Beer & Transit - 28th February 2017

Join us on Tuesday, February 28th for another Beer & Transit after the MBTA Rider Oversight Committee meeting. This month, we’ll hear from Dave Barker, Deputy Director of Operations Technology at MBTA at the general meeting, followed by discussion, networking, and drinks.

The Rider Oversight Committee seeks to bridge the gap between the MBTA and the Public, addressing issues that come to its attention through a variety of means and providing recommendations to the MBTA that communicate the needs and concerns of all riders. The group’s general meetings are open to the public and occur monthly in the Massachusetts State Transportation Building.


Dave Barker

Deputy Director of Operations Technology at MBTA

As the Deputy Director of Operations Technology at MBTA, Dave oversees the MBTA Realtime Applications Team. His role there involves supporting app developers and others who utilize the MBTA's public data feeds. From performance data at, T-Alerts, real time tracking of buses and trains Dave's team ensures that the latest and most up-to-date data is available to the public.


  • 5:00 - 5:15 PM – Call MBTA ROC Meeting to Order / Public Comments
  • 5:15 - 6:00 PM – Dave Barker (guest speaker)
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM – Rider Oversight Committee Reports
  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM – Move to Rock Bottom Brewery for Discussion and Social/Networking



Massachusetts State Transportation Building
10 Park Plaza
Conference Rooms 1, 2, and 3
(Green Line to Boylston Street; Orange Line to Tufts MC; or multiple buses).

Can't attend in person? Watch live on YouTube.


Rock Bottom Brewery
115 Stuart St, Boston, MA

Beer & Transit is our monthly beer summit on transit issues, a mix of lecture, discussion, and social event.

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