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Wednesday, April 22nd-TPOL Masters Program Open House

To get ahead in the transportation profession and to be an effective decision maker you need to think big and be on the cutting edge. Interested in next-generation taxi services like Uber? The effect of global energy markets on local logistics networks? New and innovative financing schemes for infrastructure? Using “Big Data” to develop more … Continue reading

NYC JOB ALERT: Sustainability and Recovery & Resiliency Positions with the Mayor’s Office

PlaNYC is a groundbreaking effort to address New York City’s long-term challenges including the forecast of 9.1 million residents by 2030, changing climate conditions, an evolving economy, and aging infrastructure. Over 25 City agencies and many outside partners in academic, business, civic, and community roles convened to outline specific goals (like 30 percent carbon reduction by … Continue reading

DC/Baltimore Area Event Alert: UMD’s Advanced Transportation Technologies Event – Thursday, August 28

UMD’s upcoming Advanced Transportation Technologies event is taking place in College Park, Md. on the morning of Aug. 28. This event will feature UMD’s first-ever Labor Day weekend traffic forecast (issued by their Center of Advanced Transportation Technology Lab). Even more, each of their three labs will speak to their specific capabilities and major projects, … Continue reading

NY Job Alert: MTA-NYCT Department of Subways, Capital Programs

MTA-NYCT Department of Subways, Capital Programs is hiring candidates for the following positions: Associate Project Manager, I, II, III Senior Quality Control Spc I, II, III The incumbents will be primarily responsible for providing oversight, tracking of thousands of defects and coordination of work between the Stations and Infrastructure program areas. The incumbents will also … Continue reading

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7!

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7! With your help, SMART at the University of Michigan is crowd sourcing and honoring New Mobility enterprises that are making the world a better place through sustainable transportation enterprise. All entrepreneurs (anywhere in the world) addressing sustainable transportation challenges and opportunities … Continue reading

YPT Atlanta Event: Atlanta BeltLine CEO Paul Morris 5/22

YPT Atlanta is excited to host Paul Morris, President and CEO of the Atlanta BeltLine. Paul will speak at Park Tavern, which is just off the BeltLine in Midtown Atlanta. The presentation topic includes tidbits from his career, current projects on the BeltLine and tips on professional development! RSVP here! Thanks to Parsons Brinkerhoff for sponsoring. … Continue reading

NYC Event Alert: 2014 Summer Tour Series

Summer Tour Series has returned for another unforgettable, action packed season. Let us be your guide as we get an exclusive, behind the scenes view of some of New York City’s most interesting and essential transportation and infrastructure related sites.

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

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