YPT Boston - Greenway Links Lunch and Learn

December 3, 2014 12:00pm-1:00pm, MAPC, 60 Temple Place, Boston, MA

Come learn about the multiple initiatives that are improving greenways in and around Boston, and also listen to exciting presentations from planners, designers, engineers + advocates that participated in the Boston Society of Architect's summer charrette on the Greenway Links. The charrette was an intensive 8-week design project that involved diverse teams comprised of private, non-profit and public sector employees. Each team created design solutions to connect different sections of Boston's greenway system.

Alice Brown will introduce the charrette participants, and describe the multiple initiatives that are occurring to make Boston's greenway system more connected. Afterwards, members of several of the teams that participated in the charrette will present on the project area . In order to hear from as many of the teams as possible, the presentations will be limited to 5 minutes, and the most exciting ideas and concepts the teams developed will be showcased.

YPT Boston Transportation Trivia Night

Test your transportation knowledge at our Transportation Trivia Night! YPT Boston is teaming up with the New England Institute of Transportation Engineers (NEITE), the Massachusetts Institute of Transportation Engineers (MAITE), and the MIT Transportation Club for a night of trivia at Lir on Boylston on Tuesday, November 18. Trivia starts promptly at 6:30PM, so plan to arrive a little early to get settled at your table.

There is no cost for the event. Free appetizers will be provided to each table! Form your own teams (up to six people), or we will help you form a team when you arrive.

Fall Membership Drive Raffle winners will be announced at Trivia. All YPT Boston members will be entered, with additional entries for every event attended since September. Prizes include a $100 gift card to Top of the Hub, a $100 gift card to Ten Tables, a $50 gift card to Park Restaurant and Bar, and a $15 gift card to Tavern in the Square. Note that you do not have to be present at trivia to win a prize.

Free food, prizes, great people. What a great opportunity to meet members of these four great organizations.

YPT BOSTON LUNCH & LEARN WITH BRIDJ FOUNDER MATT GEORGE

Come hear from Bridj’s Founder & CEO Matt George. Bridj is your everyday transportation system that adapts in real-time to where you live, work, and play. Powered by data, they use a network of express shuttles that offer efficient and flexible trips.

Matt will discuss the entrepreneurial opportunities and challenges of Bridj positioning itself within the market of mass transit providers, as well as what goes into planning new and potential Bridj routes.

Matt will be joining us on Wednesday, November 12th from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Free light lunch will be provided to those who RSVP of course!

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