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NYC Job Alert: Computer Specialist I-IV with MTA NYC Transit

Subway Performance Analysis Unit MTA New York City Transit is the largest public transportation agency in North America and one of the largest in the world, with 24/7 bus and subway service and an average daily ridership of more than 7 million customers. The transit system is comprised of 468 subway stations, including 103 made accessible … Continue reading

SF Bay Job Alert: Senior Associate – Transportation Planner with Nelson\Nygaard

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated member of their senior-level staff for their San Francisco office to support primarily the firm’s nationally recognized transit service planning practice. This practice emphasizes creative and innovative transportation planning and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development, health, … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Transit Planning and Project Manager with NVTC

The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) seeks a resourceful Transit Planning and Project Manager skilled in facilitating and leading regional transit planning and projects to expand high-quality, high-capacity transit across Northern Virginia. This position will provide technical expertise and project management support to NVTC’s corridor planning efforts, serve as a technical resource for regional and … Continue reading

YPT Pittsburgh Hosts Event at ITS American Annual Meeting on June 1

The 25th Annual Meeting for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America is being held May 31 – June 3 in Pittsburgh. This exciting conference will bring together transportation professionals from around the country to discuss innovations and issues in the transportation industry. Friends and members of YPT (both local and out-of-towners) are invited to meet … Continue reading

Call for Proposals Through TransitCenter

TransitCenter, a civic philanthropy dedicated to improving urban transportation currently, is accepting proposals. Proposed projects may consist of demonstration projects, training, applied research, public advocacy and education, conferences/symposium/events or other activities, so long as they benefit the public and support their mission. The deadline for submitting letters of interest is June 1, and they are seeking … Continue reading

NYC Internship Alert: With Nelson\Nygaard Consulting

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated intern for its New York City office. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to help build Nelson\Nygaard’s practice of planning multi-modal transportation for livable communities. Nelson\Nygaard’s innovative work emphasizes creative problem solving, community engagement, and results-focused strategies that serve our clients’ … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: Director of Customer Experience at NYC Citi Bicycle Share

NYC Citi Bike seeks an experienced Director of Customer Experience.  The successful individual will be part of a team that focuses on the success of an innovative bicycle transportation system, with emphasis on delivering a world class customer experience. This Director will have responsibility for five key departments.  This position will report to the General … Continue reading

YPT Atlanta discusses Regional Transit Governance

Aaron Fowler, Senior Transit Planner at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), presented to a mixture of nearly 30 YPT members and friends on May 4th, 2015. The history of regional transit governance in the Atlanta region goes all the way back to when there were nearly 20 operating streetcar companies in the late 1800’s. In … Continue reading

Announcing the 1st Annual YPT Award Winners!

First, we want to congratulate Elizabeth Paul and her team for winning the Young Professionals Transportation Project of the Year Award. Ms. Paul submitted the Credit Card Pilot Project at MTA Bridges and Tunnels project. It is an innovative solution to operational, safety and customer service issues at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City. … Continue reading

Job Alert: Transportation Planner with California State University

Transportation Planner: Administrative Analyst Specialist – Exempt III (Job #: MB2015-EE2035) California State University, Monterey Bay is distinctive in serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically under-served communities. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to … Continue reading

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Let's highlight another part of the #transportation industry - passenger aviation - that so many of us rely on for business travel and personal adventures. How many #young #professionals do we have in the #aviation sector? #transport #adventure #cloudy☁️ @bwi_airport 🎶Rivers and roads, rivers and roads. Rivers til I reach you.🎶 @chesapeakeandohiocanal #bikes #canals #transportation #throwback #travel #adventure Choo choo. #modeltrain display at Norfolk Southern. #trains #transportation #model #hobbies YPT Austin was instrumental in supporting the Greenroads Boot Camp hosted by CTRMA in Austin.  Increase your sustainability street cred, and learn more about Greenroads International, one of our Silver Sponsors! #transportation #sustainability #green #transit #engineering #thankful The #Alaska #Railroad’s main line stretches 470 miles from Seward to #Fairbanks, #connecting communities all along Southcentral and Interior Alaska. The main line was completed in 1923 after 9 years of construction; President Warren G. Harding traveled to Alaska for the occasion and personally drove in the Golden Spike to finish the job. In 1943, the Railroad completed a 12-mile spur to the tiny port town of Whittier. In total, the Alaska Railroad provides regularly scheduled passenger service along 482 miles of track – an expanse greater than the distance between #Boston and #Washington, D.C. #friday #trains #transportation Check this amazing #sunset shot, shared by our equally amazing Director of Chapter Development @wbybanana. What a picture. Wow. #atlanta @yptatlanta #trains #westside #scenery