YPT Chicago Chapter

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Chicago Internship Alert: CTA

2017 Summer Internship Program – Planning Chicago Transit Authority This position is located in Chicago, IL. Description You might be thinking, “What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?” You may be surprised to learn that we don’t just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic … Continue reading

Job Alert: Transportation Policy Manager – Central U.S. (Chicago, IL OR Austin, TX)

Transportation Policy Manager – Central U.S. Lyft This position is located in Chicago, IL OR Austin, TX. Description Lyft is looking for an experienced Transportation Policy Manager to join our rapidly growing team. Reporting to the Director of Transportation Policy, the Transportation Policy Manager will manage Lyft’s work on transportation, infrastructure, public transit, and environmental … Continue reading

Job Alert: Traffic Demand Modeler Positions in Fort Lauderdale, Chicago and Oakland

Cambridge Systematics is filling three Travel Demand Modeler positions (Junior and Mid-Level) in Fort Lauderdale, Chicago and Oakland (job numbers 000322, 000462 and 000463) to their Travel Demand Forecasting team. The Modeling or Travel Demand Forecasting (TDF) business line works to research, develop, and apply innovative and practical decision support tools, including transportation models. Their practice is built on … Continue reading

YPT Board of Directors Strategic Board Meeting in Chicago

YPT International’s Board of Directors Strategic Board Meeting in Chicago was a huge success. The weekend started off with a meet and greet on Friday, April 24th and ended with a Divvy Operations Tour on Sunday, April 26th. It was a cram-packed (and somewhat exhausting) weekend, but it was done in hopes to create a clear … Continue reading

DC & Chicago Job Alert: Travel Demand Modelers & Transportation Analyst positions – Cambridge Systematics

Cambridge Systematics is hiring: Travel Demand Modelers in DC and Chicago & Transportation Analyst in Chicago! Apply here: http://bit.ly/1uoLvEo

YPT-Chicago Happy Hour during APTA’s Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop

YPT-Chicago Happy Hour during APTA’s Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop Join YPT-Chicago members and friends for drinks, networking, and transportation talk on August 12th, while APTA’s 2014 Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop is in Chicago. Attendees of the Workshop are encouraged to attend and connect with YPT-Chicago members and friends and discuss transportation projects/issues in Chicago and throughout … Continue reading

DC & Chicago Area Job Alerts: Travel Demand Modelers – CamSys

The details of each open position are below. Interested applicants can apply directly to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=7475351 (Bethesda/DC metro) https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=9296681 (Chicago)

Transport Chicago Conference – Student Rates available!

Register for Transport Chicago 2014! Transport Chicago 2014 will feature : Keynote addresses by Chris Ward, former Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who is credited with leading the accelerated completion of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza

The Panama Canal Expansion: An Update for Urban Planners

By Linda Roberson Linda is a graduate of the Urban Design program at UC Berkeley and currently works as a consultant in San Francisco. For more information, please email: linda.roberson@gmail.com As interest in the Panama Canal Expansion seems to be growing beyond ports and congressional committees into the worlds of transit planners and urban designers, … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – Kevin Burke, Local Policy and Technology Engineer, IDOT

This week’s interview in YPT’s “Better Know a Director” series is with Kevin Burke, Local Policy & Technology Engineer, of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  Kevin is a national expert in transportation policy and technology, having come to the field with an unconventional background. AP: You have an interesting job at IDOT.  Can you … Continue reading

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