The Worcester Incubator for Innovation Transportation Day at the EcoTarium

Event Date/Time: 

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
10:00 AM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT


EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604


Worcester has been selected to be part of the Art of Science Learning, a National Science Foundation-funded project. As part of the initiative, the Worcester Incubator for Innovation seeks innovative solutions to the area’s transportation challenges.

The public is invited to be part of and contribute to this learning experience and conversation!

Free with EcoTarium admission ($14 adults, $8 children 2-18, $10 seniors 65+ and students with ID)

An Urban Transit Forum


10:15 - 10:30 Welcome and Intro to Art of Science Learning

10:30 – 11:00 Joseph Borbone, DPW

11:00 – 11:30 Stephen O’Neil, WRTA

11:30 – 12:00 MaryEllen Blunt, CMRP

12:00 – 12:30 Joseph Cox, Wayfinding

1:00 – 1:30 Steven Rolle, Worcester City Planner | Betsy Loring, City Science

1:30 – 2:00 Scott Hamwey, DOT | Allen Fletcher, Free the Blackstone

2:00 – 2:30 Andrew Davis, MassPort | Michael Evans, Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, Boston


Transportation “Jams”:

  • Design-a-Vehicle (Edward St. Child Services)
  • Eye Tracking Memory Game (Siavash Mortazavi, WPI)
  • “Infragram” Camera (Public Lab)
  • Universal Design (Institute for Human Centered Design)
  • Be a Traffic Director (EcoTarium)
  • Think Like a Walker/Biker (Walk/Bike Worcester)
  • Get on the Bus! (WRTA)
  • Assistive Mobility (Grant Raymond + Alan Humphrey, WPI)



From the Sponsor: 

Region 1 - New England ADA Center


State and Local Government, People with Disabilities




Not Required



Registration Deadline: 

Saturday, May 10, 2014