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JOBS, GRANTS, AND RFPS
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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - GREAT URBAN PARKS CAMPAIGN
The National Recreation and Park Association is now accepting applications for its competitive grant program, the Great Urban Parks Campaign. The Campaign focuses on improving access to recreational opportunities and environmental quality for low income communities and communities of color and two other goals.
Deadline: April 29, 2016, http://bit.ly/1U6BVVr

-> RFP - STATEWIDE BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN, STATE OF ALASKA
The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Division of Program Development is developing a comprehensive Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan which promotes the creation and maintenance of a safe and efficient bicycle and pedestrian network and infrastructure to encourage bicycling and walking for transportation and recreation. The master plan should also develop the supporting programs necessary to promote and increase bicycling and walking as transportation modes. The master plan should also support the Alaska DOT&PF Bicycle/Pedestrian Mission.
Deadline: May 6, 2016 by 4:00 P.M., Alaska Time, http://bit.ly/20Ws6dO

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - PILOT PROGRAM FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
Federal Transit Administration announces the availability of $20.49 million in Pilot Program for TOD Planning funding to support comprehensive planning associated with new fixed guideway and core capacity improvement projects that are seeking or have recently received funding through FTA’s Fixed Guideway Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program. Additional appropriations may result in additional funding for proposals submitted under this notice. FTA may award amounts ranging from $250,000 to $2,000,000.
Deadline: June 13, 2016, http://1.usa.gov/26eAIjJ

[See Webinar section for an April 28 webinar providing an overview of the program, describing eligible applicants and projects, and providing an opportunity for attendees to obtain answers to other questions.]

-> RFP: CALL FOR BIDS TO HOST VELO-CITY 2019
The European Cycling Board published its ‘Request For Proposals’ to host the Velo-city 2019 conference. Download the Bid Manual for details.
Deadline: August 19, 2016, http://bit.ly/23Z55IU

-> JOB - EMERALD NETWORK PROGRAM MANAGER, LIVABLESTREETS, BOSTON, MA
For 10 years LivableStreets has been transforming Metro Boston streets into more livable and safe places by advocating for a transportation system that better balances transit, walking, and biking with automobiles. In 2015, Livable Streets launched the Emerald Network Initiative, a vision that builds on Boston’s greenway legacy to create a seamless 200 mile greenway network across the core of Boston and its inner suburbs--an urban recreation and transportation system that is safe and convenient for all. The Program Manager will lead and shape the program and overall strategic direction for the Emerald Network.
Deadline: April 25, 2016, http://bit.ly/1Tizhd3

-> JOB - MANAGER VIII, MTA (PLANNING DIRECTOR), SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY, CA
Working under the direction of the Sustainable Streets Director, the Planning Director manages the work of the Planning Division, which serves as the lead planning function for the agency, and provides transportation planning leadership for the City & County.
Deadline: April 26, 2016 by 5:00 pm PT, http://bit.ly/1qDBJRL

-> JOB - MANAGER, LIVEABLE STREETS, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
The Transportation Department is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to fill the position of Manager, Liveable Streets. Primary duties include: providing leadership and guidance to ensure divisional workplans and priorities align with the strategic direction of Council and the Calgary Transportation Plan; overseeing the review of development applications for compliance with walking, cycling, transit requirements and good community design; planning and fostering the integration of all modes of transportation and supporting Centre City Mobility Plan projects; among others.
Deadline: April 29, 2016, http://bit.ly/1YGvGXF

-> 2 JOBS - EAST COAST GREENWAY ALLIANCE
The nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance (ECGA) is developing a 3,000-mile route for safe cycling and walking throughout the Eastern Seaboard from Key West to Canada. Both positions support their respective volunteer State Committees and must be able to travel frequently within their region for meetings and events.

South Atlantic Greenway Coordinator, work from your location in VA, NC or SC
The South Atlantic Greenway Coordinator (South Atlantic Coordinator) is a full-time position that carries region-wide (VA, NC, & SC) responsibilities for all aspects of greenway development, State Committee/volunteer engagement, and some fundraising tasks related to the region.
Deadline: April 30, 2016, http://bit.ly/23nXAhY

Tri-State Greenway Coordinator, work from your location in NJ, NY or CT
The Tri-State Greenway Coordinator (Tri-State Coordinator) is a full-time position that carries region-wide (NJ, NY, & CT) responsibilities for all aspects of greenway development, State Committee/volunteer engagement, and some fundraising tasks related to the region.
Deadline: April 30, 2016, http://bit.ly/1ThWOgC

-> ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN has 19 career opportunities open in various cities.
http://bit.ly/1qDC4nj

Planning
• Planning Associate / Group Leader (Atlanta, GA or Greenville, SC)
• Planner II (Greenville, SC)
• Senior Planning Associate (Chicago, IL)
• Senior Planner (Sacramento, CA)
• Senior Planning Associate (Los Angeles or San Diego, CA)
• Planning Associate (Oakland or San Jose, CA)
• Paid Planning/Design/Engineering Internship (San Diego, CA)

Design
• Designer I (Baltimore, MD)
• Senior Design Associate (Oakland, CA)
• Designer I (Vancouver, BC)
• Paid Planning/Design/Engineering Internship (San Diego, CA)

Engineering
• Senior Engineer (Durham, NC)
• Engineering Associate (Durham, NC)
• Engineer I and Engineer II (Atlanta, GA)
• Senior Engineer (Atlanta, GA)
• Senior Engineer (St. Louis, MO)
• Engineer I (Denver, CO)
• Engineer I (Oakland, CA)
• Paid Planning/Design/Engineering Internship (San Diego, CA)

See also:
-> 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

[Let us know if your firm or organization has a job or RFP to announce or typically has job openings: news@bikewalk.org.]

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