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JOBS, GRANTS, AND RFPS
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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2020 WORLD CHANGING IDEAS AWARDS, FAST COMPANY
Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards honors the projects companies and concepts that have altered society and the planet for the better. The contest, now in its fourth year, has honored everything from large companies' sustainability initiatives to clever consumer products to groundbreaking government policies. They are accepting entries in 25 categories. Each category will be judged separately by an elite group of judges giving you multiple chances to win. If you submit to two or more categories, you will also be eligible for the Company of the Year award.
Deadline: November 15, 2019, http://bit.ly/2opU7SW

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - ASPHALT ART INITIATIVE GRANT PROGRAM, BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES
The Asphalt Art Initiative grant program will fund visual art interventions on roadways, pedestrian spaces, and public infrastructure in small- and medium-sized U.S. cities (with populations of 30,000-500,000) to improve street and pedestrian safety; revitalize and beautify underutilized public space; and promote collaboration and civic engagement in local communities. Ten cities with receive grants of up to $25,000 each to design and implement at least one project in the applicant city during calendar year 2020.
Deadline: December 12, 2019, https://bloombg.org/2pnHcBx

-> JOB - RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - WTI, MT STATE UNIV., BOZEMAN, MT
The Western Transportation Institute (WTI) seeks candidates for the position of Research Associate. While research at WTI focuses on many aspects of transportation in rural areas, the Research Associate will work in the Mobility and Public Transportation group and will focus on public transportation (transit) work, along with research on bicycling and pedestrian issues.
Deadline: Applicant screening began on October 18; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established, http://bit.ly/2JvxxQo

-> JOB - PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST/BICYCLE PROGRAM ASSISTANT, UNIV. OF MD, COLLEGE PARK, MD
The Bicycle Program Assistant will be responsible for supporting the facilities and services, which make the University of Maryland College Park a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly University. The assistant will support the TDM/Bike program at UMD by helping to promote a bicycle culture of fun, safe, and responsible cycling through education, awareness and infrastructure improvements. Responsibilities will include managing the abandoned bicycle impound process, coordinating bicycle parking installation and repairs, responding to customer inquiries, and staffing campus events and bike rides.
Deadline: November 4, 2019, http://bit.ly/2WqFLP1

-> JOB - SIDEWALK ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIST (CIVIL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST, ASSOCIATE), SEATTLE DOT, WA
Seattle DOT Maintenance Operations Division seeks a Sidewalk Enforcement Specialist (under the City's classification Civil Engineering Specialist, Associate) to help enforce and maintain a safe, accessible sidewalk network. This position involves regular contact with inter- and intra- departmental administrative, engineering and construction personnel, other government agencies, contractors, consultants and the public to exchange information, coordinate work, answer questions and respond to sidewalk-related inquiries. This position will prepare and send regulatory notices to property owners and others as required.
Deadline: November 5, 2019 by 4:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/31XMukt

-> JOB - PLANNING SPECIALIST, VA DOT, FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA
Are you a planner or transportation planning engineer with generalist transportation planning skills and have a focus on promoting /developing behavioral programs related to alternative modes safety (focus on bicycle and pedestrian planning)? Coordinate with other staff and local and regional planning entities on planning activities. Support urban and rural planning functions. Coordinate and implement long-range plans in TIPs, STIPs and project development process. Multimodal Planning - prepare plans and studies involving bicycle and pedestrian transportation, mass transit and emerging "micro-mobility: modes such as electric scooters and autonomous shuttles.
Deadline: November 8, 2019, http://bit.ly/34dTo6M

-> JOB - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR/RPO PLANNER, THE ISOTHERMAL REGIONAL COMMISSION, RUTHERFORDTON, NC
The Program Coordinator (66% of the time) will plan, organize and implement SRTS programs at Rutherford County elementary and middle schools; support school sites' SRTS efforts; collaborate with the school district to develop sequential classroom-based lessons supporting the SRTS program; communicate and coordinate with community organizations, law enforcement, advocacy groups and city/county officials, and develop a variety of other SRTS initiatives. The RPO Planner (34% of the time) will work with the Director to develop a robust counting program, primarily for bicyclists and pedestrians but also for vehicles. So, the Planner will report monthly on permanent bike/ped counters, as well as set-up and do counts as requested by the membership.
Deadline: Open until filled, first review begins November 11, 2019, http://bit.ly/2NlWQ8B

-> JOB - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SCAG), LOS ANGELES, CA
SCAG has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and creative Community Engagement Specialist with an eye for detail, excellent communication skills and experience in project management to join the Active Transportation and Special Programs department. This position will be focused on the implementation of SCAG's award-winning Go Human campaign, SCAG's Active Transportation Safety and Encouragement Campaign and Regional Active Transportation Program. The Community Engagement Specialist will support SCAG's efforts to partner with local jurisdictions and non-profit agencies to address traffic safety concerns in disadvantaged communities.
Deadline: November 15, 2019 by 5:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2BUCGNs

