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July 11, 2014

Transportation proves effective vehicle for executive advancement in L.A.

"Los Angeles is exceptional when you look at the number of women in high-level executive positions in transportation,” explains WTS-LA president Lynda Bybee.


April 8, 2014

WTS to honor Boston transit chief, FTA

Presenting its Recognition Awards for 2014 to MBTA’s Dr. Beverly Scott as Woman of the Year; Jeannie Lee, project manager, OCTA, as Member of the Year; Claudia Folska, PhD, Denver RTD board of directors, the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, and the FTA as Employer of the Year.


February 6, 2014

WTS announces Cokie Roberts as 2014 conference keynote

The best-selling author and award-winning journalist will speak at WTS International’s annual conference, which will take place from May 14 to 16 in Portland, Ore.


January 30, 2014

HDR increases partnership with WTS International

A historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level.


January 2, 2014

N.Y. mayor-elect taps Trottenberg to run city’s transportation

Polly Trottenberg will be the new DOT Commissioner, replacing Janette Sadik-Khan, who served six years as Commissioner under outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Trottenberg has served as the Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation since January 2013.


September 20, 2013

Former Transportation Sec. LaHood honored by WTS

WTS International’s Navigator Award recognize the achievements of an individual or organization for extraordinary efforts to attract, retain and advance women in the transportation industry. LaHood is the first recipient of the award.


June 17, 2013

WTS to host transportation 'Youth Summit'

Includes visit to the U.S. DOT; one-on-one meetings with high-profile female U.S. DOT executives; and tours of other transportation central intelligence centers,


May 30, 2013

WTS International conference attendance up 25%

Additionally, 40% of attendees were first-time participants, and there was a sharp increase in sponsorship with 30% more companies participating and, of the 50-plus participating sponsors, at least 20 of them were new.


February 19, 2013

LaHood wins WTS International award

The Navigator Award was created by WTS International to recognize the achievements of an individual or organization for extraordinary efforts to attract, retain and advance women in the transportation industry.


January 15, 2013

WTS International adds keynote speaker for conference

Dr. Mae Jemison joins Gloria Steinem, the iconic leader of the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s, who will also be addressing conference attendees in the spring.


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