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#439 Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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CenterLines is the bi-weekly e-newsletter of the National Center for Bicycling & Walking, a program of Project for Public Spaces. CenterLines is our way of quickly delivering news and information you can use to create more walkable and bicycle-friendly communities.

T-H-E--N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L-&-I-N-T-E-R-N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L--S-C-E-N-E
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----- 8 Best Cycling Innovations from Velo-city 2017
----- Perth, Australia Bicycling Infrastructure
----- Toronto Area, Canada: Walk the Last Mile Trails Link to Transit
----- Not All Pedestrians Walk
----- How to Share the Roads w/ Large Trucks & Buses Campaign
----- Anti-Smog Bikes Proposed to Clean China's Air
----- PlacesForBikes Conference Slides Highlight Key Trends

R-E-G-I-O-N-A-L and L-O-C-A-L--A-C-T-I-O-N-S
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----- Jaywalking Enforcement, Racial Profiling & Police Violence
----- Nashville, TN Tackling Sidewalk Problem
----- NE DOT Designs Cyclist-Friendly Rumble Strips
----- Pop-Up Bike Network Leads to Permanent Change
----- OR Passes First Bicycle Tax
----- The Street Trust: Analysis of New OR Transportation Package
----- Denver, CO Mayor: Replace Public Works Dept w/ DOT & Mobility
----- Fort Worth Area MPO, TX: $34.2M in SRTS & Active Trans Projects
----- Palo Alto, CA $9.6 for Network of New Bike Boulevards

T-H-E--R-E-S-E-A-R-C-H--B-E-A-T
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----- Seattle, WA: Robust Crash Data Tool Updated Nightly
----- CT Crash Data Repository
----- Safety in Numbers & Safety by Design: A 'Virtuous Cycle'
----- CA Voters Want Safer Streets for All & Alternatives to Driving
----- What Do Drivers Really Think of Cyclists?
----- What's Keeping People From Using Bike-Share?
----- Melbourne, Australia Survey: Lack of Ped Crossings Top Concern
----- Gender Differences in Walking

R-E-S-O-U-R-C-E-S
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----- ACA Rumble Strip Recommendations & Resources
----- ITDP: TOD Standard
----- View/Add to TOD Creative Commons Photo Galleries
----- NACTO Urban Street Stormwater Guide
----- Alta: Electric Bicycle Share Feasibility Study
----- Searchable Map of All of National Recreation Trails
----- FHWA-NHI Speed Management Course
----- Benefits of Active Transportation Fact Sheet
----- High Line Network Shares Rail-to-Trail Expertise
----- Mobility Space Report Shows Space Allocations by Mode
----- European Policy Framework for Smart Public-Use Bike Sharing

N-E-W-S--S-E-C-T-I-O-N-S
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- The National Scene
- Regional Actions
- The Research Beat
- Quotes R Us
- Webinars and Seminars
- Resources
- Share What You Know
- Conferences
- Jobs, Grants & RFPs
- Housekeeping
- Contact Us

THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SCENE

8 BEST CYCLING INNOVATIONS FROM VELO-CITY 2017
-> The Guardian describes the 8 best cycling innovations that stood out at the recent Velo-City 2017 conference: dockless bike sharing; smart traffic lights; bike paths in high-rises; paying people to cycle; cobbled roads with smooth tarmac in the middle and cobbles on the sides to slow drivers down and encourage cyclists to take the lane; new intersections; harnessing user data; and solid tires. http://bit.ly/2sY9jaU

PERTH, AUSTRALIA BICYCLING INFRASTRUCTURE
-> A recent Bicycle Dutch blog entry describes bicycling infrastructure innovations and upgrades in Perth, Australia. The Government of Western Australia is investing AU$3 million (US$2.28 million) in the Safe Active Streets program (http://bit.ly/2sXVVnb) and a large part of the money goes to demonstration bicycle boulevards. Check out the descriptions, photos and video portrait of Cycling in Perth. http://bit.ly/2sXJs3f

TORONTO AREA, CANADA: WALK THE LAST MILE TRAILS LINK TO TRANSIT
-> Canada Walks reports Trail to GO is a network that connects 11 GO bus and train stations with over 300 km (186 mi) of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail across the Greater Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara regions. These connections are signed, active transportation-friendly routes. The shortest connection from Trail to GO station is less than 50 meters, and the longest is just 7kms (4.3 mi). http://bit.ly/2ufnSHw

NOT ALL PEDESTRIANS WALK
-> A Safe Routes to School National Partnership E-News article reports while many active transportation policies and plans focus almost exclusively on walking and biking, other human-powered ways of getting around the community tend to take an invisible back seat. A guest blog post (http://bit.ly/2ugBxOo) discusses how we can make our transportation network more equitable by including wheelchair users, skateboarders, and other human-powered movers in our planning, policies, and data sources. http://bit.ly/2ugDB9l

HOW TO SHARE THE ROADS W/ LARGE TRUCKS & BUSES CAMPAIGN
-> The AASHTO Journal reports that the American Bus Association, the AAA motor club and the American Trucking Associations have joined with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the "Our Roads, Our Safety" campaign. Their aim is to educate all pedestrians, bicyclists, passenger vehicle drivers and drivers of commercial vehicles on how to better share our roads and improve safety for all. The campaign focuses on making non-CMV drivers more aware of the differences the commercial vehicles face in fast-changing traffic conditions, but also provides tips to bicyclists and pedestrians. (http://bit.ly/2uffIPp) The partnership includes a dedicated, multi-page FMCSA website (http://bit.ly/2ufCnv0) that includes information on the stopping distances, blind spots and turning requirements of large trucks and buses, downloadable public service announcements and graphics plus social media content. It also provides state-by-state data on highway crashes involving large trucks, and the 10 states with the most fatalities from crashes involving trucks and buses. It also has a video on trucks' blind spots and how to pass large trucks. http://bit.ly/2ufzjPz

