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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 10-MINUTE WALK PLANNING GRANT AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Through the 10-Minute Walk Campaign, National Recreation and Park Association with support from JPB Foundation and an Anonymous Funder, is excited to offer grants and technical assistance to support planning efforts that help cities increase access to high-quality parks within a 10-minute walk. In the first round of grants 12-13 cities will receive $40,000 to work alongside NRPA, The Trust for Public Land (TPL), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to develop their highest, best, and measurable commitment to the 10-Minute Walk Campaign.
Deadline: March 9, 2018, http://bit.ly/2Hcosbq
-> FELLOWSHIP - 2018-2019 EQUITABLE PUBLIC SPACE FELLOWSHIP, DESIGN TRUST FOR PUBLIC SPACE
The Design Trust for Public Space is accepting submissions for the 2018-2019 Design Trust Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program. The Fellow will join the Design Trust team as a full-time paid staff member for an intensive one-year fellowship to begin in June 2018 and end in July 2019, and will become a part of the Design Trust community, interact with project fellows, partners and collaborators.
Deadline: March 18, 2018, http://bit.ly/2H4gCR8
-> JOB - PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE SAFETY ENGINEER, MN DOT
This position provides engineering expertise to MnDOT and its partners on pedestrian and bicycle design and safety for facilities developed within the state highway right of way. This will be accomplished by providing project-specific input via field reviews, construction plan reviews and working with MnDOT staff and partners to develop and implement policy, standards, research, and engineering guidance for pedestrian and bicycle facilities. This position is a point of contact for the public and other interests to assist them in addressing a wide variety of issues related to pedestrian and bicycle facility design and safety. This position also serves as a statewide and nationwide resource expert on bicycle and pedestrian safety and facility design.
Deadline: March 8, 2018, http://bit.ly/2HzDR6T
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OREGON WALKS, PORTLAND, OR
Oregon Walks is seeking an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, dynamic leader with a passion for pedestrian advocacy to serve as our next Executive Director. Our new Executive Director will collaborate with our Board of Directors, staff, members, and volunteers to lead successful programs and advocacy campaigns. The Executive Director will develop and implement new initiatives to further Oregon Walks’ mission. They will serve as our lead ambassador, fundraiser, and strategist - ensuring organizational stability and success.
Deadline: March 13, 2018 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2HcRcAQ
-> JOB - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BIKE WALK, CONNECTICUT, WEST HARTFORD, CT
The Executive Director works collaboratively with the Board of Directors, with overall operational responsibility for Bike Walk CT programs, resource development and management, membership growth, and execution of its mission. The ED communicates, supports, and reinforces the Bike Walk CT mission.
Deadline: March 14, 2018, http://bit.ly/2FwYXnV
-> JOB - DISTRICT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, WASHINGTON, DC SUPERVISORY TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT PLANNER (SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS MANAGER), DISTRICT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, WASHINGTON, DC
This manager will provide leadership and direction for staff with a special emphasis on bicycle sharing, bicycle parking, and transportation demand management programs. Provides technically authoritative advice and guidance to top level management on complex, controversial, and/or sensitive city-wide projects. Develops responses to high-level inquiries for information from the agency, District Government officials or others regarding agency reviews and findings the management of transportation systems and facilities issues. Is also responsible for planning transportation infrastructure and leading staff in program and project planning and implementation.
Deadline: March 19, 2018, http://bit.ly/2HdsEb2
-> JOB - MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER COORDINATOR, MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT, SILVER SPRING, MD
Area 2 Division of the Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking an experienced and motivated planner with strong transportation planning and design experience to join one of the nation's premier planning agencies and help shape Montgomery County for the 21st century. It is an opportunity to have a broad impact on the built environment, advocate for design excellence, and shape future communities that cover urban and suburban parts of Montgomery County.
Deadline: April 18, 2018, http://bit.ly/2HfEGRh
-> JOB - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES, NEW YORK, NY
Project for Public Spaces is the premier center for best practices, information, and resources on placemaking. PPS founder and longtime leader, Fred Kent, is retiring from the day-to-day management of the organization. Its Board of Directors is seeking an exceptional leader with experience in and a passion for building communities as PPS’ next Chief Executive Officer. The CEO of Project for Public Spaces is the leader of the organization and is responsible for the overall direction and management of the organization. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and the ability to work closely with and be responsive to the Board is critical. The CEO must be dynamic and entrepreneurial about developing opportunities for PPS, and will have the power and presence to advocate successfully and passionately on behalf of PPS in the public and private sectors. The position is a critical, highly visible one requiring a demonstrated ability to work with other non-profits, local community organizations, city and state governments, regulatory and NGO’s, as well private sector entities in the United States and internationally.
Deadline: None provided, background: http://bit.ly/2H5D2Bz, position description: http://bit.ly/2HeetSU
-> JOB - PROJECT MANAGER, LOWER RIO GRANDE, RAILS-TO-TRAILS CONSERVANCY, CAMERON COUNTY, TX
Rails to Trails Conservancy, a national trails, walking and bicycling advocacy organization, is actively recruiting for a multi-year, term-hire, Project Manager (PM) with expertise in urban planning and/or active transportation planning for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan, a blueprint for a 428-mile trail network that will link the rich natural, cultural and historical resources the area is known for.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2Hda0A9 (Detailed job description to be posted on March 9, 2018 at http://bit.ly/2H9R3yb.)
-> JOB - SENIOR PLANNER, SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT (SMART), PETALUMA, CA
SMART is a new commuter rail service and bike/pedestrian pathway project linking rail stations in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area. The Senior Planner, under general supervision, performs a variety of duties to carry out the District’s transportation planning projects, including transit planning and service delivery studies and analyses, data gathering, data analysis and preparation and presentation of oral and written reports.
Deadline: Until filled or 100 applicants, http://bit.ly/2HeWfAV
-> JOB - COMPLETE STREET DESIGNER/ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, STEER DAVIES GLEAVE, LOS ANGELES, CA
Steer Davies Gleave, an employee-owned international planning and design consultancy specializing in infrastructure, cities and transport, seeks a Complete Street Designer/Active Transportation Planner to support their growing portfolio of planning and design work in North America. They are currently working on a number of complete street projects and TOD plans in Los Angeles and Orange County.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2Hdfbjz
-> JOB - DESIGN SENIOR ENGINEER, NEW YORK CITY, DOT, MANHATTAN, NY
The Division of Sidewalk & Inspection Management (SIM) is responsible for maintaining the city's 12,760 miles of sidewalks and approximately 162,000 pedestrian ramps. SIM is tasked with sustaining a comprehensive pedestrian ramp and sidewalk program that ensures accessibility of pedestrian ramps, streets and sidewalks. SIM has an exciting opportunity for seasoned civil engineers to lead an exceptional team of skilled engineers and project managers to deliver an ambitious ped ramp accessibility program. Within the SIM’s Division, the Pedestrian Ramp Program Engineering team is responsible for providing design solutions to address complex pedestrian ramps and all associated accessibility components, the management of consultant engineering services, working with stakeholders and project sponsors to reduce and mitigate project associated risks that would present a roadblock in the expedited completion of pedestrian ramps reconstruction projects, among other duties.
Deadline: None provided, http://on.nyc.gov/2HfOevB
-> 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: , 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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