Aimee Custis

Aimee Custis is the Communications Manager at the Coalition for Smarter Growth. A policy wonk by training and a public transportation advocate by profession, she moved to DC in 2008 to learn everything she could about livable communities, transit, and public policy. She has served as both National Vice Chair for Communications and for Membership at Young Professionals in Transportation, and is an editor and contributor at Greater Greater Washington.
Aimee Custis has written 60 posts for Young Professionals in Transportation

DC Job Alert: Associate Editor at Greater Greater Washington

Greater Greater Washington ( is a news and opinion website which focuses on urban planning, transportation, and other policy which affects the shape and function of communities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Greater Greater Washington is looking for a part-time paid Associate Editor to edit articles that itsregular and guest contributors write, to help … Continue reading

JOB ALERT: NY Riders Alliance

The Riders Alliance, a membership organization of subway and bus riders in New York dedicated to winning better transit by organizing transit riders into a powerful political constituency, is adding a Development and Membership Coordinator to its staff. The Development and Membership Coordinator will be the central point of contact for more than 650 dues-paying members of the Riders … Continue reading

Bikeshare leaders share their paths to transit-focused careers

Eric Gilliland, General Manager of DC’s Capital Bikeshare, and Emily Stapleton, the general manager of Boston’s bikeshare program shared their paths to transit-focused careers in a recent profile on GOOD. Check it out! As you go about your day, you’re often faced with the decision of how to get from Point A to Point B … Continue reading

YPT Event Discount: Smart Growth Social

Hey DC-area YPTers! The Coalition for Smarter Growth, the DC region’s leading organization advocating for transit, pedestrian, and bicycling infrastructure, has invited YPT members and friends to attend its Smart Growth Social with special guest and author Jeff Speck on Wednesday, October 2. We’ve worked with the Coalition for Smarter Growth to offer YPT members and friends a special … Continue reading

DC Event: Greater Greater Washington Birthday Party

DC transportation buffs: it’s time for a party! From YPT friend David Alpert, the founder of the DC area’s Greater Greater Washington blog on transportation, urbanism, and smart growth: See you at Tuesday’s 5th birthday party! Are you coming to the party to celebrate 5 years (and one month) of Greater Greater Washington? We hope you can! … Continue reading

Transportation Camp DC in Pictures

Did you miss out on yesterday’s Transportation Camp in DC at George Mason University? Whether you were in on the action, or couldn’t make it, here are some highlight’s of yesterday’s unconference held leading up to the TRB Annual Meeting. As this is just the first of a week and more of transportation conferencing, if … Continue reading

DC Job Alert – Georgetown BID Transportation Director

We just got word through the grapevine that in DC, the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) is hiring a full-time Transportation Director. Up your alley? Download the details in the PDF announcement below! Transportation Director Job Announcement  

DC Job Alert: Financial Analyst for TIFIA at FHWA

This position is located in the Innovative Program Delivery office (HIN), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Washington, D.C. The Financial Analyst will serve as a member of the TIFIA Joint Program Office (JPO), one of five teams within HIN. The ideal candidate for this position will bring specialized experience in budget and accounting to apply the … Continue reading

DC Event – YPT Community Partnership: Teen Roadway Safety Assessment

  For this year’s D.C.-area community service event, YPT is partnering with the National Teen Distracted Driving Prevention Summit. Looking for a transportation-related volunteer opportunity? Members and friends, join YPT and TeenRSA (Teen Roadway Safety Advocates) for a Roadway Safety Assessment Activity near D.C.’s Union Station. On Sunday, December 2, approximately 50 teens attending the … Continue reading

A DC event from our friends at TRF

A great event coming up from our friends at the Transportation Research Forum. Interested? Register now, as the RSVP deadline is tomorrow at 11am! TRF WASHINGTON CHAPTER and TRF TRANSPORT BOOK CLUB Jointly announceA Wine & Cheese Book Review Meeting featuring Carl MartlandSenior Research Associate (retired), MIT, former TRF President, and author of Toward More Sustainable Infrastructure: Project Evaluation for … Continue reading

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