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Texas Bullet Train Roundtable with Holly ReedHSR_2Texas Bullet Train Roundtable with Holly Reed Tickets, Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM | Eventbrite

Join YPT-Austin on Wednesday, March 22nd for our March Roundtable to learn more about the Texas Bullet Train! Attending this event is free and open to members only! Lunch is sponsored by Texas Central and will be provided FREE for paid YPT members. If interested in joining YPT-Austin, please see the link below.

Guest speaker will be Texas Central Partners’ Managing Director of External Affairs, Holly Reed, who will be presenting about Texas’ first proposed high-speed train that could travel from Dallas to Houston in just 90 minutes!

The approximately 240-mile high-speed rail line would be the first of its type in the Western Hemisphere and would be capable of traveling at a speed of up to 205 mph. For more information, please visit: http://www.texascentral.com/project/.

When: Wednesday, March 22 @ 11:30 AM

Where: Center for Transportation Research (1616 Guadalulpe St, 4th floor, Suite 4.202)

Networking starts at 11:30 AM and presentations begin at noon. If you have any questions, please contact YPT-Austin at YPTAustin@gmail.com.

February Joint Happy Hour with ASCE YMF, WEAT YP, EWRI, and SHPE

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Join YPT-Austin for our February Joint Happy Hour at Abel’s on the Lake! This happy hour is in collaboration with ASCE YMF, WEAT YP, EWRI, and SHPE. Appetizers and a drink ticket will be provided. We’ll be in a reserved room so please as the host if you need help finding the group. This event is free to attend but registration is required. Invite your friends and coworkers!

When: February 21, 2017 from 6 PM to 9 PM

Where: Abel’s on the Lake

Contact Chris Stansbury at yptaustin@gmail.com with any questions! To become a YPT-Austin member visit the link below.

Tour of the City of Austin’s Traffic Management Center

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Curious to find out who helps ease the traffic congestion you fight through every day? Want to learn more about the behind the scenes technology that improves traffic flow? YPT-Austin invites you to attend a technical tour of the City of Austin’s Traffic Management Center (TMC). Attendees will be provided a tour of the TMC and the signal infrastructure maintance shop provided by Robin Osborne (Kimley-Horn).

This event is for YPT-Austin members only and space is limited to 6 attendees per day. We are offering the tour the following days:

  1. Tuesday, January 31 (12:00 – 1:00)
    2. Wednesday, February 1 (12:00 – 1:00)
    3. Thursday, February 2 (12:00 – 1:00)

If the day you selected does not have any tickets left, please choose a different day. We will meet in front of the TMC around 11:45 and the tour will start at Noon.

PARKING – The TMC has limited visitor parking. There are paid parking spots on the street all around the TMC and across the street just past the Zach Scott Theater parking area.

Christmas Happy Hour at Zilker Brewery

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YPT, WTS-HOT, and WTS UT Student Chapter invite you to attend their annual Christmas Happy Hour. The theme this year is Ugly Sweater. A prize will be given to the ugliest sweater so make sure you rummage through those closets well. This event is free to attend but registration is required. Invite your friends and coworkers!

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 6 PM

Where: Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom

Appetizers will be served.

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Join YPT-Austin for our November Happy Hour at Dogwood Rock Rose! YPT will provide appetizers. We’ll be on the patio upstairs, look for the bright yellow YPT koozies on the table or call Sam Lundquist at 440-227-2971 if you need help finding the group. This event is free to attend but registration is required. Invite your friends and coworkers!

Register online HERE to get your ticket!

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

WHERE: Dogwood Rock Rose – 1420 Rock Rose #130, Austin, TX 78758

Contact Chris Stansbury at yptaustin@gmail.com with any questions.

City of Austin Transportation with Special Assistant to the Mayor John-Michael Cortez

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How is the City of Austin working to help alleviate traffic congestion? What does the City have in store for the future?

Join YPT-Austin on Wednesday, October 26th for our October Roundtable to learn more about City of Austin Transportation, featuring special guest speaker Mayor Steve Adler! This event is for YPT-Austin MEMBERS ONLY. Lunch will be provided FREE for current YPT members. If interested in joining YPT-Austin, please see link below.

Networking starts at 11:30 and presentations begin at noon.

Register online HERE to reserve your spot and lunch!

WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

WHERE: Center For Transportation Research – UT Austin – 1616 Guadalupe Street, Suite 4.202. Austin, TX 78701

Interested in JOINING YPT-Austin? YPT-Austin is the city’s go-to transportation organization for networking with young professionals. Annual YPT membership is currently $20 and dues can be paid online. To BECOME A MEMBER of YPT-Austin visit https://my.yptransportation.org/join.

September Happy Hour at Black Sheep Lodge

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Join YPT-Austin for our September Happy Hour at Black Sheep Lodge! YPT will provide appetizers and it’s $2 Margaritas and $1 off drafts night. We’ll grab a table outside, look for the bright yellow YPT koozies on the table or call Sam Lundquist at 440-227-2971 if you need help finding the group. This event is free to attend but registration is required. Send this invite to your friends and coworkers!

WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE: Black Sheep Lodge – 2108 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Register online HERE to get your ticket!

Contact Sam Lundquist at yptaustin@gmail.com with any questions.

August Happy Hour at Punch Bowl Social

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Join YPT-Austin for our August Happy Hour at Punch Bowl Social! We will be reserving a few lanes and Punch Bowl also has pool tables, shuffle board, ping pong and darts! This event is free to attend but registration is required.

Register online HERE to get your ticket!

 

Contact Sam Lundquist at yptaustin@gmail.com with any questions!

When
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)  
Where
Punch Bowl Social Austin – 11310 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758


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