"Active for Life" Office Open for Business
STPP Launches Reauthorization Website
EPA Publishes 'Getting To Smart Growth'
Mayor Daley's Bicycling Ambassadors
Spanish Cyclists Blunt Anti-Bike Legislation
Sec. Mineta to Address National Bike Summit
Belmond (Ia) is the Place to Be!
PPS Offers Scholarships For Workshop
Oops! Centerlines Mum On Rumble Advisory
Mexico City's Historic District Goes Pedestrian
Calif. Radar Guns Aimed at Neighborhood Traffic
Cars Banned in Smog-Bound Northern Italy
Dallas-Ft. Worth's Berry Street to Get Facelift
Broward Co. (Fl) to Get 183 Mi. of Trails
Pedestrian-Friendly Ground Zero Proposal
Pay to Walk Across Golden Gate Bridge?
ACTIVE FOR LIFE OFFICE OPEN FOR BUSINESS
According to a Jan. 22nd news release, the School of Rural Public
Health (SRPH) at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
has launched a new program called "Active For Life," with support from
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The purpose is to help improve
physical activity levels in adults, age 50 and older.
The four-year $8.7-million grants program will operate under the
direction of Marcia Ory, who recently joined the faculty at the SRPH.
The National Program Office will provide technical assistance and
support for up to eight grants to be awarded to local, state, or
regional organizations who respond to the Active for Life Call for
"Over a four-year period, Active for Life grantee sites will recruit
1,000 people age 50 and older to participate in programs that will
test, replicate, and expand a research tested method to increase
physical activity among mid-life and older adults at the community
level. The grantees will work with one of two model strategies that
help participants incorporate physical activity into their daily
"These are models that have been successful in highly controlled
research settings. We are eager to investigate how effective the
interventions are for mid-life and older adults when implemented in
real-world community settings with more diverse populations."
For more information about Active for Life, visit:
or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
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STPP LAUNCHES REAUTHORIZATION WEBSITE
According to the Feb. 12th news release from the Surface
Transportation Policy Project, "STPP launched a new website this
morning, tea3.org. The site will keep you posted on the hearing
schedule, policy issues, and other developments in the TEA21
reauthorization process. The current news item is an analysis of
the Bush budget.
"In addition, a new report is available on our transact.org website,
"The 2002 Summary of Safe Routes to School Programs in the United
States". It includes an inventory of safe routes to schools programs
currently underway around the country. The report was a project of
Transportation Alternatives, produced in conjunction with STPP and
funded by Bikes Belong, League of American Bicyclists, the National
Center for Bicycling and Walking, and the Thunderhead Alliance of State
and Local Bicycle Advocates."
For more info, visit:
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EPA PUBLISHES 'GETTING TO SMART GROWTH'
According a recent news release from the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), "'Getting to Smart Growth: 100 Policies for
Implementation' is a new publication in the ongoing smart growth series
from the Smart Growth Network and the International City/County
Management Association (ICMA). The policy guide was officially released
at the Partners for Smart Growth conference by EPA Administrator
Christine Todd Whitman on January 24, 2002. Whitman said the
publication 'is especially valuable because it will help communities
turn smart growth ideas into action.'
"This 100-page resource serves as a 'roadmap' for states and
communities that have recognized the need for smart growth, but are
unclear on how to achieve it. The document provides ten policy options
to achieve each of the ten Smart Growth Principles endorsed by the
Smart Growth Network. For example, to achieve the smart growth
objective of mixed land uses, communities are offered policy options
ranging from efforts to encourage employees to live near their work, to
the adoption of parallel building codes to foster more innovative
design, to the conversion of declining commercial centers into
mixed-use developments. Each policy is supported with 'Practice Tips'
which offer additional resources or brief case studies of communities
that have applied the approach to achieve smart growth. A matrix
demonstrates how each policy can achieve multiple smart growth
A free hard copy may be obtained by contacting Juanita Smith at (202)
260-6226; via e-mail at email@example.com; or by faxing your
request to (202) b260-0174. It is also available free online at:
http://www.smartgrowth.org or http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth
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MAYOR DALEY'S BICYCLING AMBASSADORS
According to the ChicagoLand Bicycle Federation's website, "From May
through October, 2001, the City of Chicago deployed four outreach
specialists known as Mayor Daley's Bicycling Ambassadors. Their goals:
- Cut the number of bicycling-related injuries.
