Applications Open: Emerging Leaders in Transportation Fellowship 2022

Applications Open: Emerging Leaders in Transportation Fellowship 2022


The Emerging Leaders in Transportation fellowship program aims to enhance the toolkit of early-career employees to make transportation more efficient, effective and people-oriented.

In this competitive fellowship program, participants will learn from top transportation and management professionals to enhance leadership skills, communication techniques and policy work to bring innovative ideas into practice.

The 2022 program will take place on October 19, 20 and 21 *in person* at New York University's C2SMART Center, and will include one off-site facility tour.

Please note the 2022 Emerging Leaders in Transportation program is subject to postponement depending on local health department guidelines at the time of the program. Attendees must comply with the NYU Visitors Policy, visible here.


Apply at this form by August 21st, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.


The agenda includes:

  • Leadership sessions, where emerging leaders will collaborate on long-term leadership goals and developing innovative projects and ideas within an organization
  • A behind-the-scenes visit to a major transportation facility for hands-on learning about industry goals and challenges
  • A networking reception with Emerging Leaders alumni

Discussion topics will include: leadership, innovation, communications, building support for innovation, and practical applications. Sessions will include talks from and with esteemed professionals and group discussions and exercises. Participants will develop plans to introduce innovative solutions or concepts within their workplaces.

View 2019’s Emerging Leaders here, and a program recap here


Application Timeline:

  • July 14: Application period opens
  • August 21, 11:59 p.m. Eastern: Applications due
  • Mid-September: Selection notification
  • October 19-21: Fellowship program



  • The Emerging Fellows program is open to current transportation professionals with up to 10 years of experience.
  • There is no cost for participating in the program.
  • Applicants are welcome from any location; however, we are unable to subsidize travel or lodging for participants.
  • No AICP or other continuing education credit is available for this program.
  • Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply. Past participants are ineligible.
  • Students are welcome to apply; preference will be given to applicants with full-time work experience.
  • Participants must be able to attend the entire program.

Please email with any questions.

This program is supported by a grant from the C2SMART University Research Center.



East Side Access Tour

Emerging Leaders of 2018 tours the East Side Access construction facility