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DC Event: Transportation Planning Board Community Leadership Institute

What is the Community Leadership Institute (CLI)? CLI is an education program that encourages successful community leaders to get involved in transportation-related decision making at all levels What do participants learn? Over the course of three interconnected workshops, participants learn how, where, and when transportation decisions are made in the Washington re-gion. Sessions include information … Continue reading

Job Alert: Field Director at Transportation for America (T4America)

The Transportation for America (T4America) Campaign is looking for a Field Director. The Field Director will direct the day-to-day operations of a diverse coalition of prominent leaders from a multitude of constituencies working to reform transportation policy. Responsibilities will include: Manage a powerful national field operation consisting of state coalitions of “grasstop” supporters — local organizations, … Continue reading

SF Bay Touchscreen Transportation Event Recap

Hey YPTers worldwide! Last week in San Francisco we had awesome presenters from the land of touchscreen technology transportation (is this like the new P3? is it T3?) – Jeff Miller from Wheelz, Michael Keating from Scoot and Logan Green from Lyft and Professor Karen Frick from Cal Berkeley. Our T3 specialists are innovating new … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Transportation Specialist at FHWA

The Freight Analysis and Research Team within FHWA’s Office of Freight Management and Operations has a job opening for a Transportation Specialist to manage the development and application of the FHWA Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) Program.  This position provides technical guidance and support on the appropriate use of the FAF data and analytical tools for … Continue reading

Submit Nominations for White House/USDOT Transportation “Champions of Change”

The White House Champions of Change program highlights the stories and examples of citizens across the country who are “Building an America to Last” with projects and initiatives that move their communities forward.  All across the country, ordinary Americans are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.  Each … Continue reading

Trails/Delta Land Use Planner Position

Interested in recreational trail planning? The Delta Protection Commission is hiring an Associate Environmental Planner to lead the Great California Delta Trail planning process, in addition to other projects related to land use and environmental planning for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Region. More details on the job announcement.  Applications are due April 1, 2013.

Important information for paid YPT members!

Are you a paid YPT member? If so, we have some important housekeeping information for you. Please read on to see the letter YPT National Vice Chair for Membership Aimee Custis sent to all paid YPT members this morning. *** Dear Members, YPT is currently in the process of transitioning to a new and improved membership … Continue reading

DC/NOVA Job Alert: Internship Opportunity at PRTC

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), a progressive, multi-modal public transit agency in the Washington, D.C. area, seeks a creative individual with interest in public transportation planning and operations to fill a professional development fellowship (intern) position.  This program is designed to promote and develop careers in public transportation and demand management. Candidates should … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Program Analyst at DDOT

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) presently has an opening for a Program Analyst in the Progressive Transportation Services Administration. The program analyst for this position will be supporting PTSA  with oversight functions over WMATA services in the District, as well as, supporting with the expansion and operations coordination for the DC Circulator. DDOT manages and … Continue reading

NYC Event Recap: Leadership Event with Commissioner Redeker

On January 23rd, the New York Chapter of the Young Professionals in Transportation hosted the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation as part of our series of leadership events. Commissioner James P. Redeker led an intimate discussion for an audience of about thirty young transportation professionals about what lies ahead for Connecticut’s transportation system. … Continue reading

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