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NYC Job Alert: NYCT Principal Transportation Planner

MTA-NYCT is hiring a Principal Transportation Planner in the Operations Planning Division. Applications are due by May 5, 2014. The position will be responsible for helping to plan long-term changes to the NYC bus route network.  The incumbent will develop and maintain a database of service and ridership information for planning purposes, prepare reports recommending new … Continue reading

NYC Event Alert: 4/3 Urban Sustainability Happy Hour

You’re invited to the fourth installment of the NYC Urban Sustainability Happy Hour on Thursday, April 3rd at Amity Hall (80 W 3rd Street, NYC) from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Come have a drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technologies in NYC. If you are interested in urban planning, sustainable development, … Continue reading

NYC EVENT RECAP: PANEL DISCUSSION ON INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCY IN NEW YORK & NEW JERSEY

On February 10, about forty members and friends of the New York Chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation convened for a timely discussion on infrastructure resiliency in New York and New Jersey. The moderator, Joy Sinderbrand of the Port Authority, introduced the topic with the Rockefeller Foundation’s definition of resilience- “making people, communities and systems … Continue reading

YPT Innovator Series — The Power of Where and When with AirSage

Today we talk to AirSage’s Matthew Martimo, VP of R&D.  Matthew is an accomplished R&D executive and respected thought leader in the rapidly evolving big data and predictive analytics sectors with nine years of experience driving high-tech product development and revenue goals.  We talk to Matthew about how AirSage’s innovative wireless signaling analytics has changed the transportation … Continue reading

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Offers Transportation Professionals and Students a Free Online Resource to Learn More about Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Your colleagues are already taking advantage of the USDOT’s web-based textbook on intelligent transportation systems, the ITS ePrimer. It’s not too late to jump on the bandwagon. Visit the USDOT website and explore the electronic resource’s in-depth modules describing key ITS topics. The ITS ePrimer helps transportation professionals and students better understand how ITS is … Continue reading

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