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TRB’s ‘Six Minute Pitch’ Enters Its Fifth Year

Submit your pitch by Wednesday October 19th! The Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge has become one of the most well-attended sessions at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting. In this unique session, four transportation entrepreneurs pitch their new transportation technology product or service in six minutes, and are judged on commercial viability … Continue reading

YPT Boston Board Election Information

Summary Here is a great opportunity for you to get involved in determining the future of Young Professionals in Transportation-Boston!  YPT will soon be conducting elections to select the 2016-2017 YPT-Boston Chapter Board of Directors.  If you would like to run for a Board of Directors position or vote in the election, please continue reading below. … Continue reading

YPT-NYC Summer Adventures

While summer hasn’t officially started yet, in NYC it’s very much starting to feel like it! We’ve had a full schedule over the past weeks with scavenger hunts, a talk with the head of North America’s largest transit system, and even a hike! Here’s a dispatch from one of our members about the experience he … Continue reading

YPT-Nashville Co-Hosts Movie Screening

YPT-Nashville and Walk Bike Nashville teamed up to co-host a movie screening on March 22 at the Carmike Bellevue movie theater. Almost 100 attendees showed up to see Bikes vs. Cars, which premiered at the SXSW film festival. The movie explores how issues facing cyclists stem from the inability of city infrastructures to provide for both bikes and … Continue reading

YPT Transportation Edition of Cards Against Urbanity – Need Your Ideas!!

YPT is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with GreaterPlaces on a transportation-themed expansion deck to the card game Cards Against Urbanity!! This is an exciting opportunity and we need your help coming up with card ideas!! If you are not familiar, it is a hilarious and educational urban planning-themed version of the hit card … Continue reading

2nd Annual YPT Award Winners!

Announcing the 2nd Annual YPT Award Winners! First, we want to congratulate Jaime McKay and her team for winning the Young Professionals Transportation Project of the Year Award. Ms. McKay submitted the Central Maryland Regional Transit’s Transportation Resource Information Point (TRIP) Team’s project. It is a long-overdue solution and development for public transit in rural and suburban Maryland. The … Continue reading

Cheers to a great year for YPT-NYC!

The NYC chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation celebrated the year earlier this month at The Half Pint. The YPT-NYC chapter had much to be merry about this year, including an ever-growing membership, an incredibly successful summer tour series with trips to the World Trade Center Transportation Hub and the decommissioned City Hall subway station, … Continue reading

2016 Transportation Camp DC

TransportationCamp DC 2016 is close to selling out. If you want to join us, be sure to register as soon as possible, at transportationcamp2016dc.eventbrite.com. Our fifth-annual TransportationCamp DC is Saturday, January 9, 2016 the day before TRB begins. We’ll provide breakfast, lunch, and an evening reception; but it is the attendees themselves who provide the … Continue reading

Young Professionals Reception

Young Professionals Reception Sunday, January 10, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Convention Center Co-hosted by the TRB Young Members Council (YMC) and Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT), this networking reception is open to all young professionals and supporters to discuss career development and to meet peers from around the country. Light refreshments will be served, and … Continue reading

TransportationCamp DC 2016

TransportationCamp DC 2016 is around the corner, coming Saturday, January 9, 2016 the day before TRB begins. Register now at transportationcamp2016dc.eventbrite.com. If you’ve ever been to an “unconference” like TransportationCamp, you know how much fun it is. And if you haven’t, we invite you to come join us and experience it for yourself. We’ll provide … Continue reading

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