#490 Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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----- Distracted Peds Not to Blame for Rising Death Toll
----- Preliminary NHTSA Data: Ped & Bike Deaths Rise in 2018
----- State DOTs, AASHTO & Making Active Transport Safer
----- NACTO Bike Share Roundtable Outcomes
----- Utrecht Video: Disappearing Roadways
----- Velo-city 2019: Cycling & Economic Development
----- Velo-city 2019: Is Policy Catching up with Tech Development?
----- Velo-city 2019: City Changer Cargo Bikes
----- Dublin, Ireland No Longer in World's Top 20 Cycling Cities
----- Australia: Riding Two Abreast Legal & Encouraged
----- Building Walkable Cities Key to Economic Success
----- London Car-Free Day to Combat Air Pollution
R-E-G-I-O-N-A-L and L-O-C-A-L--A-C-T-I-O-N-S
----- Ped Deaths by State & Metro Area: Dangerous by Design 2019
----- Chicago, IL Begins 10 Dockless Scooter Company Pilot
----- Washington, DC: Dockless Vehicle Case Study
----- Portland, OR Adopts New Ped Master Plan
----- Denver, CO: Park Rangers w/ Radar Ticket Speeding Cyclists
----- Dutch Reach Now Part of PA Driver's Manual
----- New Directions for Data-Driven Transport Safety
----- Two-Hour Dose of Nature, Better Health & Well-Being
----- Exploring Active Mobility Patterns in Dense and Compact Cities
----- Health-Related Danish Cycling Campaign Behavioral Effects
----- Public Transit Strike Impact on Public Bike Share Use
----- Pedestrian Injury Severity vs. Vehicle Impact Speed
----- Identify, Diagnose & Treat Active Transport Safety Issues
----- Midblock Pedestrian Crash Predictions
----- Ped & Motorist Interaction at Semi-Controlled Crosswalks
----- Evaluation of Advisory Bike Lane Treatment on Road User Behavior
----- PedBikeData: New Ped & Bike Dataset Clearinghouse
----- Improving Active Transportation & Public Transit Integration
----- APTA 2019 Public Transportation Fact Book
----- BC, Canada Active Transportation Design Guide
----- Sidewalk Labs Updated Street Design Principles
----- PBIC Launches New Website
----- TR News Women and Gender in Transportation Issue
----- Geography of Aging Map Series
----- Shared Mobility & Multimodal Transport Planning
----- Anti-Pollution Mask Removes 0.05 micrometer Particles
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THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SCENE
DISTRACTED PEDS NOT TO BLAME FOR RISING DEATH TOLL
-> StreetsblogUSA reported that distracted walking - often denoted with terms like "zombie pedestrians," or "petextrians" - probably isn't the explanation for the significant increase in pedestrian deaths, which saw an rise of more than 2,000 last year as compared to a decade ago. In general, people aren't being killed in the kinds of situations where the average person might feel comfortable glancing down at a phone: Deaths are increasingly happening mid-block; on wide, high-speed roads; and at night. The demographic profile of those killed in crashes also shows that elderly and low-income individuals have been particularly affected by this dangerous trend. Other demographic and social patterns, like gentrification, migration to the sun belt, the rise of SUVs, and the aging of the American populace, are more likely culprits in explaining the rising number of pedestrians being killed since 2009. This is all to say that the problem cannot be addressed by deflecting blame on the victims. http://bit.ly/2RBA3HG
PRELIMINARY NHTSA DATA: PED & BIKE DEATHS RISE IN 2018
-> The AASHTO Journal reported a preliminary estimate of 2018 traffic fatalities released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that while motor vehicle crash deaths declined roughly 1%, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities are projected to increase 4% and 10%, respectively (Traffic Safety Facts: Crash, Stats: http://bit.ly/2RzlqVb). NHTSA will revise traffic fatality counts for 2017 and 2018, as well as year-over-year fatality percentage changes from 2017 to 2018, as work is wrapped up on its "annual reporting file" later in the year. The data used in this analysis comes from several sources: NHTSA's FARS, FastFARS (FF), and Monthly Fatality Counts (MFC); and from FHWA's VMT estimates. http://bit.ly/2Rz0C05
STATE DOTS, AASHTO & MAKING ACTIVE TRANSPORT SAFER
-> A LinkedIn article by the Executive Director of AASHTO noted that in the most recent benchmarking report issued by the League of American Bicyclists, bicyclist and pedestrian deaths jumped from between 12% and 13% of traffic deaths to nearly 18% over the last decade. These statistics including bicycle commuter deaths as well as both bicyclist and pedestrian deaths that occurred while people were walking and biking for any purpose (2018 Benchmarking Report on Bicycling and Walking: http://bit.ly/2T25D4s). State DOTs are engaged in a number of efforts to help reverse those two trends. They are supporting the inclusion of multimodal mobility considerations in the work and publications produced by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). State DOTs and AASHTO also continue to highlight active transportation needs in their ongoing interactions with Congress and staff on Capitol Hill. AASHTO is broadening the scope of its Council on Active Transportation to account for the rapid proliferation of new personal mobility devices such as scooters. http://bit.ly/2RJk9uV
NACTO BIKE SHARE ROUNDTABLE OUTCOMES
-> NACTO reported that the relatively volatile landscape of shared micromobility has a dual impact, as demonstrated by trends like the near-replacement of dockless bikes with e-scooters from 2017 to 2018. New shared micromobility devices have the potential to transform our cities and how people travel. But these changes also force governments-tasked with simultaneously regulating the new operators and protecting the public good-to play a fast-paced game of catch-up. As shared micromobility systems are tested on users in real time, governments have to quickly devise new frameworks to regulate them; ones that protect the public interest while also making room for the promise of innovative transportation on their streets. This dynamic was unraveled and examined during the 2nd Annual Bike Share Roundtable. This cities-only event was an opportunity for peers across the NACTO network to meet and discuss the rapidly-evolving state of practice for regulating shared micromobility. http://bit.ly/2RBmTKx
UTRECHT VIDEO: DISAPPEARING ROADWAYS
-> In a brief Streetfilms video, Bicycle Dutch's Mark Wagenbuur describes and shows photos of several motorways that existed in the city of Utrecht in The Netherlands just a few years ago, but have now been replaced by bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. The concept is to have motorists park at the edge of the city, or drive in and pay the full price-but not to drive through it. http://bit.ly/2xbxylM
VELO-CITY 2019: CYCLING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
-> The European Cyclists' Federation reported on a Velo-city 2019 session that featured contributions from countries around the world on how cycling contributes to economic and social development. The presentations covered a range of topics, including fiscal incentives that can boost cycling; cycling and social equity; improving children's health through cycling; and logistics. http://bit.ly/2xh8gm8
VELO-CITY 2019: IS POLICY CATCHING UP WITH TECH DEVELOPMENT?
-> The European Cyclists' Federation reported that cycling technologies often drive technological innovation in the entire mobility sector, and can be a tremendous contribution to sustainability goals in cities' public policies. The first day of Velo-city 2019 Dublin concluded with a stimulating discussion on how regulations can come to terms with disruptions caused by the new mobility options that continue to pop up in the transport sector. http://bit.ly/2xjX20d
VELO-CITY 2019: CITY CHANGER CARGO BIKES
-> The European Cyclists' Federation reported that Velo-city 2019 participants of the "City Changer Cargo Bike" session discussed the limitless potential of the cargo bikes to solve many mobility problems and their power to change our cities. Cargo bikes are a climate-friendly, space-saving, safety-, and health-enhancing mobility and transport option for private and commercial users, alike. http://bit.ly/2xgzZDy
DUBLIN, IRELAND NO LONGER IN WORLD'S TOP 20 CYCLING CITIES
-> The Guardian reported in 2011 and 2013 that Dublin, Ireland was ranked among the world's top 20 bike-friendly cities, but only a small part of the promised 2,400-kilometer (1,491-mile) cycle network was ever built. The city had a target of 10% of trips made by bike. A couple of years later the city fell off the index and hasn't returned. The 2013 recession was a major blow to cycle development in the city. With council funds for transport schemes gobbled up by Dublin's new tram, just a small part of the promised cycle network has been built. The rest is just faded lines on maps. http://bit.ly/2RAMCCI
AUSTRALIA: RIDING TWO ABREAST LEGAL & ENCOURAGED
-> Yahoo! News reported Australian motorists are stunned to learn side-by-side bicycle riding is not only legal across the country, but also that it's encouraged by road authorities. While it might not be breaking news for regular cyclists, many drivers have been outraged by the suggestion VicRoads shared to its Facebook followers recently. A review of the bicycle road rules across the country revealed that two cyclists are permitted to ride beside one another in Victoria, South Australia, NSW, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania, ACT and the Northern Territory. Nation-wide rules specify side-by-side cyclists must travel within 1.5 meters (4.92 feet) of one another. It is also recommended they travel as close together as is safe. When riding two abreast, Vic Roads recommends considering other road users and if necessary, changing to single file to help drivers to pass safely. That being said, motorists should only overtake bikes when it is safe and legal to do so. https://yhoo.it/2RzAzpm
BUILDING WALKABLE CITIES KEY TO ECONOMIC SUCCESS
-> Curbed released a new report that provides an in-depth look at the impact of walkable urbanism on US real estate (Foot Traffic Ahead: http://bit.ly/2xfi404 by the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at the George Washington University School of Business, Smart Growth America/LOCUS, Cushman & Wakefield, and Yardi Matrix). It ranks the 30 largest metros in the US based on the percentage of office, retail, and rental multi-family space each has in their walkable urban places. On nearly every metric, walkable developments perform better for their citizens, especially economically. Walkable urban places, which the report calls WalkUPs, demand roughly 75% higher rent over the metro average, a gap that's increasing, having grown 19% since 2010. http://bit.ly/2xjYe3H
LONDON CAR-FREE DAY TO COMBAT AIR POLLUTION
-> Next City reported that the Mayor of London, England plans to close a total of 12.3 miles of roads for a car-free day on Sunday, September 22. Most of the streets in the City will be closed. The mayor is also encouraging boroughs to close some of their streets; so far, 18 of 32 have agreed to participate. The event comes amid serious concerns over air pollution in London, to which cars are the city's biggest contributors. In 2017, The Guardian reported that 95% of Londoners (7.9 million people) were living in areas where toxic air particles exceed the World Health Organization's (WHO) recommended limits by 50%. http://bit.ly/2RycpvA
REGIONAL AND LOCAL ACTIONS
PED DEATHS BY STATE & METRO AREA: DANGEROUS BY DESIGN 2019
-> The National Complete Streets Coalition released a report on the alarming 35% rise in pedestrian deaths between 2008 and 2017, how pedestrian fatalities have changed over time, and who is most vulnerable (Dangerous by Design 2019: http://bit.ly/2SBHZM0). This in-depth report, produced in collaboration with AARP, also includes age and race data for pedestrian deaths in each state, and ranks states and metro areas by their "Pedestrian Danger Index." Check out the 10 concrete actions (Take Action: http://bit.ly/2iZ9lHv) that policymakers, local leaders, engineers, and others can take at the federal, state, metropolitan, or local level. http://bit.ly/2iZ9lHv
CHICAGO, IL BEGINS 10 DOCKLESS SCOOTER COMPANY PILOT
-> StreetsblogChicago reported that the city of Chicago, IL announced 10 dockless electric scooter companies would participate in a 4-month pilot on the 50 square miles of the West and Northwest sides, starting this month. A total of 2,500 scooters will be made available to folks sharing streets, bike lanes, and off-street trails with other users. Scooters may be ridden on all off-street trails within the pilot area, with the notable exception of the busy Bloomingdale Trail, aka "The 606," due to a Chicago Park District prohibition. Geofencing will make the devices gradually slow to a halt if they are taken outside of the pilot zone, For equity purposes, vendors are required to deploy 25% of their fleets in each of the two priority areas, which have relatively few Divvy (bike share) stations. The scooters are limited to 15 mph, cannot be ridden on sidewalks, and have a curfew. http://bit.ly/2RxRw3E
WASHINGTON, DC: DOCKLESS VEHICLE CASE STUDY
-> SmartCities Dive reported that Washington, DC was among the first to embrace dockless vehicles in 2017 and has since stood as a model for strategic shared mobility growth. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) earned high marks for striking a middle ground, satisfying docked and dockless companies as well as their customers. Rather than instituting an outright ban or issuing unlimited permits to dockless companies, the city strategically listened to public feedback to increase ridership. The takeaway from DC's story centers on partnering, cooperating, and holding dockless companies accountable in tangible ways. http://bit.ly/2Ry7lHB
