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-> RFP- CONNECTING SENIORS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, NATIONAL CENTER ON SENIOR TRANSPORTATION
The National Center on Senior Transportation (NCST) is inviting applications for a new Ladders of Opportunity Grant Program entitled, Connecting Seniors to Public Transportation. This competitive grant program will provide funding to communities to develop and test interventions designed to encourage and facilitate increased access and usage of public transportation and mobility options by older adults to support successful aging. The grant program is intended to support community efforts to develop accessible, safe and less costly transportation options that enable seniors to live and thrive in their communities, build on and connect to the local transit-human services coordinated transportation plan, and offer a unique opportunity to cross-walk public transportation with programs that support aging in place at the community level.
Deadline: November 7, 2014
-> RFP: CAPTURING AND LEARNING ESSENTIAL CONSULTANT-DEVELOPED KNOWLEDGE WITHIN DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION
TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has issued a request for proposals to develop guidance for state departments of transportation on how to capture, learn, and maintain essential, mission-critical knowledge from the work of external consultants and contractors.
Deadline: December 16, 2014
-> JOB – PLANNER M-15, ALBUQUERQUE, NM
The City of Albuquerque has a job opening for a planner position with a focus on on-street bicycle work to perform professional and technical planning work involving the gathering, analysis and presentation of data in written, graphic or oral reports. Other duties include organizing and conducting meetings for community participation in planning and policy development; promoting alternatives to single occupancy driving and identifying improvement and enhancements to proposed and existing on-street bicycle facilities and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to higher level staff.
Deadline: October 23, 2014, by 11:50 pm MT
-> JOB – ASSISTANT TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR, CITY OF PORTLAND, OR
The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Assistant Director oversees three program groups, including: Policy, Planning & Projects; Development Permitting & Transit; and Transportation System Management. Through these groups, the Assistant Director oversees a $73M budget and a staff of over 200 employees. The primary programs within these three groups include: policy development, capital projects, active transportation, planning, development review, streetcar, tram, parking enforcement, parking garages, parking operations, and traffic design.
Deadline: October 24, 2014, 4:30 pm PT
-> JOB – EVENT & OUTREACH COORDINATOR, ADVENTURE CYCLING ASSN, MISSOULA, MT
Adventure Cycling Association seeks a well-organized, detail-oriented person to fill the role of Event and Outreach Coordinator to implement Adventure Cycling’s plan for their 40th anniversary (in 2016). This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join Adventure Cycling Association. The ideal candidate will be a team player who works well in a fast-paced environment, meets deadlines and works well under pressure. The candidate will ideally have experience in event planning and logistical management as well as enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel.
Deadline: Open until filled, review begins October 27, 2014
-> JOB – ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM MANAGER, SEATTLE, WA
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), a leader in progressive transportation, seeks a talented individual to develop, manage and champion a leading-edge active transportation program that benefits users of all ages and abilities. The program manager will steer a matrix-managed team to deliver projects, programs and encouragement strategies that increase the number of trips accomplished by walking, biking and transit; increase safety and efficient mobility for non-motorized users; create active public spaces; and advance the City’s greenhouse gas reduction goals.
Deadline: October 28, 2014, 4:00 pm PT
-> JOB – BIKE-SHARE PLANNER, METROBIKE, WASHOINGTON, DC
MetroBike, LLC is an internationally known bike-sharing consultancy and the first of its kind in North America. Established in 2004, MetroBike has a client list which includes local and federal governments, non-profit and for-profit organizations, and universities. MetroBike is hiring a full-time Bike-share Planner to conduct bike-share station site analysis; work with local government bureaus, public and private property owners, and civic associations to obtain input on proposed station sites; design station plans; coordinate station installation; and coordinate signage, markings, and delineator placement after installation.
Deadline: October 31, 2014
-> FELLOWSHIP – PLACES FELLOWSHIP, FUNDERS’ NETWORK FOR SMART GROWTH AND LIVABLE COMMUNITIES, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Work done in vulnerable and distressed communities often falls short of intended outcomes or doesn't translate into lasting impact. Because the needs and perspectives of low-income communities, often comprised of people of color, have been systematically disregarded in decisionmaking about growth and development, the Funders' Network developed the PLACES Fellowship. The PLACES Fellowship (Professionals Learning About Community, Equity & Smart Growth) develops tools and provides resources to help funders understand and eliminate the disproportionate impact of these decisions. We are now accepting applications for the sixth class of PLACES Fellows.
Deadline: December 5, 2014, by midnight ET
-> JOB – TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, JOHNSON, MIRMIRAN & THOMPSON, SPARKS, MD
JMT is seeking a Transportation Planner to participate on a multi-disciplined team addressing a variety of transportation planning and engineering projects. Multi-modal projects including roadways, transit, pedestrians, and bicycles. Assignments could include identifying the transportation problems, research, analysis of travel patterns and transportation conditions, evaluation of transportation alternatives and impacts, land use considerations, GIS, mapping and displays, technical reports, as well as, developing and attending public meetings. Activities will include interaction with clients, agencies, and project teams.
Deadline: None provided
-> 6 JOBS – ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is an international consulting firm with a mission to create active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities. We specialize in bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, greenway, and roadway planning, design, and implementation in addition to outreach and education programs.
Deadline: No deadlines provided
* Designer II, Portland, OR: http://bit.ly/1wnN5GH * Level I Planner, Vancouver, BC: http://bit.ly/1wtoJxd * Level I Engineer, Oakland or San Jose, CA: http://bit.ly/1uDXR9x * Level II Engineer, Oakland or San Jose, CA: http://bit.ly/1ot8O0Z * Planning Associate, Los Angeles, CA: http://bit.ly/1wtoZfA * CAD Technician/Design Assistant, Portland, OR: http://bit.ly/1FBsBjS
-> 9 JOBS – TOOLE DESIGN GROUP, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Toole Design Group is the nation's leading planning, engineering and landscape architecture firm specializing in bicycle and pedestrian transportation. Our focus is developing creative yet practical solutions that move people more efficiently, while improving the quality of life of the community.
Deadline: No deadlines provided
* Civil Engineer, Seattle, WA: http://bit.ly/10mrB3k * Civil Engineer, Spartanburg, SC: http://bit.ly/1wnQ7uz * Landscape Architect, Boston, MA: http://bit.ly/1uE2cJH * Landscape Architect, Spartanburg, SC: http://bit.ly/1recRtn * Regional Engineering Director, Seattle, WA: http://bit.ly/ZNzfTs * Traffic/Civil Engineer, Washington, DC: http://bit.ly/1t4Jajj * Transportation Engineer, Washington, DC: http://bit.ly/1w8jftd * Transportation Planner, Boston, MA: http://bit.ly/10msQ2u * Transportation Planner, Washington, DC: http://bit.ly/1tbakGg
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