On October 30, YPT and the Young Members Council of the Transportation Research Board held an event with the US DOT to discuss the Department’s vision for the future. The DOT is in the process of writing a 30-year vision document and wants to receive input and feedback from our generation, the professionals who will be responsible for the system’s continued operation, maintenance and expansion in coming decades. Information about the plan and its development can be found at http://www.dot.gov/30yearplan.
The event was held at US DOT headquarters in Washington, DC and simultaneously streamed across the country. Nearly one hundred people attended in person, some coming from places as far as New York, New Jersey and Texas. Another 284 viewed the DOT’s remarks virtually and provided live feedback via online chats. Continue reading
Please help welcome the new YPT 2014-2015 International Board of Directors!!
All terms start on November 1 and will last until October 31, 2015. The YPT International Board would like to extend a warm welcome to all of the incoming YPT leadership across the US and Canada, and of course, thank everyone in YPT leadership, outgoing and incoming, past and present, for their hard work. Also, if you want to get involved, it’s not too late! YPT is always looking for volunteers at the international or local level. If you’re interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.