“We are in the transportation business, but we are really in the economic prosperity and quality of life business.” Recently, MA Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack joined Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce members for a candid presentation on the administration’s goals and progress in addressing our transportation needs. Watch the full speech here.
Transportation is a topic crucial to the economic vitality of Corridor Nine/MetroWest region. The region has experienced significant growth over the past decade and improvements in the highway infrastructure and public transportation is a growing interest of both small and large businesses.
Stephanie Pollack has worked on transportation policy, finance and equity as Associate Director for Research at the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University since 2005, where she has also served as an adjunct professor sharing her skills and experience with the next generation of public policy leaders. Stephanie has also provided over a decade of strategic consulting on transportation issues to the public and private sectors following a distinguished career at the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston. She has been active in public policy issues affecting transportation, development and sustainability nationally and locally, serving on numerous boards and advisory bodies including chairing the Transportation Advisory Committee in her hometown of Newton.