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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – BUILDING CAPACITY OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS TO ADDRESS PUBLIC HEALTH GOALS, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
CDC's Healthy Community Design Initiative works to improve public health by: Linking public health surveillance with community design decisions; Improving community design decisions through tools such as Health Impact Assessment; Educating decision makers on the health impact of community design; and building partnerships with community design decision makers and their influencers. To increase the capacity of professional planners and planning departments to address today's public health issues this cooperative agreement will develop strategies and initiatives designed to provide evidence based guidance that planning professionals can use to create health promoting communities.
Deadline: May 15, 2015, 11:59 pm ET, http://1.usa.gov/1GnvV4z

-> JOB – SENIOR CALIFORNIA POLICY MANAGER, SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP
The Senior California Policy Manager serves as the lead staff for the National Partnership’s state policy work in California. As such, the Senior California Policy Manager maintains the California network and leads work with state agencies and the state legislature on strategies to increase funding and improve policies that result in more infrastructure and programs to support safe walking and bicycling for children and families, especially in lower-income communities, throughout California. The Senior California Policy Manager will also provide Safe Routes to School program and policy technical assistance as needed, and collaborate closely with other California-based staff.
Deadline: April 10, 2015 by 5:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/1IIq1bJ

-> JOB - BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PLANNER, TRAILNET, ST. LOUIS, MO
Trailnet is looking for an urban planner with expertise in placemaking and active transportation and the ability to manage events. We want a dynamic, highly skilled professional who desires to apply his or her urban planning expertise toward making St. Louis a better place for people to walk and bike. But more importantly, we seek a person who shares our passion to get people moving and to help our region build for better walking and biking.
Deadline: Open until filled, posted April 6, 2015, http://bit.ly/1DIxERu

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC FACILITIES, ANCHORAGE, AK
The Central Region Planning Section of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual for the position of Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions (AMATS) Planner. This position is DOT&PF’s primary staff member for the AMATS Technical Advisory and Policy Committees, and provides guidance and support for ADOT&PF representatives on the committees. Much of the work of this position focuses on road, highway, pedestrian, bicyclist, and transit improvements to the surface transportation network, smaller community airports, and intermodal connections.
Deadline: May 4, 2015 by 5:00 PM Alaska Time, http://bit.ly/1a4UEfJ

See also:
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> 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
-> Sam Schwartz Engineering, http://bit.ly/PsktvP
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg

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