-Through education, help all users -- bike riders, motorists, and
pedestrians better share roads and off-road paths.
- Create more livable neighborhoods by helping more people to bicycle.
"Working in teams of two or more, the Ambassadors made over 100
appearances at events city-wide, reaching approximately 9,600 people
directly and an additional 700,000 via the news media. Most of the
people in direct contact with the Ambassadors received bike-safety and
encouragement publications that described elements of the Ambassador
According to Dave Glowacz of the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation, "The
33-page report, with photos throughout, shows how the Ambassadors
brought bicycling education to 10,000 people in face-to-face contacts.
When it debuted last year the Bicycling Ambassadors program became the
first public-outreach effort of its kind in the United States. The
Chicagoland Bicycle Federation operates Mayor Daley's Bicycling
Ambassadors under contract to the Chicago Dept. of Transportation."
The Program's 2001 Report is available at:
CBF's Dave Glowacz may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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SPANISH CYCLISTS BLUNT ANTI-BIKE LEGISLATION
According to the Feb. issue of T&E Bulletin, a publication of the
European Federation for Transport and Environment, "Cycle campaigners
in Spain are celebrating a partial victory against a law introduced
three years ago which the cycling community saw as 'anti-cyclist.' The
1999 Law for the Adaptation of Transport Norms to Cycling was seen by
many as a package of measures hostile to cyclists, with the potential
to be repeated in other countries. But a coalition of sports, leisure
and transport cyclists has gained several concessions in the Reform of
the Spanish Transport Law which came into force last month.
"Hildegard Resinger from ConBici, which coordinates various groups
representing people who use cycles as a means of transport, said: 'When
Miguel Indurain won the Tour de France it unleashed a wave of cycling
fever in Spain. This law was an attempt to make the roads safer with
all these new cyclists on them, but in reality the law should have been
called the Adaptation of Cycling to Transport Norms.'..."
To read the rest of the story, download a PDF copy of the latest issue,
following this link:
To subscribe to the electronic version (free), send an e-mail to
mailto:email@example.com containing only the following text: "subscribe
bulletin-english" (without the quotes). Do not send a signature, and
leave the message header (subject line) blank.
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SEC. MINETA TO ADDRESS NATIONAL BIKE SUMMIT
According to a Feb. 8th release from the League of American
Bicyclists, "U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Minute will
offer the keynote luncheon address at the National Bike Summit on March
6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in
Washington, DC. The audience will include hundreds of bicycle
advocates, bicycle industry leaders, as well as transportation, public
health and environmental professionals gathered to develop a common
agenda that promotes bicycling throughout our country. The 2002
National Bike Summit, March 6-8, will build on the inaugural Summit's
success with expanded programming and workshops and a full day of
meetings with Members of Congress.
"Elisa Margolis, Executive Director of the League, said, 'We are
delighted that Secretary Minute will address the Summit participants.
As one of the original authors of the ISTEA legislation, he understands
the need for balanced transportation and the importance of
For more information, go to:
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BELMOND (IA) IS THE PLACE TO BE!
Realtors in some communities have come to appreciate the value of
short travel distances and walkable communities. For example, First
Realty Homes touts the benefits of locating in Belmond, Iowa, by
pointing out the covered sidewalks and colored crosswalks. Other
features they mention include a compact downtown with many shops, and
more. As they say, "With its small town pride, Belmond is a warm
community, which opens its doors to everyone. Belmond has the
convenience of shopping, schools and medical facilities without having
to travel long distances. The city has a unique downtown with covered
sidewalks and colored crosswalks. It truly is the place to be!"
To see what's up in Belmond go to:
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PPS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PLACE-MAKING WORKSHOP
According to a recent news release, Project for Public Spaces has
launched a new "MAKING PLACES Scholarship Fund: "The Scholarship Fund
will enable people of limited means to attend our popular 'How to Turn
a Place Around' training course. The two-day training course is based
on our broad experience and research in community-based planning and
decision-making, which has helped more than 1,000 communities in 46
U.S. states and 12 countries to 'turn their places around.'"
The Making Place Scholarship Fund is primarily devoted to the training
course itself; although PPS plans to fund stipends for two internships
at PPS to help prepare the course; the interns would then attend the
course as well.
