Have an inventive idea for the public transportation industry? As part of APTA’s breadth of Workforce Development initiatives, we invite forward thinkers to get in front of an audience of public transportation professionals at APTA’s EXPO 2014 and present your innovative idea that offers an “out of the box” solution to complicated public transportation challenges. … Continue reading
Nomination packages due October 17, 2014. The Transportation Research Board Young Members Council is pleased to announce the 2015 Outstanding Young Member Award. This award was created in 2012 to recognize exceptional young member service to TRB and achievements in transportation research, policy, or practice. The award is sponsored by Stantec, Inc. Details of the … Continue reading
UMD’s upcoming Advanced Transportation Technologies event is taking place in College Park, Md. on the morning of Aug. 28. This event will feature UMD’s first-ever Labor Day weekend traffic forecast (issued by their Center of Advanced Transportation Technology Lab). Even more, each of their three labs will speak to their specific capabilities and major projects, … Continue reading
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
Call for Abstracts Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting Washington, DC, January 11-15, 2015 Emerging Professionals & Emerging Technologies: Investing in our Future Type: Long Abstract Submission (1,000 words or less) and Podium Session Presentation The TRB Young Members Council (A0040T) and the Design and Construction Group Young Members Subcommittee (AF000(4)) welcome submissions of … Continue reading
Summer internships are in full swing, bringing a ton of bright young transportation talent to the Greater New York City area. YPT is hosting a happy hour to celebrate these interns and give them an opportunity to network and share their experiences with other young professionals. Interns and young professionals from both the public and private sector working in any aspect of transportation … Continue reading
PAYT Pop-Up Event with Jarrett Walker When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 5:30pm Where: Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1500 Whetstone Way, 3rd Fl., Baltimore, MD 21230 Abundant Access: Public Transit as an Instrument of Freedom Mr. Walker will be presenting on “Abundant Access,” how to design systems to maximize urban freedom. If you are not familiar … Continue reading
Reminder: 10 lucky YPT members will have a discounted registration to the ITE annual conference in Seattle in August. ALL YPT Members are welcome to apply for the discount. Additionally, all those under 35, regardless of YPT member status, will receive a discounted young professionals rate.
Save the date – July 24 – for YPT Toronto’s Kickoff Event! Toronto is excited to be the second international chapter to join YPT. To celebrate, we will be kicking it off with a meet and greet.
This year’s Freight Transportation and Logistics Executive Program is a 3-day program, entitled Securing Capacity in a Dynamic Industry. It is scheduled for Sept. 15-17 and will again feature an outstanding roster of industry and academic faculty offering insights and expertise into the competitive freight logistics marketplace.