Infrastructure

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Bridge Intelligence Wins TRB Six Minute Pitch

Bridge Intelligence won this year’s “Six Minute Pitch” competition with their revolutionary 3D mobile bridge inspection app, InspectX. Hooman Parvardeh, co-founder and managing director of Bridge Intelligence, made the pitch for InspectX to a standing-room-only crowd at a special session of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting. Hooman says he was inspired to create InspectX … Continue reading

Infrastructure Week is May 11-15!

Join the Conversation #RebuildRenew Infrastructure Week is May 11-15. The plans are underway to deliver a powerful focused message to Congress and the American people. New events and Affiliates are being added to the calendar every day, and local groups, mayors, and stakeholders around America are signing on to make their voice heard. View the … Continue reading

TODAY: Virtual Chat with Sec. Foxx and Chairman Schmidt

This Evening, Please Join Us for  A Virtual Fireside Chat on the Future of Transportation in America Featuring U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Monday, February 2nd, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm PST (6:00pm – 7:00pm EST)

NYC Event Alert: 2014 Summer Tour Series

Summer Tour Series has returned for another unforgettable, action packed season. Let us be your guide as we get an exclusive, behind the scenes view of some of New York City’s most interesting and essential transportation and infrastructure related sites.

NYC EVENT RECAP: PANEL DISCUSSION ON INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCY IN NEW YORK & NEW JERSEY

On February 10, about forty members and friends of the New York Chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation convened for a timely discussion on infrastructure resiliency in New York and New Jersey. The moderator, Joy Sinderbrand of the Port Authority, introduced the topic with the Rockefeller Foundation’s definition of resilience- “making people, communities and systems … Continue reading

5th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum – YPT Members Get Discount!

Are you interested in North American infrastructure? If so, you can register for the  5th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum, in Washington, DC and join over 500+ executives to discuss the Top 100 infrastructure projects in North America, to be held on October 29 – 31, 2013. The best news is that YPT Members … Continue reading

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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 Join @yptransportation / @yptseattle / Greenroads for Green #Transportation Camp on April 23rd. This is a great opportunity to come together with like-minded professionals, the curious, and the experts and learn about the newest and latest in #green transportation. YPT Members register for a discounted fee. Tickets are available at greenroads.org. Exciting (and bigger) things happening in #Texas. #austin #transit #planning #development #infrastructure