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-> 12TH ANNUAL COMPETITION & CALL FOR COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTS WITH JOHN AND JANE Q. PUBLIC: COMMUNICATING THE UNIQUE CHALLENGE OF TRANSPORTATION RESILIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY
The Transportation Research Board Technical Activities Division's Planning and Environment Group is holding its 12th annual competition to find top methods for communicating transportation concepts to non-professional audiences. Entries, which should focus on communicating the value of transportation resiliency and sustainability There is no restriction on the form of communication—graphics, illustrations, photos, software, demonstrations, interactive exercises or games—used to convey the message. Entries may be examples of successful communications efforts or techniques that can be used to communicate transportation concepts to non-transportation professional audiences.
Deadline: July 23, 2018, http://bit.ly/2Jcm2ua
-> JOB - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM SUPERVISOR, WA STATE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, OLYMPIA, WA
The WA State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) seeks a visionary and dynamic leader to join the OSPI team as the Safe Routes to School Program Supervisor. This critical and innovative part-time (60%) position provides leadership, maintains and strengthens partnerships, policies, and systems to support student health, safety, and academic success by providing pedestrian and bicycle safety education and encouragement programs in school districts across the state. This position will serve as the primary liaison between the OSPI and WA State DOT, and work with the Cascade Bicycle Club, community partners, and school districts statewide to design, implement, evaluate, continually improve and grow the Safe Routes to School Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education and Encouragement Program.
Deadline: July 13, 2018 by 11:59pm PT, http://bit.ly/2NIwGvZ
-> POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW: TRANSPORTATION JUSTICE / TRANSPORTATION PLANNING / EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, CANADA
The successful candidate will conduct primary research in two projects: 1) to develop new public transit performance indicators to steer transit policy towards socially inclusive outcomes while incorporating emerging transport technologies such as automated vehicles and shared mobility services, and 2) evaluate the relationships between transit provision and daily activity patterns among socially disadvantaged groups in an effort to incorporate justice into transport policy and infrastructure decision-making. The Fellow will be lead-author on journal articles and conference presentations, and coordinate interactions between diverse project team members across university units as well as partners in the private and government sectors. The postdoctoral fellow will assist Drs. Farber and Shalaby in the development of this research program via the organization of a workshop, engage in partnership development, and participate in collaborative grant writing.
Deadline: Screening begins July 15, 2018 & continues until position filled, http://bit.ly/2NIrPek
-> POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER, CANADA
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow position integrates public health, transportation, and urban planning and will work on a novel new effort to link built, natural, and social environmental features with health outcomes and health care utilization and costs. This study seeks to fill a critical gap by examining the relationships between the built environment and health outcomes and health care expenditures among residents of British Columbia, while building a foundation for similar future analyses across Canada. The study leverages large databases with sample sizes in excess of 30,000 participants with spatial locators and unique information on activity and dietary patterns, health characteristics, perceptions of the built environment, preferences, and health care utilization and costs.
Deadline: July 15, 2018, http://bit.ly/2NGChTG
-> JOB - PROGRAM COORDINATOR, ECOLOGY ACTION, MONTEREY, CA
Ecology Action, a nonprofit environmental consultancy, seeks an energetic, dedicated, and passionate Program Coordinator to help them deliver sustainable transportation education programs (Bike Smart & Walk Smart) across Monterey County. This 32 hours-per-week position requires availability between 6am and 4pm on weekdays for scheduled events during the school day as well as occasional weekend or evening events.
Deadline: July 20, 2018, http://bit.ly/2NJlBL0
-> JOB - REGIONAL MOBILITY - INNOVATION COORDINATOR, CITY OF FORT WORTH, TX
The City of Fort Worth is seeking a dynamic, outgoing, and visionary leader who is passionate about transportation to serve as the Regional Mobility - Innovation Coordinator. As the City's primary liaison for transportation matters, new technologies and services, the successful candidate will work with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate major strategic transportation initiatives and innovations to enhance mobility and advocate for improved mobility programs and coordination. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of funding programs and related financial processes, contracts, and grants. Knowledge of transit, bicycle and pedestrian systems is desired along with the ability to advance mobility concepts associated with automated vehicle deployment and various emerging technologies.
Deadline: July 20, 2018, http://bit.ly/2NHdRti
-> JOB - NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC CALMING COORDINATOR, CITY OF REDMOND, WA
The Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program Administrator is responsible for the Neighborhood Traffic Calming, School Zone Safety and Pedestrian Crossing programs. This position serves as the primary contact for each of these areas; provides plan review for all related projects; establishes procedures, standards, and general policy for the use of traffic calming devices; plans and monitors program budgets, maintains databases; evaluate requests generated from residents and elected officials regarding neighborhood, school, and pedestrian safety concerns; evaluates proposals for pedestrian crossing facilities over public streets; sets timing for programmable school zone flashers and speed radar units; conducts field reviews and investigations as needed and responds to requests; develops and implements safety improvements as needed to address issues; provide recommendations to traffic manager and engineers.