PORTLAND, OR ADOPTS NEW PED MASTER PLAN
-> The City of Portland, OR recently adopted a new pedestrian master plan (PedPDX: http://bit.ly/2xdVbtX). PedPDX prioritizes sidewalk and crossing improvements and other investments to make walking safer and more comfortable across the city. The plan identifies the key strategies and tools the city will use to make Portland a great walking city for everyone. A nearly 28-minute video summarizes the highlights of the plan chapter by chapter (http://bit.ly/2xbM1ON). Read more: (http://bit.ly/2xdUVet)
DENVER, CO: PARK RANGERS W/ RADAR TICKET SPEEDING CYCLISTS
-> The Drive reported that radar-carrying Denver, CO park rangers are giving tickets to cyclists exceeding the 15 mph speed limit in parks. Cyclists will likely be given a warning if it's their first offense. Those stopped again will be slapped with a $100 ticket, with fines increasing with each offense. http://bit.ly/2REkLld
DUTCH REACH NOW PART OF PA DRIVER'S MANUAL
-> The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia reported the "Dutch Reach" is now an official part of the Pennsylvania Driver's Manual (http://bit.ly/2RBkKi2, page 93). The Dutch Reach is a technique whereby a driver is trained to open the car door with their right hand (or left, if exiting on the passenger side of the car), which forces the body to turn towards the sideview mirror, keeping bike lanes in their line of sight. In addition to this improved visual safety, the restricted angle of the arm/body means that the door opens with small "pop," rather than immediately swinging wide open-this small difference gives passing cyclists valuable time to react in case the driver still doesn't see them. http://bit.ly/2RB1GQM
THE RESEARCH BEAT
NEW DIRECTIONS FOR DATA-DRIVEN TRANSPORT SAFETY
-> The International Transport Forum released a report that explores how data collection, analysis, and data sharing may unlock innovations in transportation safety (New Directions for Data-Driven Transport Safety: http://bit.ly/2RAkboI). The report examines emerging solutions to better assess crash numbers and to understand factors that contribute to them. It also identifies ways to address infrastructure safety problems in a proactive manner and determine how road safety may benefit from driver assistance systems and cooperative connected solutions. http://bit.ly/2RAkboI
TWO-HOUR DOSE OF NATURE, BETTER HEALTH & WELL-BEING
-> Fast Company reported a new study published in Scientific Reports found that those who spent two hours in nature, whether that happened in one visit outside or several smaller visits, were significantly more likely to report better health and well-being than those who spent less time outside (Spending at Least 120 Minutes a Week in Nature is Associated with Good Health and Wellbeing: https://go.nature.com/2RE034X). This is one of the first studies to try to quantify exactly how much time people should spend outside. The benefits were separate from any exercise that people got while outside. http://bit.ly/2RG94e0
JOURNAL OF TRANSPORT & HEALTH
-> The Journal of Transport & Health recently published several studies:
- EXPLORING ACTIVE MOBILITY PATTERNS IN DENSE AND COMPACT CITIESJOURNAL OF TRANSPORT & HEALTH
This study explored both conventional spaces in the form of public parks and urban green spaces, i.e. beaches, tree-lined streets, boulevards and public squares, in relation to the daily walking levels of residents in a Mediterranean city. Both exposure and daily walking time were measured from GIS and GPS-based smart phone tracking data. Researchers found that large-scale open spaces for physical activity, such as beaches or large parks in the participants' daily walking routes, proved to have the highest association with daily walking time. Underexplored forms of nature, such as street trees were also positively correlated with individual walking levels. Small-scale public spaces, such as public squares and boulevards, indicated a considerably negative association with walking time. Green Streetscape and Walking: Exploring Active Mobility Patterns in Dense and Compact Cities: http://bit.ly/2xbgOuP
- HEALTH-RELATED DANISH CYCLING CAMPAIGN BEHAVIORAL EFFECTS
This paper describes an extensive cycling campaign conducted in Denmark from 2015-2017, how it was evaluated, and which behavioral effects it generated. After one year, the campaign launched the "cycling coach," a customized smart phone application to support cyclists in goal setting and achievement. Using two independent surveys, researchers assessed the effect of the campaign on cycling. At least 21 million cycling trips were conducted because of campaign activities. Behavioural Effects of a Health-Related Cycling Campaign in Denmark: Evidence from the National Travel Survey and an Online Survey Accompanying the Campaign: http://bit.ly/2xfcGKo
- PUBLIC TRANSIT STRIKE IMPACT ON PUBLIC BIKE SHARE USE
From November 1-7, 2016, Philadelphia, PA transit workers went on strike, stopping all transit services in the city. Researchers used the strike as a natural experiment to examine the impact of public transit strikes on use of Philadelphia's bicycle share program. They estimated that the strike caused an increase of between 86 and 92 trips per 100,000 population (57% increase in use) on average during the strike period. After the strike, ridership quickly returned to baseline, decreasing by 80 trips per 100,000 population. Impact of a Public Transit Strike on Public Bicycle Share Use: An Interrupted Time Series Natural Experiment Study: http://bit.ly/2xfoT1U
TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD
-> Papers recently released through the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board OnlineFirst portal include:
- PEDESTRIAN INJURY SEVERITY VS. VEHICLE IMPACT SPEED
This paper describes a method for fitting predictive models that relate vehicle impact speeds to pedestrian injuries. Researchers calibrated results from a national sample to reflect local injury statistics. Pedestrian Injury Severity vs. Vehicle Impact Speed: Uncertainty Quantification and Calibration to Local Conditions: http://bit.ly/2Rydbsv
