YPT Leadership Seminar

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DC Event Alert: Washington Post Live – Fixing America’s Foundation: Rebuilding Transportation Infrastructure

When: October 14, 2011 from 8am until 2pm Where: Washington Post Headquarters (1150 15thStreet NW, Washington DC) . Leading experts, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica, will outline the problems and potential of America’s railroads, highways, bridges and transit systems at this Washington conference. The nation’s infrastructure, much of … Continue reading

Event Alert: “VMT: Could a Mileage-Based Fee be the Next Transportation Funding Mechanism?” -YPT Teams With Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS-DC) and Transportation Research Forum (TRF) and Reason Foundation For A Reception and Conversation on VMT

What:  An Evening Reception and Conversation on VMT  Topic: VMT: Could a Mileage-Based Fee be the Next Transportation Funding Mechanism? When:   Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm;  Speaker Remarks at 6:15 pm Where: Reason Foundation, 1747 Connecticut Ave, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC Metro: Dupont Circle, Red Line Parking: Public Garage and Limited Street Parking available Cost: $10.00. Beer/wine and light … Continue reading

USDOT Sec. Ray LaHood Wants to Know How DOT Can Encourage Young Professionals to Pursue Careers and Their Interests in the Transportation Field?

One of our YPT members received and shared this below e-mail (edited version) in which USDOT Sec. Ray LaHood has askedUSDOT staff how can DOT Encourage Young Professionals to Pursue Careers and Their Interests in the Transportation Field?.  Though the e-mail below was intended for the USDOT staff, it will be a great opportunity to … Continue reading

Featured Post by Guest Blogger Jeffrey Mullen, Secretary and C.E.O of Massachusetts Department of Transportation

This is a guest post by Hon. Jeffrey Mullan, the Secretary and C.E.O of Massachusetts Department of Transportation.  Sec. Jeff Mullan spoke to YPT’s Boston Chapter yesterday (June 21) as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series and going by the initial observations received from fellow Boston YPT-ers, the event was a huge success.  This afternoon, Sec. Jeff Mullan wrote a … Continue reading

Event Alert: YPT Leadership Seminar with USDOT Sec. Ray LaHood on July 20, 2011

After the smashing success of our June event , the YPT Board of Directors have come up with another awesome event in order to keep up with the expectations of our membership.  For the upcoming YPT Leadership Seminar in July, we will be joined by the most senior transportation official in the country,  the Honarble Ray LaHood, … Continue reading

Event Alert: YPT Leadership Seminar on Car Sharing – Feb 23 @ Washington, DC

Please join YPT for a leadership seminar with Mr. Clayton Lane, the co-founder of PhillyCarShare.  This seminar will discuss the business aspects of car sharing as well as policies, impacts, and the future outlook. Click here to RSVP: http://yptseminarcarsharing.eventbrite.com/ About the speaker: Clayton Lane is the COO of EMBARQ, and is currently serving as its Acting … Continue reading

Event Alert: WTS-DC Luncheon – Livability Agenda and Transportation

When: November 09, 2011, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Eastern Standard Where: Clyde’s of Gallery Place, 707 7th Street NW , Washington, DC Registration closes: November 05, 2010, 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight (Please note RSVP will close once our limit is reached) Cost: Member: $25.00; Non-Member: $50.00; Student: $15.00   Speakers: Beth Osborne, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, USDOT Shelley … Continue reading

Event Alert: YPT Leadership Seminar featuring Beth Osborne, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy @USDOT

YPT’s Leadership Seminars are a great way to meet and interact with distinguished leaders in the transportation field. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about the speakers’ work, career path, and for advice to today’s young professionals. YPT is proud to announce that Beth Osborne, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at USDOT, will headline the next Leadership Seminar. Continue reading

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