News Tagged With: women-s-transportation-seminar
1-10 of 10

April 10, 2014

Central Texas' high-capacity transit plan wins innovation award

The Project Connect plan projects include regional rail, bus rapid transit, urban rail, managed lanes and other high-capacity modes.


January 23, 2014

WTS’ transportation program for girls gains private co. support

Consultancy firm Lea+Elliott, will subsidize the full Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit, program for several of the attendees, while Southwest Airlines will provide travel to help more young women get to the summit.


March 7, 2013

Valley Metro CEO honored with diversity award

Stephen R. Banta was recognized for his contribution to advancing female and minority leadership at the agency.


May 23, 2011

WTS names FRA official ‘Woman of the Year’

Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator Karen Rae was selected by the Women’s Transportation Seminar for her 35 years of knowledge and expertise, and her decades of leadership building transit and passenger rail systems across the country.


May 13, 2011

WTS, U.S. DOT launch girls’ education initiative

The joint initiative will kick off at the Women’s Transportation Seminar annual awards dinner on May 18 in San Francisco. It will introduce girls ages 13 to 18 to a variety of transportation careers through hands‐on interactive activities and mentoring programs.


March 7, 2011

WTS honors Valley Metro Executive Director

Dave Boggs was named the 2010 Womens’ Transportation Seminar Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter Member of the Year at the annual awards and scholarship ceremony. For more than nine years, Boggs has supported the chapter and participated in the mentorship program.


January 19, 2011

WTS Foundation appoints CEO

Marcia Ferranto also serves as President and CEO of WTS International. She will now manage the functions of the WTS Foundation in addition to WTS International, which she has led since February 2010.


May 20, 2010

Initiative encourages women to pursue transportation careers

Will support the advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through a strategic partnership between the U.S. DOT and the Women’s Transportation Seminar International.


May 27, 2009

Women's seminar launches foundation

Will replace WTS Scholarship as the 501(c)(3) organization supporting WTS in its endeavors to advance women in transportation through contributions that invest in scholarships to women seeking transportation-related graduate and undergraduate degrees.


December 22, 2008

Calif. High-Speed Rail deputy director named ‘Woman of the Year’

Annual award honors “a woman who is an outstanding role model and has contributed to the advancement of women and minorities in transportation.”


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - August 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Paratransit Survey: Operators Grapple with Funding Retention
  • Temsa Vehicles Bring Smoother, Quieter Riders to U.S. Market
  • Ridership Growth Spurs Twin City’s Transit to Expand Services
    And much more…
  • DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue