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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

3rd Annual YPT Award Winners

Announcing the 3rd Annual YPT Award Winners! First, we want to congratulate Bridgette Carbajal and her team for winning the Young Professionals Transportation Project of the Year Award. The California Road Charge Pilot Program The team of young professionals from CalTrans including Brady Tacdol, Nadiya Chumak, Bridgette Carbajal, Deanne Gabrik and Stephanie Sanfilippo implemented a 5,000 participant road charge … Continue reading

TRB YPT Reception on Sunday, January 8th

The TRB Young Professionals Reception, hosted jointly with YPT, will be held on Sunday, January 8 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM in the Convention Center, Ballroom South Pre-Function C. All YPT Members and Friends are invited to attend, and YPT will make an announcement regarding the winners of the 2017 YPT Award.

2017 YPT Award

2017 YPT Award Applications due Dec. 31, 2016 at 11:59pm Dear Members, Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) was created to fill the void presented to young professionals in the large, established transportation organizations. YPT aims to give young professionals the opportunities to take leadership roles, participate in networking events, and grow their careers. As part … Continue reading

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

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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