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Tackling Traffic Congestion, Innovative Financing in Transportation Panel

Please join the faculty of the Transportation, Policy, Operations and Logistics (TPOL) masters program in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs (SPGIA) at George Mason University for a panel discussion on “hot” topics in transportation: Tackling Traffic Congestion, Innovative Financing in Transportation: Public-Private Partnerships, Sensing Transportation Through New Sources of Big Data and … Continue reading

Disrupting Mobility Summit: Nov. 11-13

An Interactive forum for leading executives, government representatives, and academics to discuss sustainable futures of transportation. REGISTER HERE FOR SUMMIT (NOV 11-13) AND HACKATHON (NOV 6-11) Disrupting Mobility will bring together around 350 mobility experts from different continents. The program will tackle current trends in mobility by attracting thought leaders from companies, governments and academia. The … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Special Projects Intern at NYCDOT

NYCDOT’s Special Projects unit seeks an intern to assist with a wide range of transportation planning projects. Special Projects operates within the Transportation Planning & Management division and manages neighborhood transportation studies, the Safe Routes to Transit program, transportation demand management programs, commuter vans, and other transportation studies. Special Projects is currently engaged in two … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Senior Project Manager, Environmental Assessment and Review Division at NYC Department of City Planning

New York City’s Department of City Planning is seeking a Senior Project Manager for resiliency initiatives within their Environment Assessment and Review Division. The Environmental Assessment and Review Division is responsible for preparing and reviewing City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) applications for the City Planning Commission. The division also coordinates the review of CEQR applications … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Analyst and Internship Positions at MTA New York City Transit – Recovery & Resiliency group and Rail Control Center

MTA New York City Transit is recruiting for an additional Recovery and Resiliency Fellow to join the Recovery & Resiliency group in the Department of Subways (DOS). This group exists to facilitate rapid delivery, maximize value, minimize customer and operational impact, and ensure transparency and accountability of our multi-billion dollar investment program to recover from … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at MTA New York City Transit – Division of Operations Planning

The Division of Operations Planning at MTA New York City Transit has posted the following job openings. Transportation Planner/Staff Analyst in Subway Operations Improvement – This position will be responsible for undertaking statistical/quantitative analyses of rail operational databases, including running times, dwell times, and delays. Analyzing and reporting on subway performance statistics. Simulating, analyzing, and reporting … Continue reading

Atlanta Job Alert: Transportation Planning Manager at City of Roswell

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in City Planning, Civil Engineering or closely related field. Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and/or City Planning preferred. AICP certification is desirable. Six (6) to nine (9) of experience in transportation planning, transportation engineering or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities … Continue reading

Atlanta Job Alert: Planner I at Alta Planning + Design

PLANNER | LEVEL I Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is an international consulting firm with a mission to create active communities. We plan, design, and implement infrastructure and programs that improve community and individual health, safety, mobility, and livability, such as bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, greenway, and roadway planning, design, and implementation, as well as outreach … 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

YPT Atlanta discusses Regional Transit Governance

Aaron Fowler, Senior Transit Planner at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), presented to a mixture of nearly 30 YPT members and friends on May 4th, 2015. The history of regional transit governance in the Atlanta region goes all the way back to when there were nearly 20 operating streetcar companies in the late 1800’s. In … Continue reading

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