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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 http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BeyondTrafficYPT. YPT members and friends should check to see if their local chapters might … Continue reading

Recruiting Session at TRB – Jan. 13

Visit http://www.camsys.com (Careers page)for additional information.  

Call for Posters: Transportation for Sustainability – An International Conference

UPDATED Call for Student Posters   Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., N.W. Washington, D.C, USA May 6 – May 8, 2015   About the Conference: Sustainability has emerged as an overarching concern for the transportation sector around the world. This international conference, supported by the Transportation Research Board of the National … Continue reading

2015 Young Professional Events

In the upcoming weeks, there are three conferences of interest to Members and Friends of YPT. Here you can find one-stop event information and links to these worthwhile conferences and events.   4th Annual Transportation Camp Saturday, January 10, 2015 George Mason University Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 Hosted by: George Mason University School … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Baltimore Event Alert – Rising Stars in Transportation Technology – November 18

Rising Stars in Transportation Technology is a premiere event for professionals in the transportation industry that blends education, social networking, and job creation.

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch Applications are now being accepted for the Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a special Young Member Council (YMC) session at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting during which selected presenters pitch their cutting-edge, research-based concept … Continue reading

DC Area Event Alert: Transportation Techies Meetup

This is a Transportation Techies meetup group event in the DC Area and their next meeting is about ‘Cool Mobility Apps’.  It’s on Thursday, October 2 @6pm. More details here. What’s on the agenda: For October, we’ll be discussing four tech projects and their impact on local transportation issues. Doors open at 6:00 with pizza and … Continue reading

Public Transportation Innovation Challenge@ APTA’s Annual Meeting & Expo 2014

Have an inventive idea for the public transportation industry? As part of APTA’s breadth of Workforce Development initiatives, we invite forward thinkers to get in front of an audience of public transportation professionals at APTA’s EXPO 2014 and present your innovative idea that offers an “out of the box” solution to complicated public transportation challenges. … Continue reading

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