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Boston Job Alert – Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates

Intern – Transit Service Planning Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) is seeking a highly organized, independent and motivated intern for its growing Boston office primarily to support the firm’s practice in transit service planning. In addition, the intern may be asked to support paratransit and taxi projects, multi-modal transportation and non-motorized transportation planning projects, and smart parking and transportation … Continue reading

TRB Competition: Submit Your Six Minute Pitch Now!

Are you an entrepreneur or innovator with the next great business idea that will revolutionize transportation as we know it? The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Young Member Council (YMC) is seeking emerging entrepreneurs to participate in The Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a session that will be held at the Transportation Research Board … Continue reading

2013-2014 BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTING NOW OPEN!

Voting for the 2013-2014 YPT National Board of Directors is open! Last week, on October 10, voting-eligible members should have received  an electronic ballot (sent to his or her email address) via Electionbuddy, the system YPT is using to administer elections.Voting-eligible members belonging to the Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Director at Eno

Director, Eno Center for Transportation Leadership Position Description The Director of the Eno Center for Transportation Leadership (CTL) will report directly to the President/CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation and has primary responsibility for the direction and management of CTL. This includes management and oversight of multiple Eno contractors who design and deliver leadership … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: Safe Routes to School Regional Meeting

The Safe Routes to School will be co-hosting the first Safe Routes to School Regional Meeting with the The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee Date: October 29, 2013 Time: 9a.m.-2p.m. Location: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments 777 North Capitol Street NE Washington DC 20002 Training Center Register: Registration is online For the first time, Safe … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: Former US DOT Secretary LaHood to Speak at Mobility Lab

At Mobility Lab’s “People First: The Future of Transportation in America”, Secretary LaHood will be speaking to the public for the first time since leaving the DOT. At this event, dedicated to promoting walking, biking, rideshare, and public transportation, the Secretary wants to encourage people to keep the momentum going that he has helped build … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: Advanced Transportation Symposium / Podcar City 7

Innovations in Transporation, presented in cooperation with INIST International Institute of Sustainable Transportation, US Department of Transportation, Swedish Transportation Administration, KOMPASS Network, Mineta Transportation Institute, Advanced Transit Association, George Mason University and Lea+Elliott. This conference is also a part of the seventh Podcar City Conference and the DOT initiative Advanced Transit Symposium. We join forces in … Continue reading

DC Event Alert: Register Now for the Fairfax County Bike Summit

The program for the second Fairfax Bike Summit, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at George Mason University, is nearly finalized. Congressman Gerry Connolly and other dignitaries will welcome participants at 10 a.m.. The keynote speaker is Jeff Olson, author of the The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society, about the importance of walking and bicycling … Continue reading

Mobility Matters Summer 2013 Issue is Online!

YPT is happy to announce that the latest installment of our magazine, Mobility Matters, is online.  A sample of the topics of the top articles inside include: How do you come up with breakthrough transportation ideas? Read about the “Outside the Box” competition to get some of these ideas! Also read about the thought-process behind the first … Continue reading

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