American Public Transportation Foundation Scholarship

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) scholarship application deadline is quickly approaching. The deadline for all applications is Friday, May 31, 2013.  Visit www.aptfd.org for information on the scholarships available (see the “Our Work” menu) and to download the scholarship application.  Please share with any upper class college students or graduate students that you know are interested in pursuing a …

YPT Mentor Interviews – TRB Executive Director, Robert E. Skinner, Jr.

Most of our YPT friends and members should be familiar with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. Our guest today, Robert Skinner, has been the Executive Director of TRB since 1994. Mr. Skinner graciously gave us his time and insights into the challenges of championing transportation research for twenty years in a …

DC Job Alert: Safe Routes to School Fellow

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership (National Partnership) is seeking a professional and detail-oriented candidate with experience in bicycle and pedestrian advocacy or policy to join the National Partnership as the Greater Washington DC Active Transportation Fellow. This is a temporary, contract position. Applications are due Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by 12 p.m. ET. The …

Job Alert: Connecticut DOT Employment Opportunities

Join Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) in its mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. CTDOT estimates that 20% of their workforce will be eligible to retire within 3 years so this could be a great opportunity with room …

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Event with YPT Boston

The YPT Boston Board is pleased to announce the continuation of our Distinguished Speaker Series! Please join us for this great event on May 1 featuring MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey.Register here: http://yptbostonmay2013secdavey.eventbrite.com/(if you are a YPT Member, please contact membership@yptboston.org to inquire about Member tickets)Secretary Davey will talk with attendees about his career path and rise …

Job Alert: District Engineer at Connecticut DOT

In order to be considered for this opportunity, employees must possess Professional Engineer (PE) licensure from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors consistent with C.G.S. Section 20-302. General Experience: This position is responsible for directing a staff of managers, supervisors, engineers, technicians and clerical personnel …