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Young Gov’t Leaders & GovLoop are planning their 4th annual Next Generation of Gov’t Training Summit

Come to the Next Generation of Government Training Summit (nextgengovt.com) created by Young Government Leaders (the leading association for young government professionals) and GovLoop (the Knowledge Network for Government) In the era of sequestration, NextGen is your solution for training and retaining your critical high potentials. With public servants under siege and morale plummeting, NextGen … Continue reading

NYC Event Recap: Catenary Presentation

On May 22nd, YPT-NTC and the ASCE Younger Members Forum for NYC joined to present a technical talk with Grace Baird, Catenary Engineer for URS Corporation. Grace, a member of both YPT and ASCE, shared her story of how she entered the field of catenary engineering, and showed a powerpoint that was a great introduction … Continue reading

Job Alert: Technology Policy Analyst, GS-09 (Pathways Recent Graduate Program) – Volpe Center @ Cambridge, MA

Re-posted from the always excellent http://www.transportgooru.com:  This is a Pathways Recent Graduate position. The Volpe Center’s Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. The employee performs a range of Technology Policy Analyst duties that are designed to enhance his/her professional knowledge as a Technology Policy … Continue reading

Job Alert: Technology Policy Analyst (GS-13) – Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) @ Cambridge, MA

    Repost from the excellent blog www.transportgooru.com: The Volpe Center seeks multiple Technology Policy Analyst, GS-0101-13 in the Technology Innovation and Policy Division, (RVT-91) within the Advanced Transportation Technologies Technical Center. This division provides the technical and analytical support for research initiatives and decision-making at all levels of government and industry supporting all modes of transportation.  The Technology … Continue reading

NYC Event Alert: 2013 Summer Tour Series

We are pleased to offer our 2013 Summer Tour Series… Tour Date Start Time End Time NYCDOT Street Design Tour June 25 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Port Newark June 28 9:00 AM 11:00 AM Oak Island Yard and Newark Auto Terminal July 2 9:00 AM 11:30 AM Grand Central Terminal July 10 9:00 AM 1:00 PM … Continue reading

NYC Event Recap: Scavenger Hunt

On June 1, YPT-NYC and APA New York Metropolitan Chapter teamed up to host the first Transportation Scavenger Hunt! About 17 teams gathered at Union Square on a 90 degree day, ready to scour the city for transportation related trivia. Teams rushed to solve riddles and tackle challenges that brought them as far north as … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: ITS JPO (FHWA) Transportation Specialist

The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) is looking for a Transportation Specialist to serve as program manager and technical expert responsible for the development and direction of the Multimodal ITS Research and Deployment portions of the Department’s ITS program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent communications skills, expertise in ITS research … Continue reading

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Watching and waiting for the next run at @steamtownnhs. #transportation #WhyIYPT #train #nostalgia The city of #Morgantown, home of West Virginia University, is also the location of one of the most unique public transportation systems in the country: on-demand, personal rapid transit.

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#WhyIYPT #transportation #train #monorail #wvu 📷: Jaime McKay 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