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-> RFP - SAFETY EVALUATION OF ON-STREET BICYCLE FACILITY DESIGN FEATURES, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) issued a request for proposals to provide practitioners at transportation agencies with data-driven guidelines for selecting context-appropriate design features for safety improvements to existing separated and non-separated on-street bicycle facilities and for planning new facilities. The guidelines will be based on an up-to-date, quantitative analysis of crash patterns, as well as an evaluation of the roadway characteristics, land use patterns, and human factors that increase conflicts and the risk and severity of midblock crashes that involve bicyclists.
Deadline: February 20, 2020, http://bit.ly/2REf7QE
-> RFP - ACCESSING AMERICA'S GREAT OUTDOORS: FORECASTING RECREATIONAL TRAVEL DEMAND, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) issued a request for proposals to develop a recreational travel demand model component that is compatible with and can be incorporated into or used in conjunction with transportation demand models currently in use by transportation planning agencies and guidelines for those agencies on enhanced recreational travel modeling.
Deadline: February 25, 2020, http://bit.ly/3aBigJN
-> CALL FOR PARTICIPANT APPLICATIONS - VANGUARD GREENSBORO CONFERENCE, NEXT CITY
The Vanguard conference is an experiential urban leadership gathering of rising urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors, including urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media. Next City's Vanguard program brings together 40 rising urban professionals working to improve cities. Each year, Next City selects applicants whose smart ideas for cities, experience in the field and ambition for the future all show great promise. Once selected as a Vanguard, the conference is free to attend. Applications close on February 17. Individuals who apply by January 24, receive a discounted application fee. The Vanguard Greensboro conference will be May 11-14, 2020 in Greensboro, NC.
Deadline: February 17, 2020, http://bit.ly/2tG6ZqD
-> JOB - PLANNER SENIOR TRANSPORTATION/PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE/ADA PLANNER, MN DOT, ROSEVILLE, MN
This position will work in conjunction with the Metro District Pedestrian/Bicycle/ADA Coordinator to provide bicycle and pedestrian facilities and accommodations on the Trunk Highway system, including those appropriate for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will serve as an expert on meeting program needs, and will lead related intra-and interagency coordination. This position will provide critical interdisciplinary resources to the planning, programming and preliminary design of trunk highway projects that further multimodal state and regional transportation goals and priorities. Work includes providing technical assistance to the development and review of project's studies, scoping documents and environmental documentation, as well as assisting the development of District plans for bicycle and pedestrian policy and investment.
Deadline: January 23, 2020, http://bit.ly/36cccDT
-> JOB - CE V BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN/ADA POLICY ENGINEER, IL DOT, SANGAMON COUNTY, IL
This position is accountable for the development, implementation, and interpretation of the engineering policies that govern the design of bicycle and pedestrian facilities. This position is also accountable for management of the Recreational Trails Program, state sponsored trail projects funded by the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP), and the department's Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Transition Plan for programs and facilities in the public right of way. Implementation of policy is accomplished through revisions of the Bureau of Design and Environment Manual and by teaching/hosting courses on bicycle, pedestrian, and ADA design.
Deadline: January 29, 2020 by 4:40 pm CT, http://bit.ly/38xlyLV
-> 2 JOBS, NYC DOT, MANHATTAN, NY
- BIKE SHARE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Under the direction of the Executive Director and senior program staff, the candidate will perform very responsible work in the supervision, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and/or evaluation of the Citi Bike Program. Duties shall include: coordinating bike share equipment siting and installation with community stakeholders, including City agencies, public utilities, partner organizations, property owners, community organizations, and residents; preparing planning documents required for funding; evaluating locations for potential bike share stations and assisting with bike share siting and fieldwork activities; among other duties.
