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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

The Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition

The Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition is pleased to announce the 2015 forms are posted and we are now accepting submissions for our 3rd Annual 2014/15 Competition and Conference. The award will be announced Spring 2015

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch Applications are now being accepted for the Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a special Young Member Council (YMC) session at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting during which selected presenters pitch their cutting-edge, research-based concept … Continue reading

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Living it up with something different - the Mount Roberts Tramway in Juneau, Alaska - one of the most vertical tramways in the world! #tram #WhyIYPT #transportation Watching and waiting for the next run at @steamtownnhs. #transportation #WhyIYPT #train #nostalgia The city of #Morgantown, home of West Virginia University, is also the location of one of the most unique public transportation systems in the country: on-demand, personal rapid transit.

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#WhyIYPT #transportation #train #monorail #wvu 📷: Jaime McKay Where will today take you? #train #traintracks #transportation #WhyIYPT Courtesy share! We at @yptransportation love sharing the love... and events!

Join @yptbaltimore on this exciting opportunity to tour Hart-Miller Island! Registration is only $5, so sign up today. Click the link below for more information. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ypt-port-tour-tickets-35823914292

#transportation #ports #harbor #tour #boats Where will your two wheels take you?  End of trail in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. #bikes #bicycle #bikesofinstagram #WhyIYPT #trails #railtrail @railstotrails