Student Paper Competition: SHRP 2 Safety Data Bonanza

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is sponsoring a paper competition for university students to propose research projects using the SHRP 2 Safety Data, the Naturalistic Driving Study data, and Roadway Information Database. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to SHRP2@nas.edu and are due on September 11, 2015. Selected students will be invited to present their research …

Emerging Leaders in Transportation Fellowship Program

The Emerging Leaders in Transportation fellowship program aims to make transportation more efficient, effective and people-oriented through its stellar early-career employees. In this competitive fellowship program, participants will learn from top transportation and management professionals to enhance leadership skills, communication techniques and policy work to bring innovative ideas into practice. During three half-day sessions, emerging leaders will build long-term leadership goals and will …

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 …

Announcing the 1st Annual YPT Award Winners!

First, we want to congratulate Elizabeth Paul and her team for winning the Young Professionals Transportation Project of the Year Award. Ms. Paul submitted the Credit Card Pilot Project at MTA Bridges and Tunnels project. It is an innovative solution to operational, safety and customer service issues at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City. …

2015 YPT Annual Awards

YPT was created to fill the void presented to young professionals in the large, established transportation organizations. YPT aims to give young professionals the opportunities to take leadership roles, participate in networking events, and grow their careers. As part of that effort, YPT has established an annual awards program that aims to go beyond the standard …