Welcome to the Greater New York Chapter

The WTS Greater New York Chapter (WTS-GNY), which includes the New York City metropolitan area and New Jersey, was created in 1980. Today, the chapter has in excess of 600 members.


Access

Access

WTS provides unprecedented access to the highest levels of the transportation industry (in fact, many WTS members are top leaders in the industry).

 
Networking

Networking

WTS members are poised to create professional alliances that will further their career paths.

 
Development

Professional Development

WTS emphasizes professional development programs that tap the abilities of our most experienced, highly placed members.

 
TransYou

Transportation YOU

WTS chapters offer programs and activities to young girls that will spark their interest in all modes of transportation and encourage them to take courses in the STEM fields.

 
Greater New York 40 Years

Membership

WTS GNY Membership, sharing their ideas, thoughts, projects and just having fun!

 
 
 

Featured News

Profile: Sally Librera, Senior Vice President, New York City Transit

Monday, August 5, 2019 - by Jessica Murray, WTS Scholarship Recipient, Ph.D. Candidate - In May 2018, Sally Librera was promoted from vice president of the Staten Island Railroad to senior vice president of the New York City Subway, the first woman to hold either position.
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WTS-GNY Inaugurates Book Club with Catherine Rinaldi as Guest Speaker

Monday, August 5, 2019 - By Adrienne Kanter - On Thursday, July 11th, WTS-GNY inaugurated its new book club with a discussion of The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know by Katty Kay, lead anchor of BBC World News America, and Claire Shipman, senior national correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America, at HNTB’s offices in the Empire State Building.
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We Asked - You Answered

Monday, July 1, 2019 - Natalie Noel – Sandra Forte Memorial Membership Award Recipient; Membership Committee. Over the last few months, WTS-GNY Committees have been conducting surveys to better understand our membership base, their opinions, and desires. Some results were consistent with our knowledge or expectations but there were some surprises!
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Upcoming Events

Aug

19

2019 WTS GNY Membership Appreciation Event

Join your friends and colleagues of the WTS Greater New York chapter for our Annual WTS-GNY Member Appreciation Event! This year we will be taking in the beautiful New York summer skyline from the Monarch Rooftop Bar and Lounge. Drinks and appetizers will be served. This is a member-only event. Please make sure your membership is active before registering. Space is limited, so RSVP today!
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Aug

20

Emerging Women Leaders On-Site Training Series - The Leadership Pipeline

In this webinar, hear from speakers who are fired up about cultivating upcoming generations of diverse leaders. Be inspired by how they’re creatively deepening their talent bench and learn the factors to consider as you construct a pipeline to your ultimate role. You’ll find out what behaviors get “high-potentials” noticed – and see how the succession planning process unfolds behind the scenes. Guest Speakers: Shachella James, PMP, Vice President Technology Operations at CenterPoint Energy.
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Aug

27

2019 Learn from a Leader: Maxine Hill

Maxine Hill New York Area Manager, WSP
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Sep

10

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference

PA 6th Annual Conference
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Oct

7

WTS-GNY 2019 Annual Gala

We hope you will join us to present the Woman of the Year Award to Denise M. Berger, FAIA at our Annual Gala.
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