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DC Job Alert: 2 Job Openings at DDOT

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has two open positions in its Policy, Planning & Sustainability Administration. Both are open until 3/8 with a first read date of 3/1 and neither is an entry-level position. While these positions are both posted online at the District of Columbia’s HR portal, copied below is some additional information … Continue reading

YPT Boston To Host New MBTA GM Dr. Beverly Scott

YPT Boston is pleased to announce that MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott will be our Distinguished Guest at our next networking night! All YPT Members and Friends are welcome to join us on Tuesday, March 12, 6pm, at Ned Devine’s in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Come welcome and meet Dr. Beverly Scott. Dr. Scott … Continue reading

NYC Event: Walkable and Healthy Communities

Walkable and Healthy Communities: Tactics and Case Studies When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Where: At The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York NY Sam Schwartz Engineering, the transportation engineering and planning firm, and America Walks, the national pedestrian advocacy organization, have just published a new guide, Steps to … Continue reading

Boston / NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at SDG

Steer Davies Gleave is an employee-owned international transportation consulting firm. We advise clients in the public and private sectors on policy and regulatory issues, infrastructure investments, service design, and planning or business strategy.  Our work frequently involves the development and application of state-of-the-art techniques in travel demand modeling and forecasting. We are seeking to fill … Continue reading

Rotation Opportunity at the USDOT/PHMSA in DC

The PHMSA, a USDOT agency, is looking for a Program Analyst/Economist Position Overview: PHMSA’s mission is to protect people and the environment from the risks inherent in the transportation of hazardous materials by all modes of transportation. This position is located in PHMSA’s Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS) Program Development Division. Within the Division, … 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

YPT SF Bay Area Career Networking Night Recap

Hey YPT, what a great time we had last week in Berkeley! Over 60 transportation professionals and students participated in YPT’s first ever “speed networking” event held at Bec’s Bar and Bistro Entertainment. In addition, this was our first foray into regional events – our first East Bay YPT event! By all accounts, the event … Continue reading

DC Job Alert! Nelson\Nygaard Project Manager/Senior Associate

Associate Project Manager/Senior Associate Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) seeks a highly organized, independent, forward-thinking professional for its newly formed Washington, DC office. The selected individual will play a key role in the firm’s growing multi-modal practice. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to become involved in the continued growth and service of … Continue reading

NYC Internship Alert: NYCT Full Time Summer Paid Interns – Sandy Recovery

Join Subways in major efforts to recover and come back even stronger from Super Storm Sandy, the most devastating event Subways has experienced in its 109 year history. Candidates will be part of a small group reporting to the Senior Vice President of Subways on multi-billion dollar recovery and future event mitigation efforts. Work will … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: NYCT Analyst – Sandy Recovery

Join Subways in major efforts to recover and come back even stronger from Super Storm Sandy, the most devastating event Subways has experienced in its 109 year history. We are recruiting for 2 year Recovery and Preparedness fellows who will be part of a small group reporting to the Senior Vice President of Subways on … Continue reading

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Let's highlight another part of the #transportation industry - passenger aviation - that so many of us rely on for business travel and personal adventures. How many #young #professionals do we have in the #aviation sector? #transport #adventure #cloudy☁️ @bwi_airport 🎶Rivers and roads, rivers and roads. Rivers til I reach you.🎶 @chesapeakeandohiocanal #bikes #canals #transportation #throwback #travel #adventure Choo choo. #modeltrain display at Norfolk Southern. #trains #transportation #model #hobbies YPT Austin was instrumental in supporting the Greenroads Boot Camp hosted by CTRMA in Austin.  Increase your sustainability street cred, and learn more about Greenroads International, one of our Silver Sponsors! #transportation #sustainability #green #transit #engineering #thankful The #Alaska #Railroad’s main line stretches 470 miles from Seward to #Fairbanks, #connecting communities all along Southcentral and Interior Alaska. The main line was completed in 1923 after 9 years of construction; President Warren G. Harding traveled to Alaska for the occasion and personally drove in the Golden Spike to finish the job. In 1943, the Railroad completed a 12-mile spur to the tiny port town of Whittier. In total, the Alaska Railroad provides regularly scheduled passenger service along 482 miles of track – an expanse greater than the distance between #Boston and #Washington, D.C. #friday #trains #transportation Check this amazing #sunset shot, shared by our equally amazing Director of Chapter Development @wbybanana. What a picture. Wow. #atlanta @yptatlanta #trains #westside #scenery