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TransportationCamp New York City 2015 Scheduled for Nov. 14

Do you love transportation? Do you love New York City? TransportationCamp New York City 2015 will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at City College of New York. Following on the success of TransportationCamp East in 2011, Planning Camp NYC in 2013 and TransportationCamps across the country, they are taking it back to New York City. … Continue reading

Student Paper Competition: SHRP 2 Safety Data Bonanza

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is sponsoring a paper competition for university students to propose research projects using the SHRP 2 Safety Data, the Naturalistic Driving Study data, and Roadway Information Database. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to and are due on September 11, 2015. Selected students will be invited to present their research … Continue reading

U.S. DOT’s 2015 Champions of Change

Major trends are shaping the future of our transportation systems.  Our population is growing and aging. Our legacy transit systems need more attention every day.  Our roads and runways face increasing congestion. America’s way of life and continued economic growth depend on meeting these challenges, so this October, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the … Continue reading

YPT Pittsburgh Hosts Event at ITS American Annual Meeting on June 1

The 25th Annual Meeting for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America is being held May 31 – June 3 in Pittsburgh. This exciting conference will bring together transportation professionals from around the country to discuss innovations and issues in the transportation industry. Friends and members of YPT (both local and out-of-towners) are invited to meet … Continue reading

NU Freight Transportation Exec. Program: Securing Capacity in a Dynamic Industry

In the current business environment operators and their customers are experiencing a capacity constrained global market and rising cost structures. In this dynamic situation, freight transportation and logistics decisions must be managed with regard to pricing, service, access, mode selection, and contractual arrangements. Strategies for success for both the transportation buyers and sellers must continually … Continue reading

May 7 @ 9AM ET-Bridging the Infrastructure Gap Session

Bridging the Infrastructure Funding Gap Thursday, May 7, 2015 9:30 a.m. ET Join the conversation on Twitter: #BPClive America faces a growing infrastructure funding gap. The reality is that government alone can’t fully fund all of the roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure that our economy needs – let alone upgrade our airports, shipping hubs … Continue reading

YPT Board of Directors Strategic Board Meeting in Chicago

YPT International’s Board of Directors Strategic Board Meeting in Chicago was a huge success. The weekend started off with a meet and greet on Friday, April 24th and ended with a Divvy Operations Tour on Sunday, April 26th. It was a cram-packed (and somewhat exhausting) weekend, but it was done in hopes to create a clear … Continue reading

New York City Event: “Transportation Research in NYC” with Dr. Candace Brakewood – April 28

This Tuesday, April 28, YPT-NYC will be hosting Dr. Candace Brakewood for a discussion of the field of transportation research in New York City. What are the hot topics and research priorities in public transportation in New York City today? How can researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers interact to facilitate innovation in transportation?  Dr. Candace Brakewood from … Continue reading

USDOT Beyond Traffic Webcast on March 26

The US Department of Transportation is hosting a National Town Hall for Young Professionals in Transportation for us to SHARE IDEAS on the draft Beyond Traffic 2045 framework on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM (EST). This is a live webcast. You can RSVP at YPT members and friends should check to see if their local chapters might … Continue reading

Recruiting Session at TRB – Jan. 13

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