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US DOT Prepares 30-Year Transportation Vision Plan: YPT Input Encouraged

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

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