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Sacramento Job Alert: Manager, Fleet & Operations Green Cities

Manager, Fleet & Operations Green Cities Volkswagen This position is located in Sacramento, California. Description Volkswagen is hiring a Manager, Fleet & Operations Green Cities. One of the primary roles is the responsibility of fleet operations for all Green City initiatives. Below is an excerpt of the job description. The successful candidate will join the … Continue reading

NYC Event Alert: 4/3 Urban Sustainability Happy Hour

You’re invited to the fourth installment of the NYC Urban Sustainability Happy Hour on Thursday, April 3rd at Amity Hall (80 W 3rd Street, NYC) from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Come have a drink with others working on innovations in urban sustainability and connected technologies in NYC. If you are interested in urban planning, sustainable development, … Continue reading

NYC Event Recap: Earth Day

YPT-NYC celebrated Earth Day by holding a presentation panel with experts in sustainability practices across the transportation industry. Tom Abdallah, Chief Environmental Engineer for the Capital Program Management Department of MTA New York City Transit (NYCT), provided an overview of sustainable practices being employed by NYCT subway environment including outfitting support facilities with solar panels at … Continue reading

Climate CoLab Competition

Tell the world your ideas for what to do about climate change–and maybe win $10,000! At MIT’s Climate CoLab you can work with people from all over the world to develop ideas for what we can actually do about climate change. If you submit one of the winning ideas, you’ll be able to present it to the media, government officials, business … Continue reading

2013 T&DI Green Streets, Highways and Development Conference

The Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is pleased to announce the 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways and Development Conference with the theme “Advancing the Practice”. The 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways &Development (GSHD) Conference, which will be held November 3-6, 2013 in Austin, TX, will bring together … 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