workshops or any add-on events. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after October 20. Persons who do not show up for the event will be responsible for the entire registration fee.

All cancellation requests should be emailed to Maureen Savage at

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown


The 2023 Mpact Transit + Community Conference will be at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. Located a few blocks from light rail (a very easy trip from the airport), the hotel is within walking distance of downtown residential neighborhoods along Fillmore Street and the bustling Roosevelt Row arts district – get to Phoenix a day or two early and take part in the First Friday Art Walk.

Room Reservations

The Mpact Transit + Community conference room block at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown is sold out. There may be premium rooms available at the Sheraton. Or please explore other hotel options within walking distance of the Sheraton.

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004


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