Awards, Grants & Contests

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Mobility Matters Winter/Spring 2014 Issue is Online!

YPT is happy to announce that the latest installment of our magazine, Mobility Matters, is online.  Some topics/articles covered in this Winter/Spring 2014 issue include: YPT Innovator Series – featuring uShip AirSage PASS Scholarship Winners Announced NYCDOT’s Traffic Information Management System With this issue published, work has already begun on our next issue. Starting with the … Continue reading

2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program

2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program Click here to apply The National Park Transportation Scholars Program gives transportation specialists a unique opportunity for career development and public service. The Scholars Program places transportation professionals, as well as master’s and doctoral candidates in … Continue reading

AirSage PASS Scholarship Award Winners Announced!!

AirSage PASS Scholarship Award Winners Announced Continuing Education Funding Awarded to Elite Young Professionals in Transportation Atlanta, GA January 03, 2014—Four members of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) have been named as recipients of the AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship. Presented quarterly by AirSage™—a pioneer in digital population analytics and the largest provider … Continue reading

Got some great innovative ideas? 2nd Annual Outside-the-Box Transportation Innovations Competition w/ $17.5k Prize Purse Now Open!

Calling all young professionals and students! George Mason University’s School of Public Policy is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Cameron Rian Hays Competition for Outside-the-Box Transportation Business and Policy Innovations! If you are 35 or under, submit a proposal outlining your creative way to address a significant transportation challenge and you could win $10,000! Get your … Continue reading

AirSage PASS Deadline Approaching

AirSage encourages the professional growth of Young Professionals in Transportation and realizes the importance of providing resources to help members become better transportation professionals and thought leaders in their industry.  The AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship is exclusively for YPT members. Each quarter, AirSage awards scholarships for individuals with the drive to further … Continue reading

TRB Competition: Submit Your Six Minute Pitch Now!

Are you an entrepreneur or innovator with the next great business idea that will revolutionize transportation as we know it? The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Young Member Council (YMC) is seeking emerging entrepreneurs to participate in The Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a session that will be held at the Transportation Research Board … Continue reading

Introducing: AirSage PASS Program – Get Funding to Help Advance Your Career!

YPT, in partnership with its newest sponsor, AirSage, is very proud to announce the establishment of the AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship, exclusively for YPT Members (sign up here to become a YPT Member if you wish to enter the competition). Each quarter, AirSage will award scholarships for individuals with the drive to further develop … Continue reading

2014 TRB Outstanding Young Member Award / Nominations Due 16 Oct

Nominations sought for 2014 TRB Outstanding Young Member Award. Nomination packages are due October 16, 2013. The Transportation Research Board Young Members Council is pleased to announce the 2014 Outstanding Young Member Award. This award was created in 2012 to recognize exceptional young member service to TRB and achievements in transportation research, policy, or practice. The … Continue reading

Call for Nominations: IRF Fellowship Program: Class of 2015

Deadline: September 30th 2013 The IRF Fellowship Program provides a one-time graduate level scholarship to young professionals from developing countries who have strong academic backgrounds, professional qualifications, leadership potential, and a commitment to return to their respective home countries after graduation. Students selected for the Class of 2015 will also participate in the IRF’s Road … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: Outside the Box Competition

Come join us for the first annual Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition. From a pool of 35 entries, three winners will be selected! Join us at 2pm on Wednesday June 12th for presentations and panel discussions of the 3 winning entries. Dr. Jonathan Gifford will moderate our esteemed Blue Ribbon Panel, chaired by Virginia Secretary for Transportation Sean … Continue reading

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