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-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – FHWA ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS PROGRAM
The biennial Environmental Excellence Awards (EEA) Program recognizes outstanding transportation projects, processes, and partners that use FHWA funding sources to go beyond "business as usual" to achieve environmental excellence. The 2015 EEA Program includes a strong focus on both the natural and human environment, and will feature a range of categories under the topic areas of Natural Environment, Human Environment, and Organization and Process Innovation, with the goal of recognizing best practices occurring across the Nation.
For questions about the EEA Program, please contact Bill Ostrum of the Office of Project Development and Environmental Review at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 366-4651, Connie Hill of the Office of Natural Environment at email@example.com or (804) 775-3378, or Brenda Kragh of the Office of Human Environment at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 366-2064.
Deadline: September 30, 2014
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – TRB OUTSTANDING YOUNG MEMBER AWARD
TRB's Young Members Council is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Young Member Award. This award recognizes exceptional young member service to TRB and achievements in transportation research, policy, or practice. The award is given annually to a TRB volunteer who is 35 years of age or younger on April 15 in the year of the award. The award will be presented on January 12, 2015, as part of the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture and Presentation of Outstanding Paper Awards during the TRB 94th Annual Meeting, January 11-15, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The award will consist of a plaque and a $2,500 cash award.