ANTI-SMOG BIKES PROPOSED TO CLEAN CHINA'S AIR
-> The Guardian reports a Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has announced the next phase of his Smog Free Project: a bike that sucks in polluted air, uses positive ionisation to purify it, and releases purified air in a cloud around the cyclist. Roosegaarde hopes that China's 29 increasingly popular bike-sharing programs will adopt smog-free bikes. http://bit.ly/2sXJF6i

PLACESFORBIKES CONFERENCE SLIDES HIGHLIGHT KEY TRENDS
-> PeopleFor Bikes provides 18 tantalizing bite-size tastes from its recent PlacesForBikes conference that highlight key trends. trends. Here are a few titles to temp you: The uneven distribution of bike infrastructure progress; Why networks matter, in one slide; How other countries' biking networks score; A one-slide explanation of a bike boulevard; and A simple, cheap design for interim walking space. http://bit.ly/2ufBJ0s


REGIONAL AND LOCAL ACTIONS

JAYWALKING ENFORCEMENT, RACIAL PROFILING & POLICE VIOLENCE
-> A Phoenix New Times article describes a recent incident in which two Mesa, AZ police officers beat up an African-American man they had accused of jaywalking. It also includes a blurry cell phone video of the beating. The events leading to the beating are in dispute. Regardless, pedestrians shouldn't be getting stopped by police officers simply because they're trying to cross the street. But even if the law is being enforced equitably, it still doesn't make sense. In a car-centric city like Phoenix, cracking down on jaywalking means targeting people who are the least likely to be able to afford a ticket. There's a way to fix this problem, and it involves designing streets better, not citing people for jaywalking or attempting to "educate" them about the risks involved. Unfortunately, the people who get around the Valley on foot don't tend to be the ones with the time or the political clout to contact their city leaders and demand improvements, which means their voices don't end up getting heard. http://bit.ly/2uNE2VK

Two days after the Mesa incident, a similar incident took place in Jacksonville, FL, where a police officer was caught on video threatening a young black man with jail time after he allegedly crossed the street without a walk signal. http://bit.ly/2uNBbMg

NASHVILLE, TN TACKLING SIDEWALK PROBLEM
-> Streetsblog reports only an estimated 37 percent (or 19 percent — calculations vary) of the Nashville, TN street network has sidewalks. Walking infrastructure is missing on about 1,900 miles of city streets. A new sidewalk ordinance to help fill gaps in the pedestrian network went into effect July 1. It requires developers of single family homes to construct sidewalks if the property is within the designated "urban area" of Nashville, if they build near a commercial center, or if the property abuts another property with sidewalks. If builders forego sidewalks, they will have to pay a fee — $178 per linear foot — which will go into a fund for sidewalk construction in targeted areas. Over time, the process set in motion by the bill should complete the sidewalk grid in much of Nashville. http://bit.ly/2uNMl3C

NE DOT DESIGNS CYCLIST-FRIENDLY RUMBLE STRIPS
-> The Lincoln Journal Star reports after months of working with cycling advocates, the NE DOT is redesigning its rumble strips. Instead of building highways with continuous rumble strips between the driving lane and shoulder, the state will start to break them up. New and resurfaced roads will have 40-foot stretches of rumble strips divided by 10-foot stretches of smooth pavement — room enough for cyclists to avoid roadkill and other debris.

The state will also change how it grinds roadside rumble strips, so they're not identical to center line strips. The result: A vehicle hitting the divots along the shoulder will make a distinct sound, so cyclists will know whether an approaching vehicle is swinging wide or bearing down behind them.

Finally, the state will add uniformity to where it puts rumble strips, giving cyclists more predictable shoulders. If a shoulder is at least 6 feet wide, the strip will be 16 inches wide and placed just outside the painted stripe on the side of the road. If it's less than 6 feet, the strip will be 8 inches wide and put directly over the stripe. http://bit.ly/2sXI4h0

[See Resources section for Adventure Cycling Association resources related to rumble strips and bicycle-friendly policies.]

POP-UP BIKE NETWORK LEADS TO PERMANENT CHANGE
-> Next City reports last September, Macon (GA) Connects, along with 80 volunteers, installed 8 miles of temporary bike lanes in downtown Macon. To give people a taste of what's possible, they installed five types, from sharrows to paint-buffered lanes to bollard-protected lanes. (See video and details: http://bit.ly/2ueYXUp) The number of bicyclists skyrocketed in the week the pop-up lanes were on the ground. Rider surveys found that people preferred the protected infrastructure over unprotected lanes and sharrows. Now the city is now finalizing plans to install a permanent bike lane downtown with more potentially on the horizon. http://bit.ly/2ueNm80

OR PASSES FIRST BICYCLE TAX
-> CityLab reports Oregon boasts the country's top share of bike commuters, the first per-mile driving fee program, and some of the cleanest urban air quality. With its newly passed transportation bill, it will also be the first state with a bicycle tax. Oregon, which does not levy regular sales taxes, will require buyers of new, adult-sized bikes priced $200 and up to pay $15 in excise taxes starting in the fall. With annual administration costs pegged at a mere $100,000, the tax is expected to raise $1.2 million a year for the Oregon DOT's Connect Oregon program, which helps fund projects serving multiple modes of transportation. http://bit.ly/2sXDhMd

THE STREET TRUST: ANALYSIS OF NEW OR TRANSPORTATION PACKAGE
-> The Street Trust reports they are thrilled the Oregon legislature released the most recent round of amendments to the statewide transportation package that includes an estimated $1.3 billion in transit, bike, and pedestrian investments over the next ten years. This is our opportunity to secure lasting investments in our shared priorities, including funding for public transit, bike and pedestrian trails, and Safe Routes to School. Check out their analysis of the transportation package: http://bit.ly/2ugHLOw