-> JOB - PROJECT ASSOCIATE, SHARED-USE MOBILITY CENTER (SUMC), CHICAGO, IL
The Project Associate will work closely with SUMC's Chicago and California teams to help lead the organization's growing programs. The position represents a rare leadership opportunity to work across the public and private sectors to shape the future of mobility around climate and social equity goals. Depending on needs at the time, the Project Associate 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: November 15, 2019, http://bit.ly/2xfSqZe

-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TRANSFORM, OAKLAND, CA
TransForm promotes walkable communities with excellent transportation choices to connect people of all incomes to opportunity, keep California affordable, and help solve our climate crisis. They seek an executive director to do development, fundraising, fiscal management, and strategy development among other responsibilities. The successful candidate (or candidates) must have an understanding of and a passion for urban/transportation/regional planning, land use, low-income housing, or environmental policy, ideally through an affiliation with a nonprofit, a government agency, or a private sector organization.
Deadline: November 15, 2019, http://bit.ly/2NmaHf1

-> JOB - MOBILITY SOLUTIONS PROGRAM ADVISOR (STRATEGIC ADVISOR 1), SEATTLE, WA DOT
This position is part of the Mobility Services Program, a newly integrated team within the Transit & Mobility Division of SDOT. Their job is to prepare Seattle for a dynamic and evolving mobility future by ensuring the newest modes and methods of travel preserve and advance the values of the public, the department and the City. They identify, implement, and promote sustainable and safe transportation options for every journey, and try to do so while centering the needs of communities who have been systemically failed by their transportation options in the past. They are a team of collaborative, flexible, passionate, and clever public servants working in a rapidly changing city at the cutting edge of technology, behavioral economics, and policy.
Deadline: November 19, 2019 by 4:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2BUzIc4

-> JOB - SENIOR REPORTER, STREETSBLOGUSA, WORK REMOTELY FROM ANYWHERE
StreetsblogUSA needs a hard-working reporter to cover the full range of transportation (and transportation-adjacent) issues: urban planning, transportation equity, housing, zoning, design, public space, inequitable law enforcement, climate change, the politics of our nation's failure to fund transit, and the future of sustainable logistics. This is a reporting position, first and foremost, but our job is to make the case for livable streets and to advocate for the majority of Americans who are oppressed by poor transit and urban design that even to this day favors cars over people. This is more than just a reporting job. It is a calling.
Deadline: None provided, but planned position start date of December 1, 2019, http://bit.ly/31XKSY3

-> JOB - MULTIMODAL PLANNING MANAGER, TN DOT, NASHVILLE, TN
The TDOT Multimodal Transportation Resources Division is seeking a qualified, motivated professional with experience in transportation planning and active transportation to manage its Multimodal Planning Office. The Multimodal Planning Manager will oversee the active transportation program, Multimodal Access Grant, Multimodal Access Policy implementation, Pedestrian Safety Initiative, and multimodal and demand management strategies.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2WpI0C2

-> JOB - SAFE STREETS COORDINATOR, DEPUTY ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV) - TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT BRANCH, CITY OF HOUSTON, TX
The Deputy Assistant Director position will operate as the Safe Streets Coordinator and will be funded wholly through Metro General Mobility Funds. This position will be responsible for overseeing the City's safety program ensuing that the latest safety standards are incorporated in all road improvement projects in the City to provide safety, mobility, and accessibility for road users.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2WpEOq2

-> JOB - BETTER BIKE SHARE PARTNERSHIP WRITER, PEOPLEFORBIKES, WORK REMOTELY FROM ANYWHERE
PeopleForBikes seeks a 20 hour/week Better Bike Share Partnership Writer. The position's primary duty is to 1) research and write about all issues related to bike share, bicycling and equity, with a special focus on efforts to increase bike share use in low-income and communities of color, and 2) manage social media accounts for the Better Bike Share Partnership. The majority of the content will be published in the form of blog posts.
Deadline: Open until filled, http://bit.ly/2BRYrh9

-> JOB - MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS & PROJECTS, PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES, NEW YORK, NY
Project for Public Spaces seeks an experienced manager with a background in urban design, planning, or public space to oversee all placemaking, education, events, and research activities; lead and support an interdisciplinary program and project team; build a culture of continuous improvement and innovation; and cultivate relationships with new clients and partners. Join our tightknit, dynamic office focused on a mission to help people around the world create and sustain community-powered public spaces.
Deadline: Open until filled, https://bit.ly/2JBpuRQ

See also:
-> 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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