Environment & Sustainability

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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: 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: 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

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: 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


NYCT Subways Recovery & Resiliency team is hiring 2 new “Sandy Fellows”.  The jobs are now posted on the MTA web site and on LinkedIn, with the applications closing on 2/7/2014. Please see the descriptions below and share them with anyone who you think might be a good fit. They are also open to candidates … Continue reading

YPT Innovator Series — Ship Anything, Anytime, Anywhere with uShip

 Today we talk to uShip’s Timur Eligulashvili, VP of Commercial Products.  Timur has over 10 years of experience in the transportation logistics industry.  Before uShip he held several roles in logistics including analyst, sales, product manager, and even company founder.  We talk to Timur about how uShip’s innovative marketplace has changed the logistics industry, the current … Continue reading

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