For more info, go to:
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OOPS! CENTERLINES MUM ON RUMBLE ADVISORY
Recently a reader pointed out that we hadn't covered the new
12/20/01 FHWA "Technical Advisory on Shoulder Rumble Strips." While we
have been readying a piece for the next NCBW Forum (#54), somehow the
CenterLines mention slipped through the cracks, for which we apologize.
In any event, the Technical Advisory contains "information on
state-of-the-practice for the design and installation of shoulder
rumble strips and provides guidelines for their use on appropriate
rural segments of the National Highway System (NHS)." Further, it
supersedes the information on shoulder rumble strips contained in a
Feb. 2, 1990 Technical Advisory (T 5040.29.
As with many reports, there are positives and negatives. Mac Elliot of
the Ace's Human Power Transportation Committee expressed concerns
about the harshness of the rumbles and the recommendation to use gaps
between sets of rumble strips instead of using a gentler design
overall. He also pointed out that FHWA goes along with rumbles on very
narrow shoulders if a minimum 1-ft clear area remains between the
rumble strip and the edge line for cyclist to ride. Dwight Kingsbury of
the Florida DOT bicycle/pedestrian program saw the Advisory as "not
bad" and pointed out that FHWA made no recommendation that rumble
strips be applied to non-freeway facilities, except when an engineering
study suggests they would reduce crash rates. Don Burrell of the OKI
Regional Council of Governments in Cincinnati said that his agency was
in general "agreement with the guidelines."
As mentioned above, we will be covering the Advisory in detail in the
NCBW Forum. In the meantime, to see the Advisory for yourself, go to:
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-> "Freedom of movement is the very essence of our free society...once
the right to travel is curtailed, all other rights suffer." -- Former
Supreme Court Justice William Douglas
-> "In Denmark, prices could get so high that the Danish will all be
going round on bicycles," -- Alfredo Filipina, director of
communications at auto industry committee ACEA. (in reference to an EU
proposal that could raise car prices in Denmark.
MEXICO CITY'S HISTORIC DISTRICT GOES PEDESTRIAN
According to a Feb. 13th AP story, "Mexico City officials unveiled a
plan to restore the city's 700-year-old historic district, bringing
life back to the center built upon foundations laid by the Aztecs in
1325. The plan, announced at a news conference Tuesday, will focuses on
a 30- block area surrounding the former Convent of San Francisco,
North America's first convent, some of whose remains still exist
scattered among more modern buildings.
The area chosen for the first, $50-million stage covers about
one-quarter of the two-square-mile, founded by the Aztecs. The area has
500 street vendors, said center borough president Dolores Padierna.
'We're going to offer them alternative spaces in which to sell,' she
said. 'We're not going to violently expel them.'
"New sidewalks and streetlights are planned. More police are also
planned to deal with the area's crime problem. To solve the area's
other major dilemma -- choking auto traffic-- the government is
considering closing a heavily trafficked street that runs outside the
former convent and turn it into a pedestrian mall..."
Title: "Mexico City Unveils Restoration Plan"
Author: Mark Stevenson
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CALIF. RADAR GUNS AIMED AT NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC
According to a Feb. 4th story on KPIX-TV, "It may be easier than
ever to get a speeding ticket in Palo Alto (CA). Traffic zips along
Alma Street in Palo Alto at 50 miles an hour, where the speed limit is
35. For people who live along this residential thoroughfare, venturing
out the front driveway is always risky. 'It's really dangerous for
kids,' said Palo Alto resident Carmen Sandoval. "They have to be
indoors all the time.'
"But a change in state law now makes it easier for local police to
crack down on speeders. The radar gun is now in use on streets that had
been off-limits to radar. State law had prohibited radar in areas were
people consistently drove faster than the limit. The intent of the law
was to prevent speed traps.
"'In the past, there were many residential streets, or
quasi-residential thoroughfares where we couldn't work the radar,' said
Dan Ryan of the Palo Alto Police Department. 'People were speeding, and
neighbors were complaining. But the only alternative we had was raise
the speed limit or not work with radar.'
"A change in the law now allows radar on streets with a high density of
homes, or a great deal of pedestrian or bicycle traffic. On one Palo
Alto road, the number of speeding tickets handed out has increased 400%
in the past three months. Traffic engineers are looking to expand the
use of radar on more city streets in the coming months."
