Transit + Community


The Call for Speakers for Mpact Transit + Community 2023 is open now. Tell us about your work! Submit by March 31.

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Call for speakers Open Now!

The Call for Speakers for the 2023 Mpact Transit + Community conference is open through March 31.

We’re looking for thinkers & doers able to share real-world experience about transit, connected mobility options, and supportive land use & development. Get started with Call for Speakers Information here.

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Does your work involve designing communities for transit, connected mobility options, trails or safe walking?

Do you work on transit-oriented development, housing, business or economic development?

Do you see implications for health, safety, equity, sustainability, access to opportunity and overall quality of life?


Submit a Proposal! The Call for Speakers is your chance to add your voice, influence the conference program and shape the vision for transit-oriented communities.

Call for Speakers Tracks

For specific topics in each track, see the Call for Speakers information packet.

Track 1: Innovative Policy Change

Track 1 - Policies responding to current challenges. Policies that achieve better community outcomes, directly or indirectly.

Track 2: Development Around Transit
Track 3: New Models for Managing Transit
Track 4: Health, Climate Jobs & Opportunity
Track 5: Multimodal Systems and Connectivity
Track 6: Mpact PK Slam

call for speakers

The Call for Speakers for the 2023 Mpact: Transit + Community Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, opens March 1 and closes March 31.  Join our mailing list for the latest information about the conference, which was formerly known as Rail~Volution.

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National Steering Committee

Our National Steering Committee (NSC), made up of 40+ professionals from across the United States and Canada, reviews proposals to create high-quality, content rich learning opportunities for our annual transit and community development conference.

Featured speakers from the 2022 Rail~Volution Conference in Miami: 

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ImageSpeaker NameJob and OrganizationLocationSpeaking Sessions
Eulois Cleckley
Eulois CleckleyDirector and Chief Executive Officer, Department of Transportation and Public Works, Miami-Dade CountyMiami, FLOpening Plenary – Building Resilience in Miami and Across the CountryView Profile
Daniella Levine Cava - Mayor - Miami-Dade County
Daniella Levine CavaMayor, Miami-Dade CountyMiami, FloridaOpening Plenary – Building Resilience in Miami and Across the Country, Opening Plenary – Building Resilience in Miami and Across the CountryView Profile
Earl Blumenauer
Earl BlumenauerCongressman, 3rd District, US Congress; Board of Directors, Rail~VolutionPortland, ORTuesday Plenary – Agencies and Advocates: Homelessness and Public TransportationView Profile

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