- IDENTIFY, DIAGNOSE & TREAT ACTIVE TRANSPORT SAFETY ISSUES
This paper presents a new approach for identifying, diagnosing, and remedying active transportation safety issues. The approach is demonstrated through a case study of the City of Vancouver, Canada's 134 traffic analysis zones. Researchers used comprehensive GIS data related to traffic exposure, socio-economics, land use, built environment, street network, and cyclist and pedestrian networks in their analysis. They identified the top 10% active transportation crash-prone zones and safe zones using the Mahalanobis distance method. A Novel Approach for Identifying, Diagnosing, and Treating Active Transportation Safety Issues: http://bit.ly/2RAOwmQ
- MIDBLOCK PEDESTRIAN CRASH PREDICTIONS
This paper presents the results of efforts to develop the data profile and analysis methods for a risk-based, systemic pedestrian safety approach. The end goal of this research is a framework that allows practitioners to identify and prioritize locations within a jurisdiction that are risky for pedestrians and identify and implement effective, appropriate treatments. Midblock Pedestrian Crash Predictions in a Systemic, Risk-Based Pedestrian Safety Process: http://bit.ly/2RATK25
- PED & MOTORIST INTERACTION AT SEMI-CONTROLLED CROSSWALKS
This paper describes the detailed analysis of video recordings of more than 3,400 pedestrian-motorist interactions at semi-controlled crosswalks. (Semi-controlled crosswalks have pavement markings and signs, but are not signal-controlled.) The study also took advantage of a conversion from one-way operation in spring 2017 to two-way operation in spring 2018 on the street chosen for data collection and analysis. The data showed that 56.5% of drivers slowed down or stopped for pedestrians on the one-way street. This value rose to 63.9% on the same street after it had been converted to two-way operation. Modeling Pedestrian and Motorist Interaction at Semi-Controlled Crosswalks: The Effects of a Change from One-Way to Two-Way Street Operation: http://bit.ly/2RCIl1H
- EVALUATION OF ADVISORY BIKE LANE TREATMENT ON ROAD USER BEHAVIOR
-> The purpose of this study is to determine how new pavement markings (advisory bike lanes) influence cyclist and motorist interactions and positioning, especially with respect to the distance between motorists and cyclists when passing. The findings indicate that the advisory bike lanes created more favorable conditions for cyclist safety and for motor vehicle compliance. These findings include multiple parts: (i) motorists passed cyclists with a greater lateral separation distance; (ii) cyclists positioned themselves further from parking edge line and rode in the middle of the bike lane; (iii) motor vehicle traveling speed decreased (the 85th percentile speed decreased by 5.2% after the installation of the advisory bike lane); and (iv) average cyclist speed increased. Operational Evaluation of Advisory Bike Lane Treatment on Road User Behavior in Ottawa, Canada: http://bit.ly/2RzBeqV
QUOTES R US
TRAVEL POVERTY DEFINED
"Alexander Quayle from Sustrans in the UK presented research into travel poverty in Scotland, which they define as being when people do not have access to essential services or work because of a lack of affordable transport options. This can result in a burden on households for those on medium or lower incomes. According to their research, 20% of the population in Scotland live in areas at a high risk of transport poverty - mainly located in small towns or rural areas characterized by lower incomes and limited public transport options (i.e. need to have a car). Of these, 61% are areas where essential services can be accessed by bike within 10 minutes."
--Travel poverty defined in a European Cyclists' Federation report of a Velo-city 2019 conference session. http://bit.ly/2xh8gm8
AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...
FIRST ASTRONAUTS ON THE MOON WERE LOST
Fast Company reported Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were lost on the Moon. Neither they nor NASA knew exactly where they were when they landed on the Moon. Yet it didn't impede the mission. Mission Control never lost radio contact with them. But NASA was never able to figure out where, exactly, on the Moon they had set down, during the entire 22 1/2 hours they were on the Moon. As they prepared to land at the original landing spot, the Sea of Tranquility, the astronauts realized its surface was a boulder-strewn crater. Armstrong took manual control to land several miles away on safe, level, but unknown Moon ground. One reason to know where you were on the Moon was to make navigating back to orbit-and the flight home-safer and easier. http://bit.ly/2RzHSgH.
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.
Webinar "How to make MaaS a reality" (Mobility-as-a-Service)
Date: June 26, 2019, 10:00 am to 11:00 am ET
Presenter(s): Sarah Wray (SmartCitiesWorld), Thomas Friderich (moovel) & Olga Anapryenka (Atkins)
Details: http://bit.ly/2KI0SZe, free
Webinar "How Agency Culture Is Transforming with the Use of Performance Measures"
Date: June 27, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Jim Padilla (TX DOT), Rebecca Geyer (ND DOT), Deanna Belden (MN DOT) & David Putz (IA DOT)
Host: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2ws5cmR, $95 for some registrants
Webinar "A Sneak Peek at the 2019 Safe Routes to School National Conference"
Date: June 27, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Amir Emamian (City of Austin), Areiona King (BikeWalkKC), Janis McDonald (Portland Bureau of Transportation), Gena Torres (Plan Hillsborough) & John Egberts (Univ. of FL)
Host: Safe Routes Partnership
Details: http://bit.ly/31pqr7m, free
Webinar "Visualization for Transportation Decision-Making, Operations, and Safety"
Date: July 8, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET
Presenter(s): Brittany Gernhard (High Street Consulting Group), Michael Pack (CATT Laboratory at the Univ. of MD) & Skylar Knickerbocker (IA State Univ.)
Host: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2KGWVDS, some will pay $95
Webinar "Contextual Guidance at Intersections for Protected Bicycle Lanes"
Date: July 9, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Chris Monsere & Nathan McNeil (Portland State Univ.)
