Awards, Grants & Contests

This category contains 33 posts

YPT Member Discount Alert (Updated) – ITE Annual Conference in Seattle (August)

Reminder: 10 lucky YPT members will have a discounted registration to the ITE annual conference in Seattle in August.  ALL YPT Members are welcome to apply for the discount.  Additionally, all those under 35, regardless of YPT member status,  will receive a discounted young professionals rate. 

July 2014 AirSage Pass Winners

AirSage is excited to announce recipients of the AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship.  Funds are awarded exclusively to Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) members and support the continuing education and professional development of emerging leaders in the field of transportation planning. Each quarter, AirSage awards scholarships for individuals with the drive to further develop … Continue reading

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7!

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7! With your help, SMART at the University of Michigan is crowd sourcing and honoring New Mobility enterprises that are making the world a better place through sustainable transportation enterprise. All entrepreneurs (anywhere in the world) addressing sustainable transportation challenges and opportunities … Continue reading

DC Area Event Alert: Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Transportation Innovations Conference – Friday June 27th – Registration Open!!

Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Transportation Innovations Conference 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 same old solutions – turning the proverbial wheel, but not moving forward – the Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition … Continue reading

NYC Scholarship Alert- WTS Transportation Scholarships

WTS Advancing Women in Transportation has just announced a handful of Greater New York Chapter Scholarships. To assist women pursuing education and professional careers in transportation-related fields, the Greater New York Chapter of WTS invites eligible women to apply for scholarships, including: ● Leonard Braun Memorial Graduate Scholarship for $4000 is awarded to encourage women … Continue reading

USDOT Innovation Challenge

Are you a transpo data guru that is good at visualizing data? If so, check out USDOT’s Innovation Challenge for more details about the contest! Deadline is April 30, 2014 and you can win a trip to DC! http://www.transportation.gov/datachallenge  

AirSage Pass Deadline – 1 Week Away!!

Did you know AirSage awards quarterly scholarships for individuals with the drive to further develop their career through training, conferences, seminars, or other methods of advancement? The AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship is exclusively for YPT members. The deadline is fast approaching. Be sure to submit your application by 5PM ET on March 7, … Continue reading

Mobility Matters Winter/Spring 2014 Issue is Online!

YPT is happy to announce that the latest installment of our magazine, Mobility Matters, is online.  Some topics/articles covered in this Winter/Spring 2014 issue include: YPT Innovator Series – featuring uShip AirSage PASS Scholarship Winners Announced NYCDOT’s Traffic Information Management System With this issue published, work has already begun on our next issue. Starting with the … Continue reading

2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program

2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program Click here to apply The National Park Transportation Scholars Program gives transportation specialists a unique opportunity for career development and public service. The Scholars Program places transportation professionals, as well as master’s and doctoral candidates in … Continue reading

AirSage PASS Scholarship Award Winners Announced!!

AirSage PASS Scholarship Award Winners Announced Continuing Education Funding Awarded to Elite Young Professionals in Transportation Atlanta, GA January 03, 2014—Four members of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) have been named as recipients of the AirSage PASS: Professional Advancement & Success Scholarship. Presented quarterly by AirSage™—a pioneer in digital population analytics and the largest provider … Continue reading

YPTVoice on Twitter

Instagram

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.

Read more from http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/personal-rapid-transit-system-morgantown-west-virginia.html

#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 Feeling #vintage at Sparrows Point, an industrial area that continues to reinvent itself with new industry and efforts. While there is limited public transportation in the area, talks are in the works to improve service in the future. For now - bikes. #bicycle #transportation #transit #industry #sparrowspoint