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-> REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - STRENGTHENING INCLUSIVE COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION PARTNERSHIPS TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY LIVING
The mission of the Transit Planning for All project, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Community Living, is to demonstrate the value that inclusive processes can bring to transportation. The project announces the availability of funding for community-based demonstration programs. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to encourage development of an inclusive coordinated transportation system in which people with disabilities and older adults actively participate in both advisory and decision-making capacities. While the intention is the development of inclusionary processes and plans, the secondary expectation is that inclusion will result in identifiable and measurable changes in the transportation system that respond to the needs and preferences of older adults and people with disabilities.
Deadline: March 18, 2016, http://bit.ly/1nSeKRm
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - COALITION FOR RECREATIONAL TRAILS ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The Annual Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding trail projects funded by the RTP will be presented on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. in June. CRT will encourage members of Congress to attend to help honor the outstanding achievements of their constituents.
Deadline: April 4, 2016, http://bit.ly/1TbItCc
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION AWARDS
Nominate a colleague who exemplifies outstanding contributions to preventing illness and injury to one of ten awards. Membership is not required for nomination to several of APHA’s awards. The awards will be presented at APHA’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo, Oct. 29–Nov. 2 in Denver.
Deadline: May 6, 2016, http://bit.ly/20nCl8U
-> JOB - BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PLANNER, HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
The Bicycle and Pedestrian team is seeking a strategic, flexible, and creative thinker to join their team as a Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner. This position will carry out planning activities, technical analysis and assist in the implementation of the county's adopted bicycle and pedestrian transportation plans. Duties and responsibilities of this position include: working with Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator and Public Works staff to implement Hennepin County pedestrian and bicycle transportation plans and integrate with other county plans.
Deadline: February 19, 2016 by 5:00 pm CT, http://bit.ly/1V2FBFq
-> JOB - PLANNER II, ORANGE COUNTY, FL (RE-POSTED)
Orange County Transportation Planning Division (Orlando, FL) is seeking a Planner II to lead projects related to the County's new pedestrian safety initiative (including a Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Action Plan), multimodal corridor planning, Complete Streets, and related initiatives. The Division has an interdisciplinary team that is actively engaged with state, regional, and local partners to promote multimodal transportation and to address Orlando’s pedestrian and bicyclist safety issues. This is a mid-level professional transportation planning position, which provides highly technical research assistance to the Planner III and Chief Planner. Under limited supervision, the position conducts research and analysis, generates reports, and manages and completes the work program elements of the respective section. This position also prepares and compiles information for formal planning presentations to various advisory boards and stakeholder groups.
Deadline: February 23, 2016, http://bit.ly/1M3HSOk
-> JOB - MANAGER GLOBAL PEDESTRIAN SAFETY, SAFE KIDS WORLDWIDE
As a member of the Global Road Safety team, the manager will plan, develop and implement the international pedestrian safety program in collaboration with the chief program officer, corporate sponsors and Global Network member representatives. Collaborate in the future development of the global road safety program and provide oversight and direction to the supporting departments in order to meet program goals. Performs the program evaluation analysis and presents recommendations for program improvements. Promotes the participation of Global Network countries and other appropriate groups in the annual program. Serves as the liaison between the Safe Kids member countries, Safe Kids headquarters staff, and sponsor. Networks with other road safety agencies, associations and professionals to further enhance the program content. Domestic and international travel required.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/1X8TLq1
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NEIGHBORHOOD BIKE WORKS, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW), a nonprofit organization, seeks a full time Executive Director to oversee, develop, and inspire a collaborative vision for NBW’s youth and adult programs while also managing NBW’s fundraising and administrative systems. In 2016, NBW will build on recent growth and a successful relocation to a new community shop and bike education hub. NBW will also celebrate 20 years of using bikes as the hook to engage youth in positive out of school time activities. By learning bike mechanics and exploring the city by bike, young people at NBW build life skills and healthy habits, and gain leadership experience. Based in West Philadelphia, we primarily serve youth of color from low-income communities. In addition to our youth programs, NBW provides a DIY bicycle workshop space for adults as well as community outreach programs to promote cycling.
Deadline: None provided—job to begin in May, http://bit.ly/20KerKk
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, QUEEN CITY BIKE, CINCINNATI, OH
Queen City Bike, the bicycle advocacy organization for Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana, is seeking a part-time Executive Director (average 30 hours/week). The Executive Director represents QCB to the public, local businesses and government agencies in many ways: leading presentations, setting up events, hands-on instruction for children and adults, participating with other groups, gathering success stories from bike advocacy groups around the country, and managing established programs like Bike Month. The ED for Queen City Bike is the champion for a healthy, active, environmentally responsible lifestyle as a direct benefit tied to Greater Cincinnati’s bicycling movement.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/1ETF8Su
-> 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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