Author: Tony Russomanno
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CARS BANNED IN SMOG-BOUND NORTHERN ITALY
According to a Jan. 22nd ENN WorldWire News story, " Authorities in
Italy's northern Lombardy region urged drivers to leave their cars at
home for three days in an attempt to cut soaring pollution made worse
by dry, cold weather. Lombardy has already ordered a ban on private
vehicle use for 12 hours on Sunday, the third such ban this winter.
Regional president, Roberto Formigoni, urged drivers to use other
transport on Saturday and Monday as well. 'The president would like
people to avoid using their cars on these two days too,' said a
spokesman for the regional government. 'Unlike Sunday, this is not
Original source: Reuters
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DALLAS-FT. WORTH'S BERRY STREET TO GET FACELIFT
According to a Feb. 13th story in the Dallas-Ft. Worth
Star-Telegram, " Imagine Berry Street with the best qualities of
downtown - a well-landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area where
businesses, restaurants and attractions are easily accessible. That's
what Linda Clark and members of the Berry Street Initiative hope to
accomplish. 'We want a piece of downtown on Berry Street,' said Clark,
former chairwoman of the Berry Street Initiative. A key step to that is
inclusion of their master plan in the city's Comprehensive Plan, a
blueprint to guide municipal growth.
"On Tuesday, Clark and a handful of other residents spoke in favor of
the plan to City Council members. Council members could approve the
2002 plan, an update to the 2000 version, as early as Feb. 26. 'Our
hope in 2003 is that phase one of the Berry Street [renovations] would
be added,' Clark said. 'This plan is proof that we are heard, that we
are working as a team.'..."
Archive search: http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/archives/
Cost: Yes (after 7 days)
Title: "Berry Street proposal considered"
Author: Anna M. Tinsley
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BROWARD CO. (FL) TO GET 183 MI. OF TRAILS
According to a Feb. 12th story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel,
"People soon will be able to skate on trails through the Everglades
conservation area, stroll along the banks of the C-14 Canal and bike
without any fear of cars from suburban homes to downtown Fort
"Plans to build five major greenways received the go-ahead Tuesday from
county commissioners in the first step toward the creation of a network
of trails, waterways and pedestrian paths that crisscross Broward
County. The goal is to develop natural corridors that link
neighborhoods, restore blighted areas and offer residents new
"The five greenways cover 183 miles and will include trailheads at
local parks with drinking fountains, benches and picnic tables.
Commissioners agreed to spend $2.4 million to design the greenways and
laid out a plan to tap federal and state highway aid, impact fees, gas
taxes and park money to pay for the full $46 million price tag..."
Archive search: http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/sun_sentinel/
Title: "Broward approves network of 183 miles of trails for bikers,
Author: Scott Wyman
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PEDESTRIAN-FRIENDLY GROUND ZERO PROPOSAL
According to a Feb. 13th story in the Village Voice, one proposal
for rebuilding Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Center
disaster, is to create a "mixed use" area that "reinvigorates the term
with its original meaning."
"NYU professor Andrew Ross took this tack at a recent forum on
rebuilding at Columbia University. 'Mixed-use zoning for mixed incomes
provides the only planning instrument that can encourage the utopian
balance between residents, visitors, and strangers in free flow,' he
said, sounding like Jacobs herself.
"His sense that the rebuilding must, as testament to a democratic city,
create space for a mixed-income population is vital. Ross favors
bringing back the city grid. The project should at least return human
scale elements to Lower Manhattan, inviting pedestrian access and
freeing us from years of overbearing towers shadowing windswept
concrete plazas. The Department of City Planning could invoke its
dormant progressive zoning powers to accomplish these feats..."
Archive search: Use "Search" window
Title: "Rebuilding at Ground Zero"
Author: Andrew Friedman
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PAY TO WALK ACROSS GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE?
According to a Feb. 11th KPIX-TV story, "The view from the Golden
Gate Bridge may be priceless -- but not for long. Bridge directors are
debating whether to make bicyclists and pedestrians pay a toll, along
with cars and trucks. The bridge district is facing some big bills for
increased security and seismic retrofitting. The directors have also
been considering hiking the $3 dollar drivers' toll to as much as $5
Title: "A Bridge Stroll Could Soon Cost You"
Author: Joe Belden
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And now for something completely different:
" . . . the tremendous success of the fast food industry has encouraged
other industries to adopt similar business methods. The basic thinking
behind fast food has become the operating system of today's retail
wiping out small businesses, obliterating regional differences, and
spreading identical stores throughout the country like a
"America's main streets and malls now boast the same Pizza Huts and Taco
Bells, Gaps and Banana Republics, Starbucks and Jiffy-Lubes, Foot
Snip N' Clips, Sunglass Huts, and Hobbytown USAs. Almost every facet of
American life has now been franchised or chained..."