Host: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University
Details: http://bit.ly/2RJQuSl, free
Webinar "Transportation project prioritization: Hear from Virginia and Hawaii"
Date: July 10, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Chad Tucker (VA DOT) & Ed Sniffen (HI DOT)
Host: State Smart Transportation Initiative
Details: http://bit.ly/2RBCMR4, free
Webinar "Partnering for Engagement: Accessibility of Public Spaces"
Date: July 17, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Rene Cummins & Rebecca Williams (Southeast ADA Center) & Carol Tyson (Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund)
Host: America Walks
Details: http://bit.ly/2RyjdsW, free
Webinar "Partnerships Between Transit Agencies and Transportation Network Companies"
Date: July 17, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET
Presenter(s): Terra Curtis, Meg Merritt, & Carmen Chen (Nelson/Nygaard) & Buffy Ellis (KFH Group, Inc.)
Host: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2RyA9Qe, free
Webinar "Return on Investment for Active Transportation"
Date: July 17, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Details: http://bit.ly/2PYHAh2, $50/site for APBP members, $85/site for non-members
Webinar "Public Transit in America"
Date: July 18, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Jodi Godfrey (Center for Urban Transportation Research)
Host: Center for Urban Transportation Research
Details: http://bit.ly/2V5XfCw, free
Webinar "Observations from the 2017 NHTS (National Household Travel Survey)"
Date: July 18, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Jodi Godfrey (Univ. of South FL)
Host: Center for Urban Transportation Research
Details: http://bit.ly/2JGpNeW, free
Webinar "Vision Zero in London: Reducing Road Danger By Encouraging Active, Sustainable Modes"
Date: July 18, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET (5:00 pm to 6:00 pm BST)
Presenter(s): Naomi Baster, Stuart Reid & Simon Bradbury (Transport for London)
Host: Vision Zero Partnership
Details: http://bit.ly/31sK2mU, free
Webinar "Social Media + Trails: Growing and Engaging Your Followers"
Date: July 18, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET
Presenter(s): Casey Schreiner (Modern Hiker), Daniel Gross (National Park Geek) & Jerrica Archibald (Tread Lightly!, Inc.)
Host: American Trails
Details: http://bit.ly/2x9T4rd, members $19, nonmembers $39
Webinar "Aging in Place: Improving Mobility for Older Adults"
Date: July 24, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET
Presenter(s): Alan DeLaTorre (Portland State Univ), Ivis Garcia Zambrana & Ja Young Kim (Univ. of UT)
Host: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University
Details: http://bit.ly/2xbkuNi, free
Webinar "Toolkit for Measuring Public Involvement Effectiveness in Transportation"
Date: July 30, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET
Presenter(s): Bruce Brown, Anne Fruge, Shaun Glaze & Jamie Strausz-Clark(PRR)
Host: Transportation Research Board
Details: http://bit.ly/2xnQWMJ, some registrants pay $95
Webinar "Connected and Engaged: Community Outreach Strategies for Transportation"
Date: August 14, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Host: America Walks
Details: http://bit.ly/2Rx7ElK, free
Webinar "Getting the Green Light: Improving Actuation and Detection for Cyclists & Pedestrians"
Date: August 21, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
Details: http://bit.ly/2PZveFE, $50/site for APBP members, $85/site for non-members
PEDBIKEDATA: NEW PED & BIKE DATASET CLEARINGHOUSE
-> The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announced a new clearinghouse of pedestrian and bicycle datasets. (PedBikeData: http://bit.ly/2RD5yRx) Funded and developed by the Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS), PedBikeData provides collision, count, and infrastructure data by geographical scale. The database contains over 3,000 records from data sources from across the US, most of which are readily available online. CSCRS welcomes others to partner on future phases of the site to improve it as a resource for all who are interested in pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
IMPROVING ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC TRANSIT INTEGRATION
-> The Centre for Active Transportation released a new guide that addresses the journey to and from transit, which is often a hazardous one. (Improving Active Transportation and Public Transit Integration: A Guidebook for Policy and Planning: http://bit.ly/2RzGtqB) The guide highlights the challenges of walking and cycling to transit and offers solutions based on international best practice. It includes case studies of North American jurisdictions that maximize opportunities for access to transit by active modes of travel, profiles the potential for transit projects to serve as Complete Street projects, and includes audit tools that community members can use to evaluate current conditions for walking or cycling to their transit stop or station.
APTA 2019 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FACT BOOK
-> The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released a report that provides an overview of the US public transit system. (2019 Public Transportation Fact Book: http://bit.ly/2REUKCy) It includes information about passenger travel modes, energy consumption, operating expenses, and other data.
BC, CANADA ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION DESIGN GUIDE
-> The Price Tags blog reported the Province of British Columbia, Canada released a new guide to create consistent design for active transportation facilities across the Province that result in doubling active transportation trips. (British Columbia: Active Transportation: Design Guide: http://bit.ly/2RBao1s) The Guide also provides expectations in design guidance for any applications for grant programs to build active transportation infrastructure. The British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act is also going to be revamped to encompass ALL the different users of the roads, and acknowledge the importance of active transportation. This will include a retooling of current driver education to include the legal rights of all road users. http://bit.ly/2REiE0L
SIDEWALK LABS UPDATED STREET DESIGN PRINCIPLES
-> The Human Environment Digest reported Sidewalk Labs updated their Street Design Principles (http://bit.ly/2vtK1QZ0), which provide recommendations on how transportation practitioners can use new technology to design safer, more comfortable and efficient streets. The new principles focus on tailoring streets for different modes, separating streets by speed, incorporating flexibility into street space, and recapturing street space for non-vehicular modes. The principles suggest specific improvements such as LED embedded pavement, street sensors, flexible lanes, demand-based pricing, and other traffic management tools. Such designs can help officials plan for future transportation modes, such as automated vehicles. http://bit.ly/2xbS7P0
PBIC LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
-> The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) launched its next generation website to connect practitioners and others with tools that help advance pedestrian and bicyclist safety, mobility, access, and equity. (PedBikeInfo: http://bit.ly/1Bhbz7F) The new site builds on content and resources restructured into new areas for improved functionality, based on input from a variety of website users and stakeholders. A facts and figures section shares updated data related to pedestrian and bicyclist concepts, and 30 new crosscutting topics pages provide curated, must-read resources related to key issues. Search the archives to access past webinars and hundreds of resources and best practices developed by experts across a variety of fields.
