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Transportation YOU

Transportation YOU

A joint initiative with the Dept. of Transportation. Learn More »

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WTS offers executive leaders an opportunity to grow their business while supporting the industry.  Learn More »

WTS DC 2017 Board Members

WTS-DC 2017 Board Members

Thank you to WTS-DC's 2017 Board Members for their hard work and commitment to growing the chapter's membership, professional development, networking and scholarship opportunities.

Professional Development

Professional Development

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



WTS-DC provides unprecedented access to the highest levels of the transportation industry (in fact, many WTS-DC members are top leaders in the industry), and members are poised to create professional alliances that will further their career paths.



WTS-DC is turning the glass ceiling into a transportation career portal, awarding $8,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships in 2017.


Welcome to WTS' Washington, D.C. Chapter

For over 40 years, WTS-DC has continued to provide opportunities for transportation professionals to connect with one another and grow in their careers. Founded in 1977, our membership includes planners, engineers, landscape architects, policy makers, government leaders, communications and outreach professionals, and students committed to promoting the WTS mission of attracting, sustaining, connecting, and advancing women's careers to strengthen the transportation industry. 


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Featured News

WTS-DC Wins Diversity Award and Achieves Gold in the Circle of Excellence

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - WTS-DC President Adrienne Ameel (Kimley-Horn), Immediate Past-President Avital Barnea (U.S. DOT), and Vice President Neela Babu (WSP) attended the 2018 WTS-International Annual Conference in San Diego where they accepted the 2018 Gold Chapter award. Gold is the highest level of standing for a chapter to achieve each year.
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2018 Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit Concludes

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - The WTS Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit was held in Washington, DC from June 20th-June 24th. This annual conference is designed to introduce, inspire, and guide young women from across the country toward a college future in STEM studies (science, technology, engineering, and math) and a career in the transportation industry.
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WTS-DC 2018 Call for Nominations for Recognition Awards

Friday, June 29, 2018 - We encourage everyone to consider nominees for the full range of categories below. Please take a few moments to participate. Don't let anyone's exemplary accomplishments go unsung! WTS-DC has streamlined the nominations process this year. Just click on the award category name below to nominate one or many deserving transportation professionals and companies. Please note that you cannot save and return to the form. We suggest that you view the form and gather the requested information before fi
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Upcoming Events



WTS-DC: Disability Independence: How to Make Transportation Truly Accessible

Join WTS-DC on July 26, as we celebrate Disability Independence Day - the day that commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. An ASL interpreter will be available at the event, courtesy of Amtrak.
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Accelerating Innovation: Rethinking Transportation Financing Annual YPT-WTS-TRF Event

Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT-DC), Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS-DC), and the Transportation Research Forum (TRF-DC) are partnering to host their 9th annual joint summer event.
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