DENVER, CO MAYOR: REPLACE PUBLIC WORKS DEPT W/ DOT & MOBILITY
-> Next City reports Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is planning to reorganize the city's public works department to prioritize transportation in response to "worsening congestion and safety and limited mobility options." The restructuring could lead to a new cabinet-level Department of Transportation and Mobility. Creating a new department of transportation — unlike restructuring the department of public works — will require voter approval of an amendment to the city charter. It's not expected to go on the ballot this November, but could go before City Council and be sent to voters next year. http://bit.ly/2sXO5tT

FORT WORTH AREA MPO, TX: $34.2M IN SRTS & ACTIVE TRANS PROJECTS
-> The City of Fort Worth, TX reports the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) recently allocated $12.2 million to 22 Safe Routes to School projects ranging from sidewalks and crosswalks to bicycle-pedestrian trails providing better access to schools. Seven of these projects are Fort Worth. An additional $22 million was awarded to 12 active transportation projects, consisting mainly of shared-use paths and on-street bike lanes. http://bit.ly/2ufNFzj

PALO ALTO, CA $9.6 FOR NETWORK OF NEW BIKE BOULEVARDS
-> The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) reports Palo Alto, CA—the home of the legendary Ellen Fletcher (http://bit.ly/2uP79b4) Bike Boulevard—just approved an astounding $9.6 million for the construction of a network of new bike boulevards. The reimagined streets will utilize speed bumps, chicanes, and roundabouts to create low-stress corridors where bicycle travel is prioritized over driving. The SVBC Palo Alto Team adopted implementation of the bike boulevard network as its primary campaign almost four years ago. Through a combination of grassroots advocacy and close work with SVBC and city staff, the result will be a world-class network of bicycle facilities. http://bit.ly/2uP79b4


THE RESEARCH BEAT

SEATTLE, WA: ROBUST CRASH DATA TOOL UPDATED NIGHTLY
-> Next City reports a new data visualization tool (http://bit.ly/2sYaEP3) in Seattle, WA illustrates a decade of Seattle DOT crash data and uses National Safety Council standards to put a price on all that tragedy. The 13,622 Seattle traffic collisions in 2016 cost $222,827,800 in property damage, injury and loss of human life. The tool shows a huge range of information including a map of crash locations; who was involved (drivers, cyclists, people walking); cause; severity; where in the intersection or street it happened; cases due to speeding, inattention or under the influence of drugs or alcohol; weather and road conditions; and cost. It is automatically updated with the newest crash data each night. As of July 10, there have been 4,695 collisions in 2017 totaling over $74 million in costs. http://bit.ly/2sXTAc0

CT CRASH DATA REPOSITORY
-> SSTI News reports the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center developed the Connecticut Crash Data Repository (CTCDR: http://bit.ly/2ufidkA) to make crash data publicly accessible, accurate, and up-to-date for decision makers and the general public. The CTCDR allows agencies to submit motor vehicle crash data electronically and upload it to the central database for use by other agencies and the public. The CTCDR represents an improvement on the federal Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) by including all reported crashes and allowing for the visualization and contextual analysis of crashes. States along the eastern seaboard have shown interest in replicating the tool. http://bit.ly/2uf5Uor

SAFETY IN NUMBERS & SAFETY BY DESIGN: A 'VIRTUOUS CYCLE'
-> SSTI News reports two recent studies reiterate what makes safer walking environments: more pedestrians, according to one; and well-connected networks of local streets, according to the other. Taken together, these studies build upon growing evidence that the safety benefits of cities designed for walking and biking are self-reinforcing and extend to drivers as well. http://bit.ly/2uffYOk

In a study recently published in Accident Analysis & Prevention researchers analyzed 448 intersections in Minneapolis. With all else being equal, they found crash risk (crashes per person or per vehicle) goes down as volumes increase. This was most pronounced for pedestrians, whose crash risk goes down significantly as the number of people goes up (but increases with more car traffic). The authors call this "safety in numbers." (Evaluating the Safety In Numbers Effect for Pedestrians at Urban Intersections: http://bit.ly/2sQcFvh)

Another study published recently in the Journal of Safety Research points to certain design features that play some role in making places safer and, subsequently, more attractive for pedestrians: narrow streets and frequent intersections. The study compares traffic fatalities, intersection densities, and length of road by type in 16 random U.S. cities. Cities with more intersections per mile of road have fewer traffic deaths and pedestrian deaths per capita. Cities with more non-arterials (typically local roads with one lane in each direction) have lower death rates, while each mile of arterial road significantly increases those risks. (Urban Street Structure and Traffic Safety: http://bit.ly/2ufmWTG

CA VOTERS WANT SAFER STREETS FOR ALL & ALTERNATIVES TO DRIVING
-> The Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition reports the California Bicycle Coalition released a statewide poll in which voters were asked how they'd like to see local and state transportation departments build streets. Nearly 2/3 of respondents said they would bike more often if they had protected bike lanes on streets in their neighborhoods that made them feel less threatened by traffic. Close to half stated that they supported funding for alternative modes of transportation equally or more important than funding for roads and freeways. http://bit.ly/2uOPjF7

WHAT DO DRIVERS REALLY THINK OF CYCLISTS?
-> A Streetsblog article describes a new report from Portland State University that looks at how the mind of the person behind the wheel affects driver behavior toward cyclists. (Exploring Drivers' Attitudes and Behaviors toward Bicyclists: The Effect of Explicit and Implicit Attitudes on Self-Reported Safety Behaviors: http://bit.ly/2ufp3qn) The principal investigator surveyed 676 frequent drivers from across the country about how they feel when driving near cyclists and about their own cycling behavior. She also asked questions aimed at assessing each respondent's biases regarding drivers and cyclists. The study found that drivers who live in more densely-settled zip codes, who ride a bike at least once a week, or who ride to commute and do errands, had positive attitudes about bicyclists on the road. But drivers who ride a bike for recreation did not necessarily have a higher opinion of cyclists — even though, unlike all other drivers, they said they were comfortable with their ability to pilot a car around bike riders. http://bit.ly/2uf8n2e

