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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 … Continue reading

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 … 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.

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

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.

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 … Continue reading

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

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.

DC Event Alert: APTA Transportation Tuesday, October 28 program

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is pleased to invite you to the October 28, 2014 Transportation Tuesday program, featuring David Connolly of the Majority Staff, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ward McCarragher of the Minority Staff, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.   The distinguished speakers will review the findings and recommendations of … Continue reading

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#whyiypt #fall #transportation #roadsideamerica #mountains #foliage #maryland Candidate Statements for your 2017-2018 @yptransportation International Board have been submitted. Stay tuned this week as we'll be sharing the full slate of Candidate Statements via e-mail. To vote in the election, you must be a paid YPT Member by 11:59 EST tonight - October 1. You can join (or check your Membership status) at yptransportation.org 
#whyiypt #transportation #trains #tracks #bridges #railtrail #rail #winteriscoming #blueskies #greatalleghenypassage Fall in beautiful Rutland, VT. #whyiypt #vermont #trains #transportation A year ago, @ypt_dc and @yptbaltimore toured @amtrak's Ivy City facility. Where will you be a year from now? Spend the next twelve months as part of the YPT International Board - Candidate Statements are due by September 30. More information is available from yptransportation.org. 📸: YPT International Director of Communications, @jaimemmkay, who wants you to "stay TRUE to yourself." (Her puns are TRULY awful 😂) #whyiypt #trains #transportation #wheels #cloudy