2018 YPT Awards

2018 YPT Award Applications due December 17, 2017 at 11:59pm Dear Members, Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) was created to fill the void presented to young professionals in large, established transportation organizations. YPT aims to give young professionals the opportunity to take leadership roles, participate in networking events, and grow their careers. As part of …

Deadline Extended: Nominations due September 30 for YPT International Board

Dear YPT Members and Friends, Want to get more involved in determining the future of Young Professionals in Transportation?  YPT will be conducting elections to select the 2017-2018 YPT International Board of Directors.  If you would like to run for a Board of Directors position or vote in the election, please continue reading below. Directors typically offer a …

Nominations Now Open for 2017-2018 YPT International Board

Dear YPT Members and Friends, Want to get more involved in determining the future of Young Professionals in Transportation?  YPT will be conducting elections to select the 2017-2018 YPT International Board of Directors.  If you would like to run for a Board of Directors position or vote in the election, please continue reading below. Directors typically offer a …

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 …

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.

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 …

YPT Board and Members Participate in #NerdTrain

YPT International's Vice Chair for Finance Aaron Zimmerman, YPT San Francisco's Vice Chair for Membership Jaime Fearer, and numerous other YPT members recently took an Amtrak train trip across the country. Read about their exciting journey here: http://cs.trains.com/trn/b/observation-tower/archive/2015/08/07/nerdtrain-an-annual-rolling-hangout-for-transit-buffs.aspx.   If you are a YPT member and want your recent adventure to be posted online, feel free to email your …

Call for Proposals Through TransitCenter

TransitCenter, a civic philanthropy dedicated to improving urban transportation currently, is accepting proposals. Proposed projects may consist of demonstration projects, training, applied research, public advocacy and education, conferences/symposium/events or other activities, so long as they benefit the public and support their mission. The deadline for submitting letters of interest is June 1, and they are seeking …

Outside the Box Transportation Innovations 2015 Competition – Ideas Due Feb. 17, 2015

The Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition is pleased to announce they are now accepting submissions for their 3rd Annual 2014/15 Competition and Conference through February 17, 2015. The award will be announced Spring 2015 In the world of transportation and transportation challenges, it is imperative that we foster the development and implementation of new ideas. Instead of offering the …

Baltimore Event Alert – Rising Stars in Transportation Technology – November 18

Rising Stars in Transportation Technology is a premiere event for professionals in the transportation industry that blends education, social networking, and job creation. This event is for decision-makers and young professionals alike in both the public and private sectors, and will showcase: · Emerging technologies developed by the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Transportation …