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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - THE WALKING COLLEGE, AMERICA WALKS
America Walks is excited to open applications to participate in its new program - The Walking College. To address an identified need for training and capacity building, they have designed a program of self-study, mentored instruction, and team problem solving. The Walking College will begin this spring and culminate at the 2nd National Walking Summit in Washington, DC. (See Webinar section for April 2 informational webinar.)
Deadline: April 17, 2015, 8:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/1BpX6nt

-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - RECREATIONAL TRAILS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The Coalition for Recreational Trails, a federation of national and regional trail-related organizations, is pleased to announce its 2015 achievement awards to recognize outstanding trail projects funded by the national Recreational Trails Program (RTP).
Deadline: April 1, 2015, http://bit.ly/1BpVMRB

-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - WALKING VISIONARIES AWARDS
The Walking Visionaries Awards will highlight new ideas, big and small, fun and serious, for fulfilling the potential of walking for livable communities. Individuals, collectives and organizations from across the globe, from different disciplinary backgrounds and cultural contexts alike are invited and encouraged to submit their ideas and projects.
Deadline: April 30, 2015, http://bit.ly/1b585x8

-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - GOVERNORS HIGHWAY SAFETY ASSOCIATION AWARDS
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is now accepting nominations for its 2015 highway safety awards. There are three award categories: 1) The James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award: honoring an individual for sustained outstanding leadership in endeavors that significantly improve highway safety on a national level; 2) The Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Awards recognize notable highway safety achievements during the 2014 calendar year by individuals, coalitions, organizations, nonprofit groups, businesses, government agencies, universities or programs. Up to five awards are presented; 3) The Kathryn J.R. Swanson Public Service Award honors an individual who has made notable improvements in the management or implementation of a highway safety program or policy, or provided outstanding service to GHSA, federal safety agencies or other national highway safety organizations.
Deadline: May 15, 2015, http://bit.ly/1y4NBcO

-> JOB - ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR, MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ST. PAUL, MN
This position, located in the Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Unit of the Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives (OSHII), executes department-wide planning and implementation efforts on active transportation and related active living strategies designed to increase physical activity. Active transportation encompasses land use planning and active modes of transportation such as walking, biking, and transit.
Deadline: March 27, 2015, http://bit.ly/1CTfP1Q

-> JOB - RIDE WRANGLER, WISCONSIN BIKE FED, MILWAUKEE OR MADISON, WI
The Wisconsin Bike Fed is looking for an experienced hand at organizing bicycle rides and events. Rides include single day and multiple day family rides, training rides, races and tours, all of which will be fundraisers for the Wisconsin Bike Fed. The Wrangler will manage each event and have the ability to start new events.
Deadline: March 28, 2015, http://bit.ly/1l1Rn62

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I, ALASKA DOT, 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: March 31,15, 5:00 PM Alaska Time, http://bit.ly/1LV9uHa

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, CALTRANS, OAKLAND, CA
Under the direction of a Senior Transportation Planner, the Transportation Planner assists in the solicitation, review, and monitoring of Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program project proposals, the development and monitoring of consultant service requests for Planning Public Engagement Contract efforts, the analysis of pedestrian and bicycle transportation issues and measures to reduce regional vehicle miles traveled in Caltrans corridor plans, Caltrans and private development projects, and local land use and transportation plans, and other planning activities as required by the District.
Deadline: April 6, 2015, http://bit.ly/1LV8rak

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION ANALYST, SENIOR-TRANSIT & NON-MOTORIZED PLANNING, ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, CA
Under general direction, develops, plans, and administers the design, implementation, and analysis of transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects/studies in Orange County.
Deadline: April 17, 2015, http://bit.ly/1OyHx6Z

-> JOB - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR, BIKE WALK RVA, RICHMOND, VA
Bike Walk RVA, a program of the Sports Backers, is seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator to work in Virginia's Chesterfield and Henrico counties to empower and mobilize residents – particularly in revitalization zones – to advance the Bike Walk RVA mission of advocating for comfortable and connected places to walk and bike.
Deadline: April 17, 2015, http://bit.ly/1DXJdUr

-> JOB - PROJECT MANAGER, ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ALLIANCE, CHICAGO, IL
The Active Transportation Alliance is seeking a Project Manager for contracted activities with the Cook County Department of Public Health to combat the high prevalence of obesity and heart disease in 33 underserved suburban Cook County communities. The Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to provide oversight and coordination for all project activities, including policy and planning research, development and customization; community engagement and education; and administrative duties.
Deadline: Open until filled, http://bit.ly/1GjbVPk

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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