TR NEWS WOMEN AND GENDER IN TRANSPORTATION ISSUE
-> The May-June 2019 issue of TR News addresses women and gender in transportation. Developed by the TRB Standing Committee on Women's Issues in Transportation, this theme issue explores topics including statistics about the negative effects of women's inequitable transportation access on the global economy; women and transit; a case study from Austria on women's travel constraints; and the challenges that minority, low-income women face as pedestrians and bicyclists. (Copies of the TR News may be purchased individually or ordered on an annual subscription basis. TRB releases the full PDF version of a TR News issue 4 months after its release in print format.) http://bit.ly/2RANOpG
GEOGRAPHY OF AGING MAP SERIES
-> Fast Company reported one way to sort out who will be most impacted by aging is to look at age demographics across the country and how they will change over time. Using data from the US Census Bureau and its own updated demographics, spatial-analytics firm Esri put together for Fast Company an exclusive 7 map Geography of Aging series that examines the issue from a number of angles, including a district-by-district breakdown of the median age in 2010 and the projected median age in 2023. (http://bit.ly/2xhmF1G) The result is a compelling visual record of both who we are right now and where we are heading. Populations are not aging evenly, and issues related to aging will impact individual communities in vastly different ways, boosting economic opportunity in some areas while putting a strain on social services in others. http://bit.ly/2xdgyeX
SHARED MOBILITY & MULTIMODAL TRANSPORT PLANNING
-> FHWA released a report that describes 3 case studies of how metropolitan planning organizations are integrating shared mobility into regional multimodal transportation planning. (Integrating Shared Mobility into Multimodal Transportation Planning: Metropolitan Area Case Studies: http://bit.ly/2RGxPGY) This report also identifies how transportation agencies are working with shared mobility companies to integrate these options into regional multimodal transportation networks in ways that improve system performance and support regional goals.
ANTI-POLLUTION MASK REMOVES 0.05 MICROMETER PARTICLES
-> Springwise reported a French company developed reusable high-tech anti-pollution mask that removes particles as small as 0.05 micrometers. It has a replaceable filter and is synced with an app that estimates when the filter should be replaced based on the air quality of the user's location. The mask sells for €195(US$247) making it one of the more expensive anti-pollution masks on the market. http://bit.ly/2xfu8hS
VIDEOS: TRAIL INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS
-> The International Trails Symposium is offering professionally recorded, downloadable 18-minute videos of some of their most exciting sessions on the hottest topics in the trails industry, presented by the experts in their field. The TRAILSNext series is $50 for the full package and $35 for sessions from a single day. http://bit.ly/2xdtXDZ
LAB BICYCLE FRIENDLY DRIVER PROGRAM
-> The League of American Bicyclists reported a League Cycling Instructor offered Bicycle Friendly Driver training in her town before nearly 500 people on bikes would stop over in that small rural town during the Tour de Nebraska, a 5-day supported ride around the state. http://bit.ly/2xbZzd7
The Bicycle Friendly Driver program, created by the City of Fort Collins, aims to educate motorized vehicle drivers about how and why bicyclists travel the roadways in the ways they do to develop a shared understanding for all users. The League of American Bicyclists coordinated with the city to repackage the program materials to be distributed nationally to its network of nearly 6,000 League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). The Bicycle Friendly Driver curriculum is geared toward large vehicle drivers such as buses, delivery trucks, and tractor trailers, but as any bicyclists knows, what benefits large vehicle drivers can also benefit smaller vehicle drivers. The class is beneficial for any type of motorized vehicle driver. http://bit.ly/2xbDtqT
VIRTUAL PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT PRESENTATION
-> The Transportation Research Board Committee on Public Involvement (ADA60) released a PowerPoint presentation during their mid-year meeting created and delivered by FHWA staff on virtual public involvement, its tools and techniques, and technical assistance and resources. Virtual Public Involvement: http://bit.ly/2xbQ5ym
SHARE WHAT YOU KNOW
-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Walking's New Movements Conference, November 1-3, 2019, Plymouth, United Kingdom
Deadline: June 30, 2019, http://bit.ly/2W3yfLY
-> CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 12th International Urban Design Conference, November 13-16, 2019, Hobart, Australia
Deadline: July 26, 2019, http://bit.ly/2LK4CeN
-> CALL FOR PAPERS - 2020 TRB Annual Meeting and for the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting, January 12-16, 2020, Washington, DC)
Deadline: August 1, 2019, http://bit.ly/2VkTwfS
-> CALL FOR INNOVATION IN ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY PAPERS - 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 12-16, 2020, Washington, DC (TRB ABE60: Standing Committee on Accessible Transportation and Mobility.)