NYT Review of "Fast Food Nation" by Eric Schlosser
"ACCOMMODATING NON-MOTORIZED TRAVEL"
A California DOT policy from the Deputy Director
"BICYCLE BOULEVARD DESIGN TOOLS AND GUIDELINES"
A Public Review Draft Report on the Berkeley, CA, network of seven
bicycle boulevards. For PDFs of the chapters, go to:
The City of Berkeley (CA) Bicycle Boulevard Page
How to Design and Implement Transportation Solutions in Low-Income
"CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAYS AS BIKEWAYS"
The Arizona DOT policy on bicycle access to freeways, available at:
"PHYSICIANS' PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ASSESSMENT AND COUNSELING PRACTICES"
A study of North Dakota primary-care practitioners.
"BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN DETECTION"
Draft Evaluation Test Plan by Minn. Dot for FHWA
"RESOURCE GUIDE OF PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE SAFETY LAWS"
A new NHTSA report that looks at pedestrian and bicycle provisions in
the Uniform Vehicle Code and cross-references them with state
"THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY EVALUATION HANDBOOK"
A new CDC resource that "outlines the six basic steps of program
evaluation and illustrates each step with physical activity program
February 20, 2002, Smart Growth for Municipal Planners, audio seminar.
Info: New Urban News at:
February 27 - March 1, 2002, Metropolitan Transportation Planning
Course, Newington CT. Info: Susan Winter, National Transit Institute,
(732) 932-1700, ext.17.
February 27 - March 1, 2002, 16th National Conference on Chronic Disease
Prevention and Control: Cultivating Healthier Communities, through
research, policy and practice, Atlanta, GA. Info:
March 6-8, Second National Bike Summit, Washington DC. Info: League of
American Bicyclists, 1612 K Street NW, Suite 401, Washington, DC
20006-2082; voice: (202) 822-1333; fax: (202) 822-1334; email:
March 25-27, 2002, National Conference on Aging & Mobility, Scottsdale,
AZ. Info: Maureen DeCindis, Transportation Planner II, Maricopa
Association of Governments, 302 N. First Ave, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ.
85003; voice: (602) 452-5073; fax: (602) 254-6490; email:
April 8-10, Nevada's First Bicycle & Pedestrian Conference, Reno NV.
Info: Eric Glick, State Pedestrian & Bicycle Program Manager, 5151 S
Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701; voice: (775) 888-RIDE; fax:
(775) 888-7207; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 25-26, 2002, How to Turn a Place Around training course, New
York, NY. Info: Harriet Festing, Project for Public Spaces, 153 Waverly
Place, 4th floor, New York, NY 10014; voice: (212) 620-5660; email:
May 8-9, 2002, Third Walk21 International Walking Conference, San
Sebastian, Spain. Info: Carlos Suso Beitia, Technical Secretariat,
Congress WALK 21, email: email@example.com
May 13-15, 2002, Context Sensitive Solutions training course, Rutgers
University Inn, New Brunswick, NJ. Info: Harriet Festing, Project for
Public Spaces, 153 Waverly Place, 4th floor, New York, NY 10014; voice:
(212) 620-5660; email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
June 3-5, 2002, Bicycle Education Leaders Conference, Madison, WI.
Info: League of American Bicyclists, 1612 K Street NW, Suite 401,
Washington, DC 20006-2082; voice: (202) 822-1333; fax: (202) 822-1334;
June 5-7, 2002, 20th National Conference on Health Education and Health
Promotion, New Orleans, LA. Info: Sonya H. Geathers, M.A.,
NCCDPHP/DNPA, voice: (770) 488-5152.
August 1-31, 2002, Bikesummer2002, Portland, OR. Info: BikeSummer
Portland, P.O. Box 786, Portland OR 97207; email:
September 3-6, 2002, ProBike/ProWalk02, the 12th International
Symposium on Bicycling and Walking, St. Paul, MN.
