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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 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

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