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Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity with – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning

Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity with – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning Primary Tasks: Under the direction of NJ TRANSIT’s Director of Bus Service Planning and under the direction of Principal & Senior Service Planners within the Bus Service Planning unit, the intern will be responsible for performing various tasks associated with the service planning process … Continue reading

Call for Article Submissions, Progressive Planning Magazine

Call for Article Submissions, Progressive Planning Magazine PNers! Want to share a progressive planning story relating to affordable housing, sustainable transport, social justice-focused urban design, issues of accessibility in the city, refugees, food security, public space, exclusionary/inclusionary zoning, equity planning, resisting gentrification (private-led or state-led), participatory budgeting or other planning-related topics? Consider submitting an article … Continue reading

Nashville Job Alert: Program Monitor with TDOT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is hiring a Program Monitor 1 within the Program Development and Administration Division in the Local Programs Development Office. This position is located in Nashville. The Local Programs Development Office assists local governments with administering State and Federal Aid infrastructure projects. Types of projects administered in Local Programs include … Continue reading

Cambridge Job Alert: Community Planner Positions with USDOT

Job Summary: An innovative, fee-for service organization, the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT’s) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is an internationally recognized Federal center of transportation innovation with a world-class, multidisciplinary technical team with expertise across all modes of transportation. … Continue reading

Nashville Job Alert: Photogrammetrist Positions with TDOT

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) currently has 2 Photogrammetrist 2* positions opened in their Aerial Surveys Office. These are entry level positions located in Nashville within one mile of the airport. The deadline for applications is 11/24/2015. To find out more about this position, please visit their website here. 

DC Job Alert: Transportation Planner

Foursquare ITP Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning (Foursquare ITP) is looking for a qualified, motivated, and passionate candidate for a Transportation Planner position. The selected candidate will contribute to and assist teams on a diverse array of transportation projects for state and local governments, transit agencies, regional agencies, and federal agencies. Foursquare ITP is a transportation … Continue reading

YPT Austin Hosts Happy Hour During NACTO Conference

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) held the 4th Annual Designing Cities Conference in Austin, Texas on October 28–31. Designing Cities brought transportation leaders and practitioners in from across the country to discuss key trends in urban street design and transportation policy. The YPT Austin Chapter co-hosted a happy hour as part of the City of Austin’s … Continue reading

SF Bay Job Alert: Senior Associate Transit 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 the firm’s nationally recognized transit and multimodal transportation planning practice. This practice emphasizes innovative transportation planning, transit service planning, transit system funding, compliance, and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Administrative Coordinator for Policy with AASHTO

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), www.transportation.org, is currently hiring an Administrative Coordinator for Policy, a position located in Washington, DC. Nature of Position: Under supervision of the Policy Director, the Administrative Coordinator for Policy provides administrative support for the Policy Director and other Policy team personnel as assigned. The incumbent is responsible … Continue reading

Cambridge Job Alert: Engineering Manager with the City

The Engineering Manager with the City of Cambridge, MA Traffic, Parking, and Transportation (M532-001) leads and manages the Department’s engineering unit, which oversees traffic signals, signs, and pavement markings; manages and coordinates consultant studies and designs; performs data collection; assists in development review; provides design guidance to other City departments; and addresses resident concerns. This person … 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