Deadline: July 22, 2018 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2NKye8W
-> JOB - PROJECT COORDINATOR-ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM, CITY OF AUSTIN, TX
The Austin Transportation Dept. Active Transportation and Street Design Division has an opening for a full-time Project Coordinator to assist with efforts to implement the Vision Zero Action Plan with a focus on pedestrian and bicycle safety. The Active Transportation and Street Design Division is responsible for improving conditions for walking and bicycling in the City through bicycle and pedestrian planning, design, education and encouragement. The Project Coordinator will support policy implementation, planning efforts and programs called for in the Vision Zero Action Plan. In service to Vision Zero goals, this position will support performance measures related to implementation of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, the Community Health Improvement Plan, the Bicycle Plan, and the Urban Trails Plan, as they relate to improving conditions for walking, bicycling and connecting to and from transit.
Deadline: August 5, 2018, http://bit.ly/2NGvvx9
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OREGON WALKS, PORTLAND, OR
Oregon Walks is seeking a leader with a passion for pedestrian rights and a fierce commitment to equity to serve as Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for strategic direction for the organization's staff, and will serve as the lead ambassador and strategist, ensuring ongoing organizational stability and success. The successful candidate will hold passion and commitment for their mission, know how to lead a small, highly collaborative team, demonstrate strong communication skills, and have the experience and ability to smoothly manage the day-to-day operations of a small nonprofit. They will have community-building and financial experience to support the expansion of Oregon Walks' work, and a policy eye for advancing the organization's advocacy goals and priorities.
Deadline: Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, interviews begin August 1, 2018, http://bit.ly/2L54H7U
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BIKESHARE HAWAII, HONOLULU
Non-profit Bikeshare Hawaii (BSH) is responsible for Biki, the bikeshare program in urban Honolulu. They require an Executive Director who can provide the leadership and hands-on skills to help lead the organization through its post-launch phase of financially self-sustaining growth and expansion, attract partnerships, funding, and oversee and ensure the development and implementation of a fiscally responsible business plan that accurately reflects the unique opportunities and constraints of a bikeshare system in Hawaii. It will take a forward-thinking leader who can visualize a future where bikeshare is an integral part of Hawaii's transportation network and can respond to the unique needs of different communities across the state.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2m6yjHh
-> JOB - COMPLETE STREET DESIGNER / ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, STEER DAVIES GLEAVE, LOS ANGLES, CA
Steer Davies Gleave seeks a Complete Street Designer / Active Transportation Planner. You will have a passion for complete streets and active transportation, have creative flair, excellent technical abilities and be able to interpret and deliver briefs to a high standard. You will be able to work in a demanding environment on multiple tasks across a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to urban design, transportation and complete streets, pedestrian and bike facilities, wayfinding, planning and design guidance within both the public and private sectors.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2Hdfbjz
-> JOB - ENTRY- OR MID-LEVEL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS - ARLINGTON, TX
The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks an entry- or mid-level Transportation Planner in the Sustainable Development program, which undertakes projects related to the interface between land use and transportation, planning for bicycle and pedestrian modes of transportation, transit-oriented development, and community school siting. This position is an exciting opportunity to see integrated transportation and land-use planning move from theory to policy to implementation. The successful candidate will assist in conducting activities related to sustainable development project implementation and funding; infrastructure and land-use planning; multi-modal corridor studies; demographic and market analyses; context-sensitive design; innovative land-use zoning; and GIS mapping, analysis, and data management in a fast-paced office environment with multiple priorities.
-- ENTRY-LEVEL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2L5zamw
-- MID-LEVEL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER II - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2NEnucd
-> JOB - COMPLETE STREETS AND HEALTHY SCHOOLS PROGRAM COORDINATOR, THE FUND FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, NEW YORK, NY
The Brooklyn Neighborhood Health Action Center is seeking a Program Coordinator to facilitate the implementation of the Nutrition and Physical Activity program and the Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant initiatives. This position will focus on developing complete streets/active transportation policy and ensuring that all schools have local-level school wellness policies in North/Central Brooklyn. This position is offered through September 2020, but is contingent upon the continued availability of funding.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2rIZnj4
-> TRB CAREERS IN MOTION JOB CENTER
The Transportation Research Board offers an online Careers in Motion Job Center to support the broader transportation industry's impending challenges around attracting and retaining its professional workforce. Create an account to view professional transportation jobs from multiple employers and disciplines around the world or post a resume.
Deadline: NA, http://bit.ly/2A5sQWQ
-> 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
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg
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