YPT SF Bay Events and Activities

Upcoming Events!

Putting the ‘Me’ in Transit: Transit+Design Workshops, Happy Hour, Rapid Fire Presentations June 8th 

YPT is partnering with SPUR again this year on an exciting afternoon of workshops to help practitioners and people who care about transit learn the research and design tools to better understand riders– and potential riders. There will also be a happy hour and “rapid-fire” presentations. See here for more information and to register. 

When: Thursday June 8,

           2:00-5:00 pm (workshops)

           5:00-6:00 pm (happy hour)

           6:00-7:00 pm (“rapid-fire” presentations)

Where: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco

Transit: Montgomery Station

Start the summer with a splash with our Mid Year Kick Off event in June!  June 13th 

We’ll be talking about the Role of Private Transit in Shaping the City.

Join us for a conversation with leaders from Scoot, Chariot, Lyft, WETA, and Salesforce, moderated by Danielle Harris from SFMTA . We’ll discuss new ways to travel throughout San Francisco without owning a car, as we tackle the nitty gritty of how to manage limited curb space and support a robust public transit network. Grab a spot and get your ticket here. Snacks and drinks will be provided!

When: Tuesday, June 13, 6:00-8:30 pm

Where: Remix HQ, 1128 Howard Street, San Francisco 

Transit: Civic Center Station

Special thanks to Golden Gate sponsor Remix for generously providing their space and our general event sponsor WeDriveU for their support.

Past Events

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There are four key components of YPT’s program of events:

Networking Events
These are a great way to get to know your fellow transportation professionals and students in a relaxed, informal setting. We meet at various venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Networking events generally feature an invited distinguished guest who is a leader in transportation. YPT SF Bay events are free, unless otherwise noted.

Leadership Seminars
Seminars present an opportunity meet and interact with distinguished leaders in transportation. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about speakers’ work, career path, and for advice to today’s young professionals. Speakers invited to attend have included prominent transportation practitioners.

Technical Tours
Tours offer members the opportunity to explore transportation in practice.

Board Meetings
The YPT SF Bay board of directors meets regularly. At these meetings, we discuss the group’s goals and strategies and plan events.

YPT SF Bay’s goal is to hold large events with guest speakers quarterly, as well as smaller more intimate events every four to six weeks.  These can include things like technical tours, seminars, trivia nights, or the always fun YPT Beers with Peers events, where you can learn about the exciting things your peers are working on!

If you have any ideas for other types of events, if you’d like to lead a YPT Beers with Peers event, or for more information, please feel free to contact us!

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