September 23-26, 2002, 5th Symposium of the International Urban Planning
and Environment Assn, Oxford, UK. Info: Lynne Mitchell, OCSD, Oxford
Brookes University, Gipsy Lane Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK;
voice: 01865 484296 Fax: 01865 483298
JOB > TRAILS OFFICE MANAGER. -- TART TRAILS, INC.
TART Trails, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, has created a new
position for an Office Manager (30 hours/wk). We are seeking to recruit
an enthusiastic person with a positive attitude towards recreation and
transportation trails to work in our new downtown Traverse City office.
Join an exciting and friendly organization with an inspiring purpose.
Qualified candidates should have excellent organizational and
communication skills and enjoy working both independently and with the
public. A broad range of responsibilities include database management,
correspondence, event coordination, and fundraising support. Bachelor's
Please send a resume, salary requirements, and a letter of interest to:
TART Trails, Inc., PO Box 252, Traverse City, Michigan 49685. For
further information, please email email@example.com or call Bob at
231-941-4300. Closing date for the receipt of applications is Feb 26,
JOB > FIELD OFFICE PGM MGR -- RTC
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a national, nonprofit
organization providing technical assistance to agencies, government and
local trail groups to acquire, design and develop trails; promoting the
use of trails as a component of creating livable communities with
close-to-home transportation and recreation potential; working at the
federal, state and local level on trail and greenway policy and funding
The Program Manager position requires a person who is excited about the
opportunity to promote trails in an effort to build more livable
communities throughout California and who will dive into the challenges
that come with working in a small, feisty non-profit. The nature of the
field office also requires someone who can work well in a team-oriented
office setting. This person will be expected to develop expertise in
all major areas of RTC's work, including providing technical assistance
to communities to help develop, fund and build rail-trails, and
promoting legislation and policies at the local, state and national
level that help create trails and greenways. Requirements: This senior
level position reports to the State Director and requires someone with
significant experience in some combination of the following
backgrounds: parks & recreation, public health or transportation
policy; land use planning/conservation/advocacy; landscape
architecture; non-profit management and resource development.
Familiarity with California politics and smart growth issues a plus.
Compensation depends on experience. RTC provides excellent
health, dental and vacation benefits. To apply send cover letter,
resume and salary requirements to: Search Committee (PrgMgr),
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 26 O'Farrell St., Suite 400, San Francisco,
CA 94108. Position open until filled. We plan to begin interviews in
mid-January. Info: Amanda Eaken (415) 397-2220.
JOB > BICYCLE PGM SPECIALIST/PROJECT MGR -- WASH. D.C.
Duties will include coordinating development of multi-use trails and
bicycle routes; reviewing technical, regulatory and legal materials;
coordinating with neighboring jurisdictions and District and Federal
government officials; preparing position papers, grant and operational
proposals, letters, and reports; developing annual budget requests;
assessing project status, analyzes performance and progress; preparing
periodic status reports and briefing papers; developing materials and
strategies specifically geared towards the public and interest groups.
Considerations may include traffic right-of-way, street and bridge
design, and construction engineering.
Ranking factors: 1. Ability and initiative to manage a large, complex,
design and construction project. 2. Knowledge of trail and bikeway
planning and all applicable planning and design standards and
guidelines. 3. Knowledge of transportation and urban planning to analyze
and plan trails and bikeways in a broader planning context. 4. Knowledge
of contractual procedures and requirements to ensure the attainment of
program specifications. 5. Ability to effectively communicate with
others both orally and in writing. Salary range is $43,874 to $56,510.
For more information, contact Jim Sebastian at: firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB > PLANNER COORD./SR PLANNER -- MD-NCPPC
Montgomery County Park and Planning Department in Silver Spring,
Maryland, seeks experienced planner/engineer to lead efforts in bicycle
planning and support efforts in travel demand management. Education and
experience: Minimum requirements include a Masters Degree in Regional,
Urban or Land-Use Planning, Engineering, or related field of study and
minimum of three years of progressively responsible transportation
planning experience for the Coordinator level. Excellent benefits and
ideal work environment. Starting salary for the Coordinator level is
$43,654 to $56,761. Submit resume, cover letter with salary history,
SSN, to: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Attn:
Recruiter, Planner Coordinator (Transportation) #11502 Employment and
Testing Office, 6611 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20731 Fax: 301
454-1404; e-mail: email@example.com website:
http://www.mc-mncppc-org For questions regarding this position or the
M-NCPPC, call Richard Hawthorne, Chief, Transportation Planning at
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