Communications and PR

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Climate CoLab Competition

Tell the world your ideas for what to do about climate change–and maybe win $10,000! At MIT’s Climate CoLab you can work with people from all over the world to develop ideas for what we can actually do about climate change. If you submit one of the winning ideas, you’ll be able to present it to the media, government officials, business … Continue reading

A Blockbuster YPT Mentor Interview! – Randy Iwasaki, Executive Director of the CCTA, Talks To YPT about Star Trek, Goats, and Innovation

This week we have the distinct pleasure of bringing our loyal YPT readers a conversation with Randell “Randy” Iwasaki, the Executive Director of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA). Iwasaki was appointed by the CCTA Board on April 16, 2010. CCTA administers a one-half percent sales tax program. The 1988 “Measure C” program consists of … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – Debra Johnson, Deputy COO of LA Metro, Talks to YPT

YPT National is pleased to present another installment in our YPT Mentor Interview series.  This week we talk to Debra A. Johnson, Deputy COO for the LA Metro.  Debra has more than 20 years of diverse experience in the transportation industry. Ms. Johnson began her unconventional transportation career as a public participation specialist working in … Continue reading

WANTED: Compelling YPT User Content

We’re looking to you, that’s right you YPT’er, to provide compelling content that reflects our goals of “career guidance, fellowship, and networking opportunities for young professionals in the transportation field.” This is your chance for greater engagement with the transportation community.  People just like you.  Freight operators, policy newbies, urban designers, whoever you are, if … Continue reading

DC Fellowship Alert: Communications at Coalition for Smarter Growth

The Coalition for Smarter Growth, an advocate of livable, walkable communities and the world class transit needed to support them since 1997, is the leading organization addressing where and how the Washington D.C. region grows. The Coalition was founded as and remains the central coordinating agent and voice of smart growth in metropolitan Washington. Our … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: WTS’s Working with the Media

WTS Professional Development Event Working with the Media How can you work WITH the media to communicate your message? Knowing how to communicate your message to the right media sources, at the right time, and with the right message is an important skill. Join WTS to learn how you can propel your transportation project or … Continue reading

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