YPT-NYC Events and Activities

Upcoming Events!

Please join us for the second joint Young Professionals in Transportation American Planning Association Transportation Scavenger Hunt, followed by a Happy Hour!

Teams will be required to solve a list a clues, lay out the most efficient route, and collect proof of your answer to the clues. Each clue will be related to New York City transportation.


When: Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Where: Central Park South (exact location to be shared with participants the week of the event)

Scavenger Hunt:Teams will meet at Central Park South to receive the clues, and be given three hours to take pictures (or bring other proof) that answer the clues. At 4:00 PM, teams will meet again at the Happy Hour location to submit their answers, have a few drinks, share the results of the hunt, and spend time with fellow transportation professionals.

Happy Hour: Bohemian Hall Beer Garden (29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria), 4:00 PM. 

We strongly encourage that you register in advance for both the Scavenger Hunt and/or the Happy Hour. For the Scavenger Hunt you can register as a team (4 people max) or individually, and we will place you on a team. Please click here to register.

Hope to see you there!


Past Events
Check out some of the flyers and photos from our past events below and in our Picasa web albums:

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There are four key components of YPT’s program of events.

Networking Events – These events are a great way to get to know your fellow transportation professionals and students in a relaxed, informal setting. We meet at various bars and restaurants in New York City. Networking events generally feature an invited Distinguished Guest, a leader in the transportation field. YPT-NYC events are free, unless otherwise noted.

Leadership Seminars – These seminars are a great way to meet and interact with distinguished leaders in the transportation field. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about the speakers’ work, career path, and for advice to today’s young professionals. Speakers invited to attend include prominent transportation practitioners and leaders.

Technical Tours – These tours offer members the opportunity to explore transportation in practice.

Board Meetings – These are regularly scheduled meetings of the YPT-NYC Board of Directors. At these meetings, we discuss the group’s goals and strategies and plan events.


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