Chapter Established in 2020
Welcome! YPT Orlando is an inclusive, cross-disciplinary forum for transportation professionals including planners, engineers, and all others engaged in transportation related areas.
Networking & Development
We have exciting events planned, including:
November Mini Golf
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
Popstroke – 321 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828
Free for members, $10 for non-members
December Book Club
Book club is at capacity. We are reading Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town. Thank you to Moyer Engineering for providing us copies of the book. If you are registered, we will get together on Saturday, December 10th.
December End-of-Year Social
Save the date of December 15th. Details to come!
Check out more of our events on our calendar!
Elections are happening now! Ballots have been sent to eligible members. (Check your spam folder if you don’t see one.) Polls close on Friday, November 25th (day after Thanksgiving).
While the official nomination period has passed, we are still actively seeking board members! There are currently two open positions for the Orlando Chapter:
- Director of Administration
- Director of Programming
Monthly Board Meetings
We welcome anyone to come sit in on our board meetings, held the first week of every month.
HDR Orlando, Lake Davis Conference Room
315 E Robinson St, Suite 400
Orlando, FL 32801
Please note the change in conference room – now in Lake Davis. Proceed through the main entrance, make a left down the hall, then another left down the hall, a right and immediate left at the corner, and then the conference room is on your left.
Next board meeting: Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 at 5:30 PM
Job Postings from our Sponsors
- Traffic Operations Engineer, Orlando office: https://www.kittelson.com/careers/traffic-operations-engineer-orl/
- Senior Roadway Design Engineer, Florida offices: https://www.kittelson.com/careers/senior-roadway-design-engineer-fl/
For just $20 annually, you get to be part of an international network of young transportation professionals. We have no formal age limit! You get free or discounted access to local meet-ups every month, which allow you not only to meet but to get to know local professionals in the field. Join here!
Meet our Board
Tyler Valila – Chair
“We welcome everyone whose life touches the transportation profession. Please join us to help build something great for this community!”
Kush Bhagat – Deputy Chair
“Transportation is not about roads and bridges, or trains and buses – it is about people and how to best serve the public. I’m excited to bring people together, forge bonds, have fun, and learn along the way!”
Elizabeth Suarez – Vice Chair of Administration
“I’m looking forward to being part of this community where we can learn, grow, and connect.”
Landon Knoke – Vice Chair of Finance
“I am Landon Knoke and I am excited to network with more people working to improve our infrastructure and traffic flow.”
Jeff Ultee – Vice Chair of Events
“Proud to coordinate events that allow us to get to know local professionals and grow in our careers.”