WHAT'S KEEPING PEOPLE FROM USING BIKE-SHARE?
-> Streetsblog reports low-income communities and people of color view traffic risk, high prices, and the potential for crime and harassment are the biggest barriers to bicycling and using bike-share in their neighborhoods, according to a new report from researchers at Portland State University. (Evaluating Efforts to Improve the Equity of Bike Share Systems: http://bit.ly/2uNOqN8) Researchers interviewed people who don't already use bike-share in specific neighborhoods in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Brooklyn. The analysis compared lower-income people of color, higher-income people of color, lower-income white people, and higher-income white people. http://bit.ly/2uNCFGB

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA SURVEY: LACK OF PED CROSSINGS TOP CONCERN
-> Walk21 reports new research from Victoria Walks, Australia, finds that a lack of pedestrian crossings is the top concern for pedestrians in Melbourne. Over 1,650 people recorded their perceptions of walking safety through an interactive online map survey. The top three issues/concerns used to describe unsafe spots recorded on the map were:

  1. No pedestrian crossing (20.6%)
  2. Drivers failing to give way when turning (14.2%)
  3. Traffic light issues e.g. long wait for the green man (12.2%). http://bit.ly/2uOKpYJ

Full details including the most unsafe spots in Melbourne and comparison with crash data are set out in the project report (WalkSpot: Melbourne Project Report: http://bit.ly/2uP1F08)

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN WALKING
-> In a systematic review published in BMC Public Health researchers examined differences in walking for leisure, transport, and total walking by gender in adults living in high-income countries. After reviewing 36 studies, researchers found no evidence that walking for transport or total walking differed by gender. However, younger women and older men were more likely to walk for leisure than the opposite gender of the same age. Researchers offer suggestions for future work to better understand how walking fits into daily activities of men and women across the life-span. "Gender Differences in Walking (for Leisure, Transport and in Total) Across Adult Life: A Systematic Review" http://bit.ly/2uP6beM


QUOTES R US

"We can ask, what has not fixing this intersection for 10 years cost the city? Let's say you come up with a cost of $2 million when it would only cost the city $200,000 to fix the intersection. You can make your case in a real clear way."
-Cathy Tuttle Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Executive Director commenting on a new data visualization tool that calculates the full property damage, injury and loss of human life costs of traffic collisions, maps their locations, and provides other data. http://bit.ly/2sXTAc0

AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...

"PARTHENON OF BOOKS" CONSTRUCTED FROM 100,000 BANNED BOOKS RISES AT NAZI BOOK BURNING SITE IN GERMANY
Argentine artist Marta Minujín created a full-scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, constructed out of censored books as a symbol of resistance to political repression. Minujín selected more than 170 titles banned in various countries across the world. http://bit.ly/2ueOCI7.


WEBINARS, WEBCASTS AND SEMINARS
To better help you plan your continuing education activities, we list Webinars scheduled in the next month. Check our searchable master calendar at http://bit.ly/centerlines for opportunities farther in the future. To subscribe, look for the + Google Calendar button in the lower right corner. iCal users can subscribe automatically here: http://bit.ly/centerlines_ical.

NEXT UP

Webinar "Small Town and Rural Design Guide: Case Studies Lessons Learned"
Date: July 13, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
Presenters: Tim Gustafson (Alta Planning + Design), Stephen Steese (City of Easley, SC) & Doby Class (City of Arcata, CA)
Hosts: Alta Planning + Design
Details: http://bit.ly/2uP2gi4, free

Webinar "Invigorating Involvement in the Environmental Movement"
Date: July 13, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: Jacob Burney (US EPA) Laura Calwell (Friends of the Kaw) & Alicia Neal (Groundwork New Orleans)
Hosts: US EPA
Details: http://bit.ly/2ueMBf1, free

Webinar "The Best of TRB from APBP: Highlights of Key Research Presented at TRB 2017"
Date: July 17, 2017, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenters: Timothy Gates, Greg Lindsey & Jenny Liu
Hosts: APBP
Details: http://bit.ly/2uf3BSB, free

Webinar "Restoring Public Access to Waterfronts"
Date: July 19, 2017, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: APBP
Details: http://bit.ly/2j0hZp7, site license $50 for members, $85 for non-members

Webinar "Successful Practices and Training Initiatives to Reduce Accidents and Incidents at Transit Agencies"
Date: July 19, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Presenters: Lisa Staes & Jodi Godfrey (Center for Urban Transportation Research)
Hosts: National Transit Institute
Details:  http://bit.ly/2sZcKKT, site license $50 for members, $85 for non-members

Webinar "A Crash Course on Federal TOD Financing Programs"
Date: July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET
Presenters: Christopher Coes (Smart Growth America)
Hosts: Smart Growth America
Details: http://bit.ly/2ueUCAB, free

Webinar "2017 Shared Use Ambassadors: Best Practices in Shared Use"
Date: July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET
Presenters: Erika Hood (Case Western Reserve), Ruth Bell, (Los Angeles County Dept of Public Health) & Kate Moening, (Safe Routes to School National Partnership)
Hosts: Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Details: http://bit.ly/2sPJBnk, free

Webinar "National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for communities: Designations" Part 2 of 3 (Part 3 on August 30)
Date: July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: U.S. Environmental Protection agency
Details: http://bit.ly/2sPDqQb, free

Webinar "Getting to "Yes" on Greenway Trails in Your Community"
Date: July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Presenters: Casey Kempenaar (City of Citrus Heights, Planning Department), Mike Dour (City of Roseville), Jim Konopka (Trails, Folsom) & Kate Kirsh (Foothill Associates)
Hosts: American Trails
Details: http://bit.ly/2t0CvdQ, fee or free depends on type of membership or non-member status

Webinar "Safety Fundamentals: Safety for All Road Users"
Date: July 20, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: ITE
Details: http://bit.ly/2qAQowY, $99.00 Members/ $149 Non-members

