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-> RFP - INNOVATIONS IN ACCESSIBLE MOBILITY GRANT, NATIONAL AGING AND DISABILITY TRANSPORTATION CENTER
National Aging and Disability Transportation Center invites applications for development of program innovations that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities and maximize the utilization of FTA’s Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) program and other federal funding investments. The grants of up to $50,000 each, which will be awarded to as many as six communities for a 12-month period, support program innovations and approaches that increase accessible transportation options for those groups. Local and regional private nonprofit or government organizations may apply for this funding opportunity.
Deadline: August 26, 2016, http://bit.ly/2biuWa3
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - 2017 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS, FHWA
Since the program started in 1995, these biennial awards for Environmental Excellence have recognized partners, projects and processes that use Federal Highway Administration funding sources to go beyond environmental compliance and achieve environmental excellence. We accept nominations for any project, process, group or individuals involved in a project or process that has used Federal Highway Administration funding sources to make an outstanding contribution that goes beyond the traditional transportation projects and encourages environmental stewardship and partnerships to achieve a truly multi-faceted, environmentally sensitive transportation solution.
Neither pedestrian and bicycle projects nor trail projects are restricted to the "Nonmotorized and Multimodal Transportation" category. If you have a good pedestrian, bicycle, or trail project that also qualifies under other categories, you can also submit it under other categories. This is an opportunity to show how bicycling, walking, or trails benefit the environment in multiple ways. You can find appropriate ways to integrate transportation and recreation projects.
Deadline: September 15, 2016, http://1.usa.gov/294hvhq
-> INTERN - COMMUNICATION INTERN, EUROPEAN CYCLISTS’ FEDERATION, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
European Cyclists’ Federation is looking for a motivated intern to be part of the communications team and work on social media, events organization, contact management, writing for the web, data research, editing brochures, press relations etc. There are a lot of opportunities to learn and to demonstrate creativity, proactivity and management skills and to work on advocacy and cycling related issues.
Deadline: August 22, 2016, http://bit.ly/2aYwOpg
-> INTERNSHIPS - SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, CA
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority has graduate intern positions for students who are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and excited about making a meaningful contribution to San Francisco's transportation system. Due to the size of our agency and our dedication to learning from each other, interns will have the opportunity to interact with professionals at all levels within the Transportation Authority, from your peers to the senior managers.
Transportation Authority staff will work with each intern to develop a program that is tailored to his/her individual strengths and interests, as well as the current needs of our teams. Internships are paid and can be combined with general research opportunities or research towards a thesis.
Deadline: September 2, 2016, http://bit.ly/2b7DCU6
-> JOB - DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS, FROM YOUR LOCATION
The League of American Bicyclists seeks a non-profit Development Director to head up the organization's development team. He or she will work in partnership with the Executive Director, and will be responsible for building a diverse, sustainable revenue stream for LAB. LAB is located in Washington, DC, and this position can be based in your location.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2b2I7v1
-> 2 JOBS - FAIRFAX COUNTY (VA) DOT
PEDESTRIAN & BICYCLE PROGRAM MANAGER
Fairfax County DOT seeks a highly motivated and experienced professional to manage the Pedestrian and Bicycle Programs. Assists in handling the responsibility for planning, coordinating, organizing, and managing professionals engaged in multi-modal transportation projects and studies. Communicates and explains complex Capital Projects plans, studies, and policies with other county, state and federal agencies, as well as residents and elected officials. Projects include intersections, roadways and multi-modal projects, such as pedestrian, bicycle, transit and parking facilities. Develops policies and procedures to enhance and support pedestrian and bicycle facilities as part of the county's multi-modal transportation policy and complete streets efforts.
Deadline: August 19, 2016 by 5:00 PM ET, http://bit.ly/2b5HGmL
TRANSPORTATION PLANNER III
Fairfax County seeks a Transpiration Planner III with a background in transportation, land use planning, multi modal planning, and traffic operations. Experience in project management and public speaking are essential. Should have experience with, and be able to demonstrate an ability to work on, a wide range of transportation planning issues, including: review and assessment of comprehensive plan amendments of various scales (area-wide, activity center, site-specific); evaluation of impacts of proposed land use changes on the transportation network and the assessment of transportation improvements associated with the land use changes; provision of input, and/or leading discussions, on development and planning of roadway cross sections, grids of streets, complete streets, unconventional intersection design, and urban design guidelines; review of, and/or conducting, long-range, multi modal, transportation planning studies, sub-area and corridor studies, land use studies, and/or transit and bicycle/pedestrian analysis.
Deadline: August 19, 2016, by 5:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2aJHEMV
-> JOB - DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, THE FUNDERS’ NETWORK FOR SMART GROWTH AND LIVABLE COMMUNITIES
The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is recruiting candidates for the newly created position of Director of Communications. The Director will craft communications strategy and have an editorial vision for the organization, and will serve as a member of TFN’s senior leadership team.
Deadline: August 31, 2016, http://bit.ly/2binjAf
-> JOB - EQUITY WRITER, PEOPLEFORBIKES, BOULDER, CO
PeopleForBikes is hiring a halftime writer for the Better Bike Share Partnership. This position will produce and manage content relating to bicycling and equity with a special focus on increasing access to bike share in low-income communities and communities of color.
Deadline: September 23, 2016, http://bit.ly/2bcMGrk
-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (MOBILITY), CITY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
The city of Mountain View seeks a highly motivated, reliable, and detail-orientated individual who thrives in a fast-pace work environment. This is a management position and a high level of self-direction and initiative is required. As such, the ideal candidate must be open minded, flexible, professional, and exhibit a high-level of emotional intelligence. This position provides program area expertise, project support, coordination, and collaboration with Public Works Staff and other City departments on complex, highly visible, and politically significant mobility-related policies, projects, and issues.
Deadline: Applications continuously reviewed, http://bit.ly/2aAqJ4e
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BURLINGTON BICYCLE PROJECT, VT
The Burlington Bike Project’s Executive Director’s role is to promote and support the mission and strategic plans of the organization and to lead and manage the staff and volunteers to do so as well. This includes but is not limited to retail operations, social and educational programs, sponsored events and partnerships in the communities they serve.
Deadline: Open until filled, http://bit.ly/2b2OTkD
-> JOB - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PLANNING + PROGRAMS SPECIALIST, ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN, OAKLAND, CA
Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Safe Route to School Planning and Programs Specialist. Their current SRTS project workload includes education and encouragement programs, safety campaigns, evaluation studies, suggested route mapping, and engineering assessments for regional, county, local governments and school districts throughout California. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced SRTS professional to take their career to the next level in managing high-profile SRTS projects.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2aYJXyP
-> 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
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> Sam Schwartz Engineering, http://bit.ly/PsktvP
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg
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