Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice RTA Council Meeting - 07/27/22

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Posted: September 21, 2021 1:34 p.m.
  • Last Updated: September 21, 2021 1:43 p.m.

Overview of RTA Council Meeting - 07/27/22

Live Zoom webinar hosted by MassDOT Rail and Transit Division.

After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar, including call-in options. This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities.  MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (e.g. interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, live captioning, videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity & Civil Rights Officer by phone at (857) 368-8580, TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email to Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the meeting.

In order to protect the health and safety of the public and the employees of MassDOT and the RTAs during this public health emergency, public comment will only be taken in writing. All comments received will be shared with the RTA Council members, respectively. Email comments to, or mail comments to the MassDOT Rail & Transit Division:

C/O Elizabeth McCarthy
10 Park Plaza; Suite 4160
Boston, MA 02116

Meeting Agenda:

Item 1 – Workforce Shortage

  • Standing check-in from RTAs/MBTA
  • Discussion

Item 2 – RTA Capital Planning – TransAM Migration Project

  • Presentation from Price Armstrong and Satyen Patel, Cambridge Systematics (CS)
  • Discussion

Item 3 – Ransomware Attacks: Prevention & Response

  • Presentation from Buck Dowdell, MassDOT Chief Information Security Officer
  • Presentation from Tom Cahir, CCRTA Administrator
  • Discussion

Item 4 – Follow-up from May RTA Council Meeting

Item 5 – Public Comment

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