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Important information for paid YPT members!

Are you a paid YPT member? If so, we have some important housekeeping information for you. Please read on to see the letter YPT National Vice Chair for Membership Aimee Custis sent to all paid YPT members this morning. *** Dear Members, YPT is currently in the process of transitioning to a new and improved membership … Continue reading

ICYMI Event Recap – Eno & YPT Host Trivia Night

More than 50 people attended the inaugural Transportation Trivia night hosted by the Eno Center for Transportation and the Washington, DC chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) on February 21. Eno President and CEO Joshua Schank served as event moderator and asked topical questions that included pop culture, multi-modal systems, system maps, music, history, … Continue reading

Austin Internship – UT Austin USIT

The University of Texas at Austin is seeking undergraduate students for their Summer Internship in Transportation (USIT). This 11 week program runs May through August and offers a generous $4,500 Fellowship for out-of-state student interns. If Transportation Engineering interests you as a possible career, The University of Texas at Austin’s Undergraduate Summer Internship in Transportation … Continue reading

YPT Goes to Hollywood: YPT Los Angeles Kickoff!

Young Professionals in Transportation is pleased to announce the launch of YPT Los Angeles.  Please join us for our first Los Angeles event tonight as we gain critical mass for Los Angeles’ very own chapter! Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 7:00pm 634 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles Guest Speaker Alexis Lantz, LA County Bicycle Coalition

DC Event Alert: APTA’s Transportation Tuesdays

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is pleased to invite you to its office for  the February 7, 2012 Transportation Tuesday program featuring Sarah Puro, Principal Analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. The program will begin with a wine and cheese reception at 5 p.m., with the presentation and discussion to occur from 5:30 – 6:30 … Continue reading

DC Job Alert – Build software or community with the Mobility Lab

Are you fascinated by transportation and passionate about using technology to help people? The Mobility Lab Transit Tech initiative is looking for Software Development Fellows and an Open Source Community Manager to help create innovative technology tools around transportation and foster open source collaboration. Two fellows, Andy Chosak and Eric Fidler, worked from October through … Continue reading

DC Opportunity – Join Greater Greater Washington

Do you care about making Greater Washington greater?  Would you love to have your voice heard on livability, planning and neighborhood issues? Or maybe you’re good at editing other people’s writing?  Do you find it easy to pick out the key points of an argument? Do you instantly notice typos or missing commas? Greater Greater Washington, a … Continue reading

Event Alert: U.S. Department of Transportation’s Connected Vehicle Demonstrations @ Alameda, CA – January 17, 2012

Don’t Miss Your Chance to be Part of the Connected Vehicle Demonstrations Taking Place in Alameda, CA When: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 – 9:00am to 5:00pm Where: Alameda Naval Air Station Alameda, California Registration Details: Pre-registration is required. Register online at: http://www.v2vtechreview-california.com The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) and its research partners will be … Continue reading

TRBAM Series: Tips for Attending

YPT Voice is pleased to present the sixth in a 10-week series of blog posts to introduce YPTers to the TRB Annual Meeting (#TRBAM) and to help them prepare for the annual conference in January 2012.  A complete summary of YPT-recommended TRBAM events will be available before and during the conference. Dear YPT-ers, When I … Continue reading

My First TRB Annual Meeting: Some Tips for Newbs

YPT Voice is pleased to present the fourth of a 10-week series of blog posts to introduce members to the TRB Annual Meeting and to help them prepare for the annual conference in January 2012. In this post, we discuss some key things to remember for first-time attendees. The first TRB Annual Meeting that you … Continue reading

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