Deadline: None provided, https://on.nyc.gov/2RGUUcG
- COMMUNITY ASSISTANT
The Community Assistant will be responsible for research and data entry utilizing multiple databases and applications for inspection, violations, correspondence, re-inspection and postings related to sidewalk, curb and pedestrian ramps; respond to routine pedestrian ramp and sidewalk inquiries and complaints during construction; participate in SIM booths at NYC events such as Summer Streets, Weekend Walks, Town Hall Meetings, etc., to provide information regarding Sidewalk Repair and the Pedestrian Ramp Upgrade program; among other duties.
Deadline: None provided (posted until January 23, 2020), https://on.nyc.gov/2NN8hH8
-> 3 JOBS, AMERICA WALKS
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TELEWORK FROM YOUR OWN OFFICE IN THE US
America Walks seeks an experienced dynamic professional to serve as Executive Director. Reporting to the America Walks Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for America Walks administration, programs and execution of its mission. The Executive Director must be a strong team-oriented leader prepared to collaborate with staff and organizational partners to grow the national walking movement and elevate the importance of walking, moving and walkability among individuals, organizations and decision-makers. Candidates must demonstrate fundraising success, persuasive public speaking and writing skills, an understanding of advocacy and passion for the mission of America Walks.
Deadline: Rolling until position is filled, http://bit.ly/2SkJ2PU
- COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE, TELEWORK FROM YOUR OWN OFFICE
America Walks seeks a passionate and creative person to work with their Deputy Director as a Communications Associate. This person will help to develop written and visual content, identify new opportunities to expand their reach online, and assist on major projects including the National Walking Summit-St. Louis, edits of their web and other online materials, and other exciting things coming in 2020. The Communications Associate will work part-time from home on a flexible schedule. Candidates should be willing to commit up to 20 hours a month.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2sQ502M
- ONLINE TRAINING ASSOCIATE, TELEWORK FROM YOUR OWN OFFICE
Want to help America Walks continue its longstanding tradition of providing informative, timely, and sometime provocative conversations for our national network? America Walks seeks a creative and inquisitive person to work with their Deputy Director as an Online Training Associate. This person will help develop their online training calendar, secure speakers, identify new opportunities to grow our webinar series and other products, and assist with other projects coming in 2020. The Online Training Associate will work part-time from home on a flexible schedule. Candidates should be willing to commit up to 20 hours a month.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/30HdHc8
-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I OR II - BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN COORDINATION, NORTH CENTRAL TX COG, ARLINGTON, TX
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an entry- or mid-level Transportation Planner to support the Sustainable Development program, specifically related to Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordination. This position offers an exciting opportunity for candidates to participate in a wide range of activities with stakeholders in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area related to bicycle/pedestrian planning and studies, multi-modal corridor studies, safety education and outreach, development of a regional pedestrian safety action plan, coordinating quarterly meetings with the regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC), coordinating stakeholder meetings and preparing meeting summaries, data collection including the bicycle and pedestrian count program, using ArcGIS and Publisher to create detailed maps for various planning projects, geodatabase file maintenance of regional trails and bikeways, and using ArcGIS for spatial analysis and spatial data editing.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/38sLk3Z
-> JOB - HUMAN FACTORS SCIENTIST, EXPONENT, LOS ANGELES, CA
Exponent seeks a Scientist for their Human Factors Practice. In this role you will work as part of a team to analyze human performance related to a wide variety of scenarios involving automobiles/bicycles/scooters, pedestrian behavior, occupational work and machinery, and consumer products.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/3aANCjI
-> JOB - COMMUNITY ORGANIZER, SILICON VALLEY BICYCLE COALITION, SAN MATEO & SANTA CLARA COUNTIES, CA
The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition seeks a Community Organizer who has experience making policy change through an organizing model, bringing people together to advance a common cause. Some of the specific projects that this new team member will oversee include staffing a group of savvy members who regularly meet to discuss and act upon important bike-related issues; helping with the adoption of an ambitious bike plan; and working proactively in existing communities to minimize opposition to new bike projects, among others.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/3aAOaFU
-> 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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