Webinar "Land Use Mix and Pedestrian Travel Behavior: Advancements in Conceptualization and Measurement"
Date: July 25, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Presenters: Steven Gehrke (Portland State University)
Hosts: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Details: http://bit.ly/2sZ7EP4, free

Webinar "Celebrating 20 Years of Making America a Great Place to Walk"
Date: July 26, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: 4 panels
Hosts: America Walks
Details: http://bit.ly/2sPEOlP, free

Webinar “Accessibility Guidance for Roundabouts and Channelized Turn Lanes”
Date: July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Presenters: Bastian Schroeder & Lee Rodegerdts (Kittelson & Associates, Inc.) & Janet Barlow (Accessible Design for the Blind)
Hosts: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2t0zs5g, $105

Webinar "Bike Share Equity"
Date: August 1, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET **Date may change**
Presenters: Nathan McNeil (Portland State University)
Hosts: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Details: http://bit.ly/2sZazHw, free

Webinar "Surface Roughness and Rollability Research"
Date: August 3, 2017, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenters: Jon Perlman (Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Univ. of Pittsburgh) & Scott Windley (U.S. Access Board)
Host: U.S. Access Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2ueh8JN, free

Webinar "2017 National Walking Summit Preview"
Date: August 9, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: America Walks
Details: http://bit.ly/2j0oJmY, free

Webinar "Innovative Statewide Partnerships for Active Transportation Planning"
Date: August 15, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET
Presenters: Leesa Freasier (AR Dept .of Health), Jessie Jones, AR State Highway & Transportation Dept.), Ashley Tracy (Whitman, Requardt & Associates), Caitlin Harley (OH Dept. of Health) & Jordan Whisler (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Comm.)
Host: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2ugswVx, Some registrants will need to pay a fee to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar "Incorporating Public Art into Transportation Corridors"
Date: August 16, 2017, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: APBP
Details: http://bit.ly/2j0qIaL, site license $50 for members, $85 for non-members

Webinar "National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for communities: Implementation" Part 3 of 3 (Part 2 on July 20)
Date: August 30, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET
Presenters: TBA
Hosts: U.S. Environmental Protection agency
Details: http://bit.ly/2sPOCMJ, free

Webinar "Advancements in measuring bicycle and pedestrian accessibility"
Date: September 12, 2017, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenters: Jennifer Boldry (People For Bikes), Spencer Gardner (Toole Design Group) & Chris McCahill (SSTI)
Hosts: State Smart Transportation Initiative
Details: http://bit.ly/2sPFecb, free


RESOURCES

ACA RUMBLE STRIP RECOMMENDATIONS & RESOURCES
-> Rumble strips are a proven method for decreasing roadway departure crashes for motorized vehicles; however, when not installed properly, rumble strips can be a serious danger to cyclists' safety. The Adventure Cycling Association advocates for transportation agencies to enact rumble strip policies that provide a minimum of four feet of usable shoulder for cyclists and ensure the quality control of rumble strip installation. Check out their rumble strip page for best practices recommendations that provide the minimum standards to safely accommodate bicyclists, FHWA rumble strip guidance, and an annotated list of related studies and reports. http://bit.ly/2tI2vM0

[See Regional section for NE DOT for Cyclist-Friendly rumble strip designs and policies based in part on these ACA resources.]

ITDP: TOD STANDARD
-> The Institute for Transportation & Development Policy reports the TOD Standard is a powerful tool to help shape and assess urban development. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of public transit and non-motorized mobility while placing the emphasis firmly back on the users: people. The Standard outlines eight core principles of urban design and land use, each supported by specific performance objectives and easily measurable indicators, or metrics. Together, they promote safe, balanced and vibrant neighborhoods around stations; short and well-connected pedestrian and cycling networks; densities that ensure strong customer bases for local services and public transport; and minimal car traffic and parking interference. http://bit.ly/2uP1MIW

[See Webinar section for July 20th webinar: "A Crash Course on Federal TOD Financing Programs."]

VIEW/ADD TO TOD CREATIVE COMMONS PHOTO GALLERIES
-> Smart Growth America's National resources & Technical Assistance for Transit-Oriented Development released a new set of Flickr galleries exhibiting some of the nation's best examples of TOD projects. (http://bit.ly/2ugIUWn) Explore the galleries to see what TOD projects look like in places like Plano, TX, Minneapolis, MN, Portland, OR, and Denver, CO, including development near Metro stations, light rail lines, and bus rapid transit. Additional galleries explore related ideas like walkability, supporting businesses, and community engagement. These galleries are a great showcase of what it can be. All of the photos included in these galleries are Creative Commons licensed and ready to be shared. Send photos of TOD projects in your community to be added to the galleries: info@todresources.org

BENEFITS OF ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION FACT SHEET
-> The Alberta (Canada) Centre for Active Living published its 4-page Benefits of Active Transportation fact sheet with statistics, footnoted research highlights, economic and environmental benefits, and recommendations. http://bit.ly/2ugmnZw

NACTO URBAN STREET STORMWATER GUIDE
-> NACTO's Urban Street Stormwater Guide (http://bit.ly/2t0rdXf) provides practitioners, leaders, and other advocates with the tools to design streets for successful stormwater management. It shows how Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) can bolster strategies to provide a safe and pleasant walking and biking experience, and safer streets for all users. Developed through a first-of-its-kind collaboration between city transportation, public works, and water departments, and thanks to the generous support of the Summit Foundation, the Urban Street Stormwater Guide provides design guidance based on innovative strategies tested on the ground in cities nationwide. http://bit.ly/2uOCvOV

ALTA: ELECTRIC BICYCLE SHARE FEASIBILITY STUDY
-> The Alta Planning + Design Newsletter reports their Electric Bicycle Share Feasibility Study (http://bit.ly/2uPaBTe) for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority looks at opportunities to open traditional bike share systems to a broader set of users by incorporating electric bicycles into bike share systems. http://bit.ly/2uPnD34

SEARCHABLE MAP OF ALL OF NATIONAL RECREATION TRAILS
-> American Trails released a searchable map of all of the National Recreation Trails (http://bit.ly/2uP7EBS). National Recreation Trails (NRTs) provide for numerous outdoor recreation activities in a variety of urban, rural, and remote areas. With over 1,200 trails in all 50 states, there is an amazing recreation experience within easy reach of everyone.

