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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: Earth Day

YPT-NYC celebrated Earth Day by holding a presentation panel with experts in sustainability practices across the transportation industry. Tom Abdallah, Chief Environmental Engineer for the Capital Program Management Department of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT), provided an overview of sustainable practices being employed by NYCT subway environment including outfitting support facilities with solar panels at … Continue reading

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

2013 T&DI Green Streets, Highways and Development Conference

The Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is pleased to announce the 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways and Development Conference with the theme “Advancing the Practice”. The 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways &Development (GSHD) Conference, which will be held November 3-6, 2013 in Austin, TX, will bring together … Continue reading

NYC Event Recap: Leadership Series with Kate Ascher

YPT-NYC member, Moses Gates, presents a recap of the recent leadership series event with Kate Ascher: The New York City chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation was lucky to host noted author Kate Ascher on April 3rd. YPT-NYC Board Member Emma Chapman led the discussion, and Ms. Ascher started by recollecting an eclectic career in … Continue reading

Internship Alert: Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) @ Washington, DC

FACILITATING RESEARCH ON CITY-WIDE SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PLANS AND GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION OVERVIEW OF ITDP The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy works with cities worldwide to bring about transport solutions that cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce poverty, and improve the quality of urban life. Cities throughout the world, primarily in developing countries, engage ITDP to … Continue reading

Event Alert – Debate on the Electrification of Transportation – March 3, 2011 @Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC

The Bipartisan Policy Center Invites you to a debate on the Electrification of Transportation Between Robbie Diamond President and CEO, Securing America’s Future Energy and the Electrification Coalition and Charles Lane Editorial Writer, The Washington Post Moderated by: Jason Grumet President, Bipartisan Policy Center Thursday, March 3, 2011 11:30AM-1:00PM Light lunch provided. The Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 … Continue reading

Event Alert: International Transportation Economic Development Conference (I-TED) 2011 – May1-3 @ Charleston, WV (USA)

I-TED 2011 will be the fourth international conference to concentrate on the link between transportation and economic development. This conference will focus on issues and challenges related to the economy, global concerns and financial constraints. Participants will discuss and address the emerging transportation needs of business and economic development communities at local, regional, state, national … Continue reading

Webinar Alert – “Rural and Small Metro Alternative Transportation Practices” – Feb 15, 2011

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) is going to conduct the webinar “Rural and Small Metro Alternative Transportation Practices” on Tuesday, February 15, from 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern.  This webinar will include two case studies: a rural planning organization in New Hampshire that is working on travel demand management and has partnered extensively to … Continue reading

Event Alert – Energy Security Leadership Council’s new transportation recommendations focused on the transportation reauthorization debate – Feb 9, 2011@ 9:00AM

You can still RSVP for this interesting event.   In case you never received the invitation to the release of Energy Security Leadership Council’s new transportation recommendations focused on the transportation reauthorization debate, I wanted to invite you to join us on Wednesday, February 9 at 9:00am at the Hay-Adams (see below).  Please send your RSVP … Continue reading

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