Events, Fun stuff, Hot Topics, Rail, Transit, Urban transportation, YPT Happy Hour, YPT NYC Chapter

NYC Event: May 22 Technical Presentation and Happy Hour

We recognize that many of our members are doing awesome work, and love to hear their success stories. Please join us on May 22 for a technical presentation from Grace Baird of URS Corporation, who will be share her story about how she entered the field of catenary engineering.

GraceGrace Baird became passionate about transportation at an early age thanks to its constant presence in her life while growing up in Manhattan. After graduating in 2008, Grace joined an engineering design firm in the Rail Transit group where she was exposed to a variety of rail related disciplines including: Catenary (OCS), Track, Traction Power, Signals, and Structures. OCS was the best fit and the rest is history!

Grace will share some of her experiences as an OCS engineer, and go over some interesting projects she has worked. You’ll leave with a better understanding of what an OCS engineer does and how that fits into the bigger picture of electrified rail projects from streetcars to high speed rail.

After the technical presentation, please join us for a spring Happy Hour at Local West’s rooftop beer garden, following the technical presentation. Please click here to register. (You can attend either event, independently, or both.) The events are co-sponsored by the ASCE, Metropolitan Section, Younger Member Forum.

May_HH_Flyer

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

YPTVoice on Twitter

Instagram

Where will today take you? #train #traintracks #transportation #WhyIYPT Courtesy share! We at @yptransportation love sharing the love... and events!

Join @yptbaltimore on this exciting opportunity to tour Hart-Miller Island! Registration is only $5, so sign up today. Click the link below for more information. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ypt-port-tour-tickets-35823914292

#transportation #ports #harbor #tour #boats Where will your two wheels take you?  End of trail in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. #bikes #bicycle #bikesofinstagram #WhyIYPT #trails #railtrail @railstotrails Feeling #vintage at Sparrows Point, an industrial area that continues to reinvent itself with new industry and efforts. While there is limited public transportation in the area, talks are in the works to improve service in the future. For now - bikes. #bicycle #transportation #transit #industry #sparrowspoint No matter where your travels take you today, have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July. #transportation #classiccars #bikes #WhyIYPT A new, old-fashioned way to get around. The #duquesneincline in #pittsburgh celebrates its 140th this year. #transportation #technology #trains #WhyIYPT
%d bloggers like this: