Lisa Jacobson

Vice Chair for Communications for Young Professionals in Transportation - Boston
Lisa Jacobson has written 11 posts for Young Professionals in Transportation

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Event with YPT Boston

The YPT Boston Board is pleased to announce the continuation of our Distinguished Speaker Series! Please join us for this great event on May 1 featuring MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey. Register here: you are a YPT Member, please contact to inquire about Member tickets) Secretary Davey will talk with attendees about his career path … Continue reading

YPT Boston To Host New MBTA GM Dr. Beverly Scott

YPT Boston is pleased to announce that MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott will be our Distinguished Guest at our next networking night! All YPT Members and Friends are welcome to join us on Tuesday, March 12, 6pm, at Ned Devine’s in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Come welcome and meet Dr. Beverly Scott. Dr. Scott … Continue reading

YPT Boston Events Next Week

We are pleased to let you know that we’ve got some fun events planned for next week!   2012 is not over yet! Next week, we’ve got a Board Meeting, an awesome brownbag, and a second annual networking night with LivableStreets and NEITE. Read on for more details.   WalkBoston Brownbag Join YPT Boston and … Continue reading

YPT Boston’s Trio of Events Next Week!

YPT Boston has a lot going on!  In the past few months, we’ve hosted transportation trivia, a few brownbags, and a film screening! Next up – we are filling your week next week with three great events (then we’ll let you off the hook for the holidays). We encourage all Boston members and friends to … Continue reading

YPT Boston Gets Media Coverage on Brownbag!

On August 9, YPT Boston hosted a great event as part of its Brown Bag Lunch Series, which highlights projects that fellow young professionals are working on! Members of the MBTA’s Mobile Ticketing Team presented on the MBTA’s pilot program for smartphone payments on the Commuter Rail, which will be launched this fall ( The … Continue reading

YPT Boston Says Farewell to Chair Candace Brakewood

The YPT Boston Board is excited, and also sad, about the departure of Candace Brakewood, chair and founder of YPT Boston. Candy, a PhD student at MIT, is moving to Atlanta in August 2012 to continue her studies down south. She will serve as Boston Chair through the end of her term in October. We … Continue reading

YPT Boston’s MassDOT Big Dig Project Tour

12 YPT Members got an up close and personal look at the Big Dig. The tour included many critical components of the complex highway system. Highlights included the ventilation and electrical systems, the structural components, and the Operations Center. At each stop along the tour, attendees learned about the unique methods used to construct the … Continue reading

YPT Boston and WTS Boston Networking Happy Hour – July 31

Please join YPT Boston and WTS for a joint networking happy hour on Tuesday, July 31st at Anthem in downtown Boston to meet new people in the transportation field and hear about some of the great things going on at both organizations! There is no fee for this event, but please RSVP by 10 AM … Continue reading

Hubway in Boston a Big Success!

Hubway, Boston’s almost one-year old bikeshare program, is all the buzz in Boston. Only 10 weeks after its launch last summer, it only took 10 weeks to hit 100,000 rides – and as of now – a quarter million rides. With 40 more stations expected to pop up between now and the end of the … Continue reading

YPT Boston Hosts MA Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray

YPT Boston is pleased to announce that Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray will speak with friends and members next week, Wednesday, May 2 at the State Transportation Building. Tickets are still available, and advance registration is recommended: The Lieutenant Governor is expected to speak on the Patrick-Murray Administration’s transportation initiatives and policies. The Lt. Governor … Continue reading

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