FHWA-NHI SPEED MANAGEMENT COURSE
-> FHWA and the National Highway Institute offer Speed Management, a 1-day instructor-led training for Federal, State, tribal, and local transportation professionals, as well as law enforcement and other public safety advocates. It focuses on how state and local governments can improve community safety by integrating speed management principles into three critical safety focus areas: Roadway departures, Intersections and Pedestrians and bicyclists. The negative consequences of speeding impact more than just one type of crash, person or place. The causes and effects of speeding-related crashes are often cross-cutting and preventative safety measures should be addressed in a comprehensive speed management program. In this transportation training, participants learn lifesaving countermeasures that shape speed management programs and how these can help communities combat speeding-related injuries and deaths. http://bit.ly/2sY4PkC

HIGH LINE NETWORK SHARES RAIL-TO-TRAIL EXPERTISE
-> According to dezeen, the creators of New York's High Line have launched a platform to advise similar infrastructure reuse projects in the USA. The High Line Network allows similar "rail-to-trail" projects in North America to share tips and advice on creating all-inclusive public parks in unusual spaces. The article describes18 other projects in the works, including projects in Washington, DC; Atlanta; Houston; Detroit; and San Francisco. http://bit.ly/2u6YS5c

MOBILITY SPACE REPORT SHOWS SPACE ALLOCATIONS BY MODE
-> A Mobility Lab article reports on a data visualization of how space for cars, trains, and bikes stacks up. As an exercise to investigate just how unfair allotment of space can be, Moovel Lab, the creative side project of app company Moovel, released a project that categorizes and directly compares all of the car, train, and bike space in New York City. "What the Street!?" identifies and measures parking, rail, and street space from OpenStreetMap across New York City. (http://bit.ly/2ugpm47) Users are asked to input their guesses as to the percentage of public space given to each mode (hint: it's stark) and can see the shape of each parking lot and street stacked in a graphical comparison. http://bit.ly/2ugppx0

EUROPEAN POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR SMART PUBLIC-USE BIKE SHARING
-> PEBBS (Platform for European Bicycle Sharing & Systems) released its 5-page Policy Framework for Smart Public-Use Bike Sharing for cities looking for strategic guidance to implement or upgrade a bike sharing system. This framework is meant to help local administrations and transport authorities of cities, understand the role of bike sharing schemes in their mobility plans and sets best practices. It also provides recommendations for a smart(er) public bike share system. http://bit.ly/2sYgU9O


SHARE WHAT YOU KNOW

-> CALL FOR COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTS WITH JOHN AND JANE Q. PUBLIC - Communicating the Value of Long-Term Transportation Planning. (The winner will be announced at the TRB 97th Annual Meeting, January 7-11, 2018, in Washington, D.C.)
Deadline: July 24, 2017, http://bit.ly/2ttVMVv

-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 10th International Urban Design Conference, November 13-15, 2017, Queensland, Australia
Deadline: July 31, 2017, http://bit.ly/2p7vs0B

-> CALL FOR PAPERS -The History of Bicycle Transportation and Planning for lectern or poster presentation at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting January 7-11, 2018, Washington DC.
Deadline: August 1, 2017 (Call opens June 1), http://bit.ly/2r8k7AZ

-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Applying Census Data for Transportation, November 14-16, 2017, Kansas City, MO
Deadline: August 1, 2017, http://bit.ly/2oWI6Ui

-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 2018 Active Living Research Annual Conference, February 11-14, 2018, Banff, Canada
Deadline: August 24, 2017, http://bit.ly/1FSW3BQ

-> INVITATION FOR CONSULTANT LETTERS OF INTEREST - The Transportation Research Board Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)
Deadline: August 25, 2017, http://bit.ly/2sYQgdf

-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 12th Access Management Conference, July 17-19, 2018, Madison, WI.
Deadline: September 1, 2017, http://bit.ly/2p7sNUC

CONFERENCES, TRAINING, & EVENTS
For a searchable calendar of conferences, training and events in the bicycle, pedestrian, or livable community fields, go to: http://bit.ly/centerlines. To subscribe, look for the + Google Calendar button in the lower right corner. iCal users can subscribe automatically here: http://bit.ly/centerlines_ical. We will continue to list the new items here since the last issue.

ON THE HORIZON

-> July 14-18, 2017 - Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, Detroit, MI
http://bit.ly/2r5QTmj
-> July 24-26, 2017 - 22nd International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT), Chicago, IL.
http://bit.ly/24PdyPd
-> July 27-28, 2017 - 8th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization in Action, Washington, D.C.
http://bit.ly/2dlh6Io
-> July 29 - August 2, 2017 - Greater, Greener 2017: Parks Connecting Cities, Cultures and Generations, Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN.
http://bit.ly/2nQO44G
-> July 31 - August 4, 2017 - Comprehensive Bikeway Design 2.0, Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation, Portland, OR State University
http://bit.ly/2k1qyPj
-> August 8, 2017 - 7th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit, Mountain View, CA
http://bit.ly/2qEIO4r
-> August 20-24, 2017 (NOTE NEW DATE) - 1.0 Workshop: Fundamentals of Bikeway Planning & Design, Portland, OR State University
http://bit.ly/2k1fPoj
-> August 22-30, 2017 - Making the Metropolis, Summer School 2017 Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands & workshops and fieldwork in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
http://bit.ly/2ttJ3BT
-> August 31 - September 1, 2017 - Smart Cities Expo World Forum, Sydney, Australia
http://bit.ly/2u8h4v5
-> September 11-12, 2017 - TREC Transportation & Communities Summit, Portland, OR State University
http://bit.ly/2oZTk5V
-> September 11-13, 2017 - 2nd Transportation Research Board Conference on Transportation Needs of National Parks and Public Lands: Partnerships for Enhancing Stewardship and Mobility, Washington, D.C.
http://bit.ly/2fb3YUg
-> September 13, 2017 - KC Regional Safe Routes to School Summit, Kansas City, KS
http://bit.ly/2srnMeT
-> September 13-15, 2017 - National Walking Summit, St. Paul. MN.
http://bit.ly/2a7hk08
-> September 14-15, 2017 - NACTO Sister Cities Roadshow—New Haven, CT
http://bit.ly/2t0qsgF
-> September 15, 2017 - New York State Bike Summit, Albany, NY.
http://bit.ly/2ltfj4K
-> September 16-20, 2017 - Governors Highway Safety Association Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY
http://bit.ly/2mu32MO
-> September 16-22, 2017 - European Mobility Week
http://bit.ly/2sYgX5l
-> September 17-20, 2017 - Rail~Volution 2017, Denver, CO.
http://bit.ly/S0xyxe
-> September 19-21, 2017 - International Cycling Conference 2017, Mannheim, Germany
http://bit.ly/2oYZ00b
-> September 19-22, 2017 - Walk21 Calagry 2017, Calgary, Canada
http://bit.ly/2gwJJ6c
-> September 21-22, 2017 - 6th International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC), Davis, CA.
http://bit.ly/2jUmGQa
-> September 24–25, 2017 - West Virginia Bike Summit, Morgantown, WV.
http://bit.ly/2lt6w2s
-> September 26-27, 2017 - 11th University Transportation Center (UTC) Spotlight Conference: Rebuilding and Retrofitting the Transportation Infrastructure, Washington, DC
http://bit.ly/2sYSDwq
-> September 26-28, 2017 - National Recreation and Park Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
http://bit.ly/2sqO54R
-> September 26-29, 2017 - 14th International Conference on Urban Health, Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, Coimbra, Portugal
http://bit.ly/2jyEdAu
-> October 1-3, 2017 - Southeast Greenways and Trails Summit, Durham, NC.
http://bit.ly/2nQH2x5
-> October 2, 2017 - Colorado Bicycle Summit, Denver, CO.
http://bit.ly/2kHfGdZ
-> October 2-3, 2017 - SOPHIA’s 2017 Practitioner Workshop, Washington, DC
http://bit.ly/2t0Bd2G
-> October 2-4, 2017, EcoMobility World Congress, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
http://bit.ly/2srk1Gh
-> October 2-6, 2017 - 54th International Making Cities Livable Conference on Public Places for Community, Democracy, Health & Equity, Santa Fe, NM
http://bit.ly/2ugMJuH
-> October 3-4, 2017- 10th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, Dubuque, IA.
http://bit.ly/2ltAOSZ
-> October 3–6, 2017 - California Bicycle Summit, Sacramento, CA.
http://bit.ly/2p0dcG1
-> October 4, 2017 - International Walk to School Day
http://bit.ly/1HFSofq
-> October 4-5, 2017 - Cycle Highway Academy, London, England
http://bit.ly/2sYgcsS
-> October 5–7, 2017 - CityWorks (X)po 2017, Roanoke, VA
http://bit.ly/1YqD0J4
-> October 6-8, 2017 - Youth Bike Summit, Arlington, VA & Washington, DC.
http://bit.ly/2jyEG3b
-> October 11-14, 2017 - Placemaking Week 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
http://bit.ly/2lVa6ly
-> October 14-16, 2017 - I AM Traffic 2, St. Louis, MO
http://bit.ly/2r5YL7h
-> October 17-20, 2017 - Asia Pacific Cycling Congress, Christchurch, New Zealand
http://bit.ly/2oM5lgp
-> October 20-23, 2017 - American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.
http://bit.ly/1OrYqwK
-> October 29 - November 2, 2017 - ITS World Congress: Integrated Mobility Driving Smart Cities, Montréal, Canada
http://bit.ly/2k1c563
-> October 30-November 2, 2017 - NACTO Designing Cities 2017, Chicago, IL.
http://bit.ly/2fwJOG1
-> November 2, 2017 - CTS 28th Annual Transportation Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
http://bit.ly/1o0DfWn
-> November 3–4, 2017 - North Carolina Bike Summit, Wilmington, NC.
http://bit.ly/1fgGco2
-> November 6-10, 2017 - Next City’s Vanguard Conference, Newcastle, Australia. Applications due August 1, 2017
http://bit.ly/2sl9qZ6
-> November 14-16, 2017 - Using Census Data for Transportation Applications Conference, Kansas City, MO.
http://bit.ly/2kJRvf2
-> November 15-19, 2017 - LA CoMotion, Los Angeles, CA
http://bit.ly/2tmfORr
-> December 5-7, 2017 - Brownfields 2017: Sustainable Communities Start Here, Pittsburgh, PA.
http://bit.ly/2kkICs9

NEW & FURTHER OUT: See http://bit.ly/centerlines for other events more than six months from now.
> June 19-23, 2018 - ICLEI World Congress 2018, Montréal, Canada
http://bit.ly/2tmgxSF
-> September 16-19, 2018 - Walk/Bike/Places Conference (formerly Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place), New Orleans, LA
http://bit.ly/2oWTtf2


JOBS, GRANTS, AND RFPS
Please limit job announcements to about 150-250 words and include a web link for the full description. This will reduce the editor's workload! Thanks! See previous issues of CenterLines for Jobs, Grants and RFPs that may still be current at http://bit.ly/ZHi0NE.

-> RFP - BIKE SHARE FEASIBILITY STUDY, ASHEVILLE, NC
The City of Asheville is seeking proposals for a Bike Share Feasibility Study to consider the viability of and the necessary elements for a potential bicycle share system to complement its public transit service and the existing bicycle infrastructure, to provide additional transportation options for residents and visitors in a safe, sustainable, healthy and cost-effective fashion. Equity and inclusion are important values for the City of Asheville, and all activities and recommendations should begin and end from that perspective. The City's Comprehensive Bicycle Plan was adopted in 2008, and since that time the City has seen tremendous growth and investment, has invested in additional on-street and off-road bicycle infrastructure, and has been designated as a Bicycle-Friendly City at the bronze level by the League of American Bicyclists. The City has more recently adopted Asheville In Motion, a multimodal transportation plan, which included some recommendations for bicycle improvements.
Deadline: Extended to July 17, 2017 by 3:00 pm ET as per Barb Mee, http://bit.ly/2uaL0qM

-> RFP - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE FORT WORTH, TX ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the City of Fort Worth are requesting consultant services to develop a citywide active transportation plan. This Fort Worth Active Transportation Plan (AT Plan) for the City of Fort Worth, in accordance with the City's Comprehensive Plan and the Complete Streets Policy, will integrate the adopted Bike Fort Worth Plan, Walk Fort Worth Plan, Master Thoroughfare Plan, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) Master Plan, the Trinity River Strategic Master Plan, and the Mobility 2040 Regional Veloweb.
Deadline: August 4, 2017 by 5:00 pm CT, http://bit.ly/2uauXJo

-> RFP - VELO-CITY 2020 HOST CITY (NON-EUROPEAN LOCATION)
Velo-city is looking for cities with inspiring ideas on how cycling is approached by different cultures, the creative solutions that exist in cities outside Europe – innovation, behavior-change programs, broad alliances- and any proposal that answers the question: What makes people adopt cycling in their everyday life? Apply by reading the 2020 Bid Manual (http://bit.ly/2sYxvu5)
Deadline: August 18, 2017, http://bit.ly/2sYmUiz

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - ACCELERATING PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS
Accelerating Practical Solutions is an opportunity for six state DOTs to win a one-day workshop with our expert transportation staff. The workshops will bring together DOT staff, MPOs, consultants, local governments, advocacy groups, transit agencies, and other partners working to meet and balance the changing needs of motorists, freight handlers, bicyclists, pedestrians, transit riders, and other travelers in a variety of contexts. Our staff will facilitate a discussion on best practices related to better project delivery to meet community goals and be cost-effective, and will help staff and stakeholders identify barriers and gaps in current practices.
Deadline: August 1, 2017, http://bit.ly/2uPbDOL

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - LAB BICYCLE FRIENDLY UNIVERSITY PROGRAM
The League of American Bicyclists annual Bicycle Friendly University awards program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors. It provides the roadmap and technical assistance to create great campuses for cycling. The BFU program evaluates applicants' efforts to promote bicycling in five primary areas: engineering, encouragement, education, enforcement and evaluation/planning, known as the Five E's.
Deadline: August 10, 2017 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2sYgBM8

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - LAB BICYCLE FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES PROGRAM
The League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Communities program provides a roadmap to improving conditions for bicycling and guidance to help make a community's vision for a better, bikeable community a reality. A BFC welcomes bicyclists by providing safe accommodations for bicycling and encouraging people to bike for transportation and recreation. Making bicycling safe and convenient are keys to improving public health, reducing traffic congestion, improving air quality and improving quality of life.
Deadline: August 17, 2017 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/1uGVzL1

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2018 APHA PUBLIC HEALTH FELLOWSHIP IN GOVERNMENT, WASHINGTON, DC
The American Public Health Association is offering its Public Health Fellowship in Government. The fellowship provides a unique learning experience and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge of government and how the public policy process works. Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be able to spend one year in Washington, D.C. The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health.
Deadline: August 4, 2017, http://bit.ly/2sXMvIH

-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LOS ANGELES COUNTY (CA) BICYCLE COALITION
The Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the overall management and administration of the organization. This includes advocacy, fundraising, education programs, contracting, finance, human resources, member relations, and external relations, e.g. with government and community partners. The Executive Director oversees a current staff of nine individuals and a budget of more than $1 million. Entering their 20th year, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition has grown in size and political clout and they're looking for a leader who will direct their team to achieve more for bicycling in LA than they ever have before. Next year will bring a new strategic planning process, to allow you to help shape the future of the LACBC and the entire Los Angeles County.
Deadline: August 15, 2017, http://bit.ly/2ugsOM9

-> 2 JOBS, SMART GROWTH AMERICA, WASHINGTON, DC

1. POLICY DIRECTOR, TRANSPORTATION FOR AMERICA
Transportation for America, a program of Smart Growth America, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with deep knowledge, experience, and interest in transportation policy and state or local implementation to help lead the program's policy work. The policy director must also help deliver motivated and credible local leaders armed with the right research and proposals to advance a winning policy agenda.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2ueM0Kc

2. CONTENT ASSOCIATE
Communities across the country are creating vibrant downtowns, revitalized historic spaces, streets that are safe for walking and biking, and transportation systems that keep local economies running. Smart Growth America is looking for a Content Associate to bring the stories of these places to our digital audiences. The Associate will be responsible for creating written and visual content that works on our website, in email blasts, and on social media. The portfolio will potentially include reports, blog posts, graphics, email blast language, technical memos, and social media assets on a range of topics related to neighborhood development and transit-oriented development in particular.
Deadline: Applications accepted immediately on a rolling basis, http://bit.ly/2uepcdJ

See also:
-> Alliance for Biking and Walking Job Board, http://bit.ly/1IQlOaf
-> American Planning Association Jobs Online, http://bit.ly/1FUbQ3U
-> Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Career Center: http://bit.ly/1DhwE41
-> Alta Planning + Design, http://bit.ly/1jbgjF9
-> Burgess & Niple, http://bit.ly/1DWNrf3
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> Sam Schwartz Engineering, http://bit.ly/PsktvP
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg

[Let us know if your firm or organization has a job or RFP to announce or typically has job openings: news@bikewalk.org.]


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