Deadline: August 1, 2019, http://bit.ly/31oigIf
-> CALL FOR SPEAKERS - 2020 Lifesavers Conference, March 15-17, 2020, Tampa, FL
Deadline: September 6, 2019, http://bit.ly/2M8sHfl
-> CALL FOR POSTERS - Transportation Research Board Committee on Public Involvement (ADA60) for TRB Annual Meeting, January 12-16, 2020, Washington, DC
Deadline: September 9, 2019, http://bit.ly/2xc4cUp
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
-> June 26-27, 2019 - PraxisConference Pedestrian Protection; Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
-> June 26-28, 2019 - ICLEI Resilient Cities 2019: 10th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, Bonn, Germany
-> June 26-29, 2019 - Vanguard Conference (Next City), Newark, NJ
-> July 3-6, 2019 - Canadian Institute of Planners Nation al Conference, Ottawa, Canada
-> July 8 - 12, 2019 - Esri User Conference, San Diego, CA
-> July 11, 2019 - Racial Justice Training Building Racial Equity Training (Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation), Nashville, TN
-> July 12-16, 2019 - Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, Tampa, FL
-> July 15-18, 2019 - Automated Vehicles Symposium 2019, Orlando, FL
-> July 15-19, 2019 - IBPI Workshop: Comprehensive Bikeway Design (Transportation Research and Education Research Center, Portland State University), Portland, OR
-> July 18, 2019 - PlacesForBikes Workshop, Columbus, OH
-> July 21-23, 2019 - IBPI Workshop: Planning for Active Transportation: If You Build It, Will They Come? (Transportation Research and Education Research Center, Portland State University), Portland, OR
-> July 21-24, 2019 - Joint ITE International and Texas District Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Austin, TX
-> July 21-26, 2019 - Joint Meeting of the AASHTO Committee on Design and Council on Active Transportation and TRB Roadside Safety Design Committee, Reno, NV http://bit.ly/2CtchqH
-> August 1, 2019 - PlacesForBikes Workshop, Bentonville, AR
-> August 4-7, 2019 - 2019 ACT International Conference, New York, NY
-> August 13, 2019 - PlacesForBikes Workshop, Atlanta, GA
-> August 13-15, 2019 - 2019 National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta, GA
-> August 24-28, 2019 - IMAGINE THE FUTURE: Advancing Traffic Safety through Technology and Innovation (Governors Highway Safety Association 2019 Annual Meeting), Anaheim, CA
-> August 25-28, 2019 - Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Conference Portland, OR
-> August 25-28 - PlacesForBikes Workshop (in conjunction with the APBP Conference), Portland, OR
-> September 4, 2019 - Racial Justice Training Building Racial Equity Training (Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation), Raleigh, NC
-> September 9 - 12, 2019 - NACTO Designing Cities 2019: Toronto, Canada
-> September 10-12, 2019 - Texas Department of Transportation Annual Environmental Conference (TX DOT & TRB), Austin, TX
-> September 10-13, 2019 - 6th International Conference on Women's Issues in Transportation (WIiT 2019), Irvine, CA
-> September 15-18, 2019 - 12th TRB International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, Kalispell, MT
-> September 15-18, 2019 - Conference on Data and Performance Driven Project Prioritization (Transportation Research Board), Atlanta, GA
-> September 22-26, 2019 - International Conference on Ecology & Transportation (ICOET) Achieving Balance in Ecology and Transportation (California Depts of Transportation and Fish & Wildlife), Sacramento, CA
-> September 24, 2019 - 2019 National Walking Summit-Places for People (America Walks), Columbus, OH
-> September 24-26, 2019 - 2019 NRPA Annual Conference (National Recreation and Park Association), Baltimore, MD
-> September 30 - October 3, 2019 - National 2019 Vanguard Conference (Next City), Sacramento, CA (Limited 40 applicants)
-> October 1-4, 2019 - 3rd International Placemaking Week (Project for Public Spaces), Chattanooga, TN
-> October 3-4, 2019 - 2019 Public Health Law Summit: Data Sharing to Improve Community Health, Plymouth, MI
-> October 7-11, 2019 - Walk21- XX: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
-> October 10-11, 2019 - 5th Annual Vision Zero Cities Conference (Vision Zero Network), New York, NY
-> October 15-17, 2019 - California Bike Summit, Los Angeles, CA
-> October 15-17, 2019 - All In: Data for Community Health National Meeting, Baltimore, MD
-> October 17, 2019 - Racial Justice Training Building Racial Equity Training (Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation), New York, NY
-> October 21-25, 2019 - Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations Annual Conference (AMPO), Baltimore, MD
-> October 23-24, 2019 - MN Statewide Toward Zero Deaths Conference, St. Cloud, MN
-> October 24-25, 2019 - 32nd ICTCT Conference, Warsaw, Poland
-> October 24-25, 2019 - 12th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, Dubuque, IA
-> October 25-26, 2019 - Oklahoma Bike Summit, Oklahoma City, OK
-> October 31, 2019 - PlacesForBikes Workshop, Santa Barbara, CA
-> November 1-3, 2019 - Walking's New Movements Conference, Plymouth, United Kingdom
-> November 2-6, 2019 - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, Philadelphia, PA
-> November 5-6, 2019 - 9th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization in Action (Transportation Research Board), Washington, DC
-> November 7, 2019 - PlacesForBikes Workshop, Providence, RI
-> November 7, 2019 - Center for Transportation Studies Annual Transportation Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN
-> November 8-9, 2019 - 2019 NC BikeWalk Summit, Winston-Salem, NC
-> November 10-13, 2019 - Trafinz Conference 2019 (New Zealand Traffic Institute) Hamilton, New Zealand
-> November 12-14, 2019 - 2019 Safe Routes to School National Conference, Tampa, FL
-> November 12-14, 2019 - Vision Zero Summit, Helsinki, Finland
-> November 13-15, 2019 - 2nd International Conference on Resilience to Natural Hazards and Extreme Weather Events: Transportation Resilience 2019 (Transportation Research Board, Federal Highway Administration & American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials), Washington, DC
-> November 13-16, 2019 - 12th International Urban Design Conference, Hobart, Australia
-> November 14, 2019 - Racial Justice Training Building Racial Equity Training (Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation), Oakland, CA
-> November 14-16, 2019 - LA CoMotion, Los Angeles, CA
-> November 18-20, 2019 - International Cycling Safety Conference, (International Cycling Safety Community), Brisbane, Australia
-> November 20-21, 2019 - First International Conference on 3D Printing and Transportation (Transportation Research Board), Washington, DC
-> November 20-23, 2019 - City Summit, San Antonio, TX
-> December 11-12, 2019 - Conference on Health and Active Transportation (Transportation Research Board), Washington, DC
-> January 12-16, 2020 - 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
NEW & FURTHER OUT: See http://bit.ly/centerlines for other events more than six months from now.
-> March 10-11, 2020 - National Walking Summit Connecting Communities, Overcoming Barriers (America Walks), St. Louis, MO
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.
-> CALL FOR ENTRIES - 13TH ANNUAL COMPETITION AND CALL FOR COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTS WITH JOHN AND JANE Q. PUBLIC
The Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Public Involvement in Transportation is holding its 13th annual John and Jane Public Communications Contest. The John and Jane Public Communications contest recognizes excellence in communications on technical transportation topics or issues to lay persons. This year's theme is on the need for transportation investments and issues related to funding.
Deadline: July 26, 2019, http://bit.ly/2REryvh
-> JOB - BUILT ENVIRONMENT COORDINATOR, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, WAKE COUNTY, NC
This position will serve as the Built Environment Coordinator for the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health (CCCPH) Branch serving as the subject matter expert to funded organizations and state partners to establish activity-friendly routes that connect everyday destinations to increase safe, accessible physical activity.
Deadline: June 27, 2019 by 5:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2RBkOyd
-> JOB - MOBILITY COORDINATOR - 0619, CITY OF GREENVILLE, SC
Under the direction of the Sr. Landscape Architect, manages projects related to the Trails & Greenways Master Plan and the Bicycle Master Plan. Manages in-house design and planning, consultants, and construction administration. Reviews grants, bids, construction estimate, and permits. Works with other City departments, leadership, public advocacy groups, and other partners in the pursuit of improving multi-mobility options throughout the City. Ensures Greenville's continued Bike Friendly Community status.
Deadline: July 5, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2RBeCGk
-> 2 JOBS, SAN FRANCISCO (CA) MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
- MANAGER V - BICYCLE CAPITAL PROGRAM MANAGER
This position reports to the Livable Streets Director, and manages the bicycle capital program section within the Livable Streets Subdivision of Sustainable Streets, with primary responsibility for developing and delivering the SFMTA's bicycle capital projects. This position will set bicycle funding priorities for the Subdivision in collaboration with other Livable Streets managers, and is responsible for ensuring the on-time and on-budget delivery of high-priority bicycle safety improvements throughout San Francisco.
Deadline: July 10, 2019 by 5:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2RBnkEF
- MANAGER V - PEDESTRIAN CAPITAL PROGRAM MANAGER
This position reports to the Livable Streets Director, and manages the pedestrian capital program section within the Livable Streets Subdivision of Sustainable Streets, with primary responsibility for developing and delivering the SFMTA's pedestrian capital projects. This position will set pedestrian safety funding priorities for the Subdivision in collaboration with other Livable Streets managers and the City Traffic Engineer, and is responsible for ensuring the on-time and on-budget delivery of high-priority pedestrian safety improvements throughout San Francisco.
Deadline: July 10, 2019 by 5:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2RBnkEF
-> JOB - ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION STREET DESIGNER (GRADUATE ENGINEER A), CITY OF AUSTIN, TX
The Austin Transportation Department's Active Transportation and Street Design Division has an opening for full-time Street Designer position (Graduate Engineer A) to develop projects that improve mobility and safety for bicycling, walking, safe routes to schools, and transit priority projects. This position will develop, publicly vet, scope, and support the installation multimodal mobility and safety projects. This position will be part of a ten-person team to coordinate delivery for a large volume of projects in a deadline-driven environment.
Deadline: July 15, 2019 by 11:59 pm CT, http://bit.ly/2xgj8kt
-> JOB - AMERICORPS MAJOR TAYLOR PROJECT COORDINATOR, CASCADE BICYCLE CLUB, SEATTLE, WA
The Major Taylor Project (MTP) empowers youth from underrepresented communities through bicycling. In MTP after-school clubs, students establish healthy habits, build relationships, gain confidence and discover their ability to affect positive change. Who we serve: The Major Taylor Project reaches more than 500 youth annually in middle and high schools in central and south King County and in Pierce County. Club locations are intentionally established to reach youth in low-income and diverse neighborhoods. The Major Taylor Project AmeriCorps will support 10 community sites and schools throughout South Seattle and Tacoma.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2RER3fV
-> 2 JOBS, SHARED-USE MOBILITY CENTER, LOS ANGELES, CA
The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC), a non-profit public interest organization, works to foster collaboration in shared mobility (including bikesharing, carsharing, ridesharing and more) and help connect the growing industry with transit agencies, cities and communities across the nation. Both positions will work closely with the other, and SUMC's California and Chicago teams to help lead the organization's growing programs on the West Coast. These positions represent a rare leadership opportunity to work across the public and private sectors to shape the future of mobility around climate and social equity goals.
- PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Depending on needs at the time, the Program Coordinator may be responsible for conducting outreach and stakeholder engagement, planning meetings and events, conducting research and analysis, delivering technical assistance, and handling administrative tasks.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2xfSqZe
- PROGRAM MANAGER
Depending on needs at the time, the Program Manager may be responsible for developing partnerships, managing client relationships, conducting research and analysis, delivering technical assistance, conducting meetings and events, doing outreach and stakeholder engagement, and handling administrative tasks.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2xfSqZe
-> JOB - EVENTS COORDINATOR, WASHINGTON (DC) AREA BICYCLIST ASSOCIATION
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) seeks an impeccably organized, enthusiastic Events Coordinator to execute and grow WABA's signature events portfolio: the Sprouts Ride, the Sweet Ride & Shindig, the 50 States Ride, WABA in the Wild, the Cider Ride, and the Bicyclists' Choice Awards.
Deadline: None provided, https://indeedhi.re/2RCsfW8
-> JOBS - BICYCLING PROGRAM TEAM MEMBER (TEMPORARY 10-MONTH POSITION) (4 POSITIONS), CITY OF BOSTON, MA
The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is seeking candidates for its Active Transportation community programs team. Team members support multiple education and outreach initiatives, with most of their time dedicated to on-bike youth and adult educational programming across the City.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2vxWP8R
-> American Planning Association Jobs Online, http://bit.ly/2BmNvFi
-> Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Career Center: http://bit.ly/1DhwE41 (members only)
-> Alta Planning + Design, http://bit.ly/1jbgjF9
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> Lime, http://bit.ly/2Iptxmk
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg
-> TRB Careers in Motion Job Center, http://bit.ly/2A5sQWQ
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