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Call for Posters: Transportation for Sustainability – An International Conference

UPDATED Call for Student Posters   Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., N.W. Washington, D.C, USA May 6 – May 8, 2015   About the Conference: Sustainability has emerged as an overarching concern for the transportation sector around the world. This international conference, supported by the Transportation Research Board of the National … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Program Analyst Position

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 25, 2015 TransitCenter, a civic foundation that supports and catalyzes innovation in sustainable urban mobility, seeks a Program Analyst to join its New York City office. The successful candidate will be an integral member of a growing organization and assist in conducting research, developing and implementing programs and projects related to … Continue reading

WMATA Job Posting: Special Projects Officer

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is looking to hire a Special Projects Officer. The Special Projects Officer will assist with the implementation of Metro’s approved Public Participation Plan (PPP) to improve two way communication to boost inclusiveness of the public for all major initiatives.   This position will develop communications plans as well as plan and host opportunities … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Director, Office of Transportation Policy Studies, FHWA

As a major agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is dedicated to ensuring that America’s transportation system is the best in the world through its roles as Leaders for National Mobility, Stewards for National Highway Programs, and as Innovators for a Better Future. The Office of Transportation Policy … Continue reading

2015 Young Professional Events

In the upcoming weeks, there are three conferences of interest to Members and Friends of YPT. Here you can find one-stop event information and links to these worthwhile conferences and events.   4th Annual Transportation Camp Saturday, January 10, 2015 George Mason University Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 Hosted by: George Mason University School … Continue reading

NVTC Job Alerts: Projects & Policy Manager Position and Transit Fellowships

The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission is seeking to fill their Projects and Policy Manager position as well as interviewing for Transit Fellows on a rolling basis.   2015 Transit Fellowships with NVTC The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) needs your skills in public outreach, policy and financial analysis, and data visualization through infographics and other … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Associate Staff Analyst at MTA New York City Transit, Office of Management and Budget

Join the Office of Management and Budget’s Subways Business Planning Unit, a group of financial professionals striving for continual improvement and economic efficiencies at New York City Transit, the largest mass transit system in the Western Hemisphere. The incumbent will evaluate strategies and investment requests with direct analytical support to evaluate available options and make … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Director, Project Finance Institute

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is currently hiring a Director, Project Finance Institute, a position located in Washington, D.C. The Director, Project Finance Institute (PFI), leads the management and operation of the AASHTO Project Finance Institute, which promotes effective financing and implementation of surface transportation programs, projects, and policies by state … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Washington Suburban Transit Commission Senior Transit Analyst

This position serves as the Senior Transit Analyst for the Washington Suburban Transit Commission (WSTC). The Washington Suburban Transit Commission (WSTC) is a bi-county agency serving Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. The Commission facilitates planning, coordination and funding for transit services in the region, including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Montgomery County Ride … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Multiple Positions at 100 Resilient Cities

100 Resilient Cities is hiring multiple positions to join in their pursuit to help cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. Team members at 100 Resilient Cities work in a fast-paced and international environment, collaborating closely with cities, co-workers, … 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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#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