The San Francisco Bay Area boasts an exciting and diverse community, whatever your passion, just like our local chapter of YPT. Our members and friends include a huge variety of transportation professionals, advocates, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts who share a common purpose: working toward safe, efficient, and sustainable transportation in the Bay Area.
YPT’s core mission is to ensure that this community is supported with career guidance, fellowship, and networking opportunities. Our events and programs are numerous, varied, always engaging, and truly benefit from the active participation of our members and friends. Don’t be shy! Become a member today, sponsor our programs, and join us at one of our exciting events.
The furious pace of our events and innovative programs can only be sustained with your active participation and with membership and sponsorship support. If you’re not already a member, join us! If you’re already one, let us know how we can make things better. Thanks for your interest in YPT.
Breakfast and Discussion at Fehr & Peers in Oakland
What: Join Fehr and Peers CEO Matt Henry and colleagues for a delicious breakfast at Fehr and Peer’s downtown Oakland office to discuss transportation and some of the exciting projects Fehr and Peers is working on. Please take our two minute survey to spice up the conversation on future VMT trends that will take place during the breakfast:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypt-sf
When: Wednesday, July 20th, 8:00-9:30am
Where: Fehr and Peers Oakland, 2201 Broadway, Suite 400, Oakland, CA
Please RSVP here.
Dine and Discuss with Low Carbon Communities Author Nikki Foletta
What: How do you plan a community where residents can live car free? Author Nicole Foletta grapples with this question in Low Car(bon) Communities: Inspiring Car-Free and Car-Lite Urban Futures, a new book that profiles seven cities that have explicitly sought to reduce dependency on cars. Nicole is a Principal Planner at BART and a YPT member. Join Nicole and YPT for a casual dinner and conversation about the new book and its lessons for communities in California.
When: Tuesday, August 2, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Where: Spice Monkey – 1628 Webster Street, Oakland, CA
This will be a small event for up to 10 guests only. Only active YPT SF Bay members may be able to RSVP. Please RSVP here.
YPT SF BAY 2015-2016 BOARD
Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Board for the YPT San Francisco Bay Chapter:
- Bill Bacon (Chair)
- Amy Smith (Deputy Chair)
- Chris Wightman (Administration)
- Ingrid Ballus Armet (Membership)
- Claudia Preciado (Programs – San Francisco)
- Michael Riebe (Finance)
- Nora Chin (Communications)
- Raymond Pascual (Communications)
- David Weinzimmer (Special Programs)
- Matthew Bomberg (Programs – East/South Bay)
- Jean Long (Sponsorship)