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jaimemckay has written 38 posts for Young Professionals in Transportation

Bridge Intelligence Wins TRB Six Minute Pitch

Bridge Intelligence won this year’s “Six Minute Pitch” competition with their revolutionary 3D mobile bridge inspection app, InspectX. Hooman Parvardeh, co-founder and managing director of Bridge Intelligence, made the pitch for InspectX to a standing-room-only crowd at a special session of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting. Hooman says he was inspired to create InspectX … Continue reading

Closing Soon! Maryland Job Alert: Engineer I/II

Engineer I/II Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) This position is located in Largo, MD. The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the Engineering I/II class of work, Grade G23/G26, in the Office of Engineering and Project … Continue reading

Apply for the APTF Scholarship!

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) is now accepting scholarship applications for 2017. In furthering our mission to increase and retain the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career, the APTF will award a minimum of twenty scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 each, to college students or transit professionals who are … Continue reading

NJ Internship Opportunity: NJ Transit

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning Application deadline: April 21, 2017 This position is located in NJT Headquarters, 1 Penn Plaza, Newark, New Jersey 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 … Continue reading

Job / Internship Alert: Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning

Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning is hiring! Come join an innovative transportation planning company working on a great diversity of projects. We are transit-accessible, have a competitive salary and benefits package, and we’re a bunch of smart, fun people. Please check out our job descriptions for Senior Transportation Planner and Transportation Planner at http://www.foursquareitp.com/careers. We are … Continue reading

Seattle Event Alert: Green Transportation Camp Unconference

Greenroads and YPT Seattle and Young Professionals in Transportation – YPT International present our first ever Green Transportation Camp Unconference. Thank you to our YPT International Silver Sponsor, Greenroads! Join us for Earth Weekend education and the first ever Green Transportation Camp hosted by Greenroads and YPT Seattle. The GTC will bring together professionals from … Continue reading

Ending Soon: apply for the ITE awards!

Institute of Transportation Engineers Awards Each year, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) sponsors an awards program to honor outstanding achievement in transportation engineering and distinguished service to ITE. The awards bestow international recognition upon the recipients and increase the public’s awareness of the role and responsibilities of the transportation professional.   Interested in submitting … Continue reading

Seattle Job Alert: Senior Associate Transportation Planner

Senior Associate Transportation Planner Nelson\Nygaard This position is located in Seattle, WA. Description Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated senior-level staff member for our nationally recognized multimodal planning practice in the Seattle office. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to become involved in supporting and growing our … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Program Specialist for Policy

Program Specialist for Policy American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) This position is located in Washington, DC. Description The Program Specialist for Policy provides support for a broad range of policy development, implementation, and administration activities. In supporting state departments of transportation, the Program Specialist collaborates with key AASHTO partners such as … Continue reading

Northern Virginia Job Alert: Bus Operations Coordination Supervisor

Bus Operations Coordination Supervisor Fairfax County Department of Transportation This position is located in Fairfax, VA. Description Oversees and coordinates the Fairfax Connector bus service delivery in Fairfax County, Virginia. Performs operational support activities ensuring that the safe delivery of service functions on the Fairfax Connector are provided and maintained in accordance with contractual requirements. … 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