2018 Transportation Scavenger Hunt


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Date/Time:
Saturday, October 20, 2018
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Location:
Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront, Brooklyn,

Event Type: Other


Join fellow members of the APA’s New York Metro Chapter and members of the Young Professionals in Transportation NYC Chapter for the sixth annual Transportation Scavenger Hunt! Teams of 3-6 people will scour Brooklyn-Queens between the Queensboro Bridge and the Williamsburg Bridge in search of answers to clues about the neighborhoods’ transportation history.

This year we are partnering with Urban Archive, a location-based mobile platform that empowers New Yorkers to learn about history where it happened. The app brings together the digital collections of New York City’s museums, archives, and libraries in an easy-to-use resource built for discovery. Teams will use the app’s historic photos and our organizers’ written clues to ‘check in’ to locations throughout our hunt zone. You can also upload your own photos to show what sites look like today. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams during a networking event at the end of the hunt.

Details and signup here! – RSVPs required

When: Saturday, October 20th, 2018

1:30-3:30 (Hunt)

3:30-5:30 (Networking Reception)

Things to Note

  • At least one person per team must have an iPhone running iOS 10.0 or later to participate
  • You can form teams ahead of time or sign up as an individual and we will assign you a team the day of the hunt.
  • The event is free but you must RSVP and be a member of YPT or APA-NYM to participate.

Meeting Location at 1:30 PM, North Williamsburg Ferry Landing:

East River, just off of North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY 11249

Ending Location at 3:30 PM, Bierocracy, 12-23 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City NY 11101

This event is limited to 40 participants so be sure to sign up as soon as possible. You must be an active member of either YPT-NYC or APA-NYM, to participate. You must select a ticket that corresponds with your membership affiliation. Registrations will be checked against member lists. A waitlist for tickets will be maintained, and you must be a YPT or APA member to gain a spot on the waitlist.