Transportation YOU

Transportation YOU

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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.



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



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


Professional Development

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


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


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


Featured News

Veronica Vanterpool

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - On Wednesday, July 24th, WTS-GNY inaugurated its sixth season of Learn from a Leader hosted at WSP and with guest Veronica Vanterpool, deputy director of the national Vision Zero Network and board member of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority as well as former executive director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign.
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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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Upcoming Events



WEDNESDAY WAKE UP BREAKFAST: TRANSformational Influence - Women and Power

If female equals future, then the future has arrived. Women are transforming public transportation every day. This general session brings together some of the most powerful women in our industry to discuss their journeys to the top, and how you can follow their lead. Help APTA redefine the meaning of “power breakfast” by starting off your day at this energetic, inspiring panel discussion. Last day to register is Monday, October 7, 2019.
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Book Club Meeting #2

Book Title: Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
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Emerging Women Leaders On-Site Training Series - 6 Ways to Develop a Change Leader Mindset

Whether it’s a large-scale disruption or an everyday adjustment to the status quo, becoming a transformational change leader starts with managing yourself and then, leading others. Acquire self-management tools to fearlessly navigate change, and coaching skills to guide and inspire others as they adapt. Speaker: Selena Rezvani, Vice President of Consulting and Research, Be Leaderly.
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Emerging Women Leaders On-Site Training Series - Ask a Leader Anything

Do I really need an MBA to be a leader? Is it a ‘career killer’ to say no to a role with relocation? How important is global experience? Join our candid Ask Me Anything session featuring top executives who’ve seen a thing or two…and bring your own leadership questions! This hour-long Q&A will offer fresh advice on everything from managing critical career relationships to unwritten rules that help you advance. Speakers: To be announced.
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