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Cheers to a great year for YPT-NYC!

The NYC chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation celebrated the year earlier this month at The Half Pint. The YPT-NYC chapter had much to be merry about this year, including an ever-growing membership, an incredibly successful summer tour series with trips to the World Trade Center Transportation Hub and the decommissioned City Hall subway station, … 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

Tackling Traffic Congestion, Innovative Financing in Transportation Panel

Please join the faculty of the Transportation, Policy, Operations and Logistics (TPOL) masters program in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs (SPGIA) at George Mason University for a panel discussion on “hot” topics in transportation: Tackling Traffic Congestion, Innovative Financing in Transportation: Public-Private Partnerships, Sensing Transportation Through New Sources of Big Data and … Continue reading

TransportationCamp New York City 2015 Scheduled for Nov. 14

Do you love transportation? Do you love New York City? TransportationCamp New York City 2015 will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at City College of New York. Following on the success of TransportationCamp East in 2011, Planning Camp NYC in 2013 and TransportationCamps across the country, they are taking it back to New York City. … Continue reading

Student Paper Competition: SHRP 2 Safety Data Bonanza

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is sponsoring a paper competition for university students to propose research projects using the SHRP 2 Safety Data, the Naturalistic Driving Study data, and Roadway Information Database. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to SHRP2@nas.edu and are due on September 11, 2015. Selected students will be invited to present their research … Continue reading

U.S. DOT’s 2015 Champions of Change

Major trends are shaping the future of our transportation systems.  Our population is growing and aging. Our legacy transit systems need more attention every day.  Our roads and runways face increasing congestion. America’s way of life and continued economic growth depend on meeting these challenges, so this October, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the … 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

NU Freight Transportation Exec. Program: Securing Capacity in a Dynamic Industry

In the current business environment operators and their customers are experiencing a capacity constrained global market and rising cost structures. In this dynamic situation, freight transportation and logistics decisions must be managed with regard to pricing, service, access, mode selection, and contractual arrangements. Strategies for success for both the transportation buyers and sellers must continually … Continue reading

May 7 @ 9AM ET-Bridging the Infrastructure Gap Session

Bridging the Infrastructure Funding Gap Thursday, May 7, 2015 9:30 a.m. ET Join the conversation on Twitter: #BPClive America faces a growing infrastructure funding gap. The reality is that government alone can’t fully fund all of the roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure that our economy needs – let alone upgrade our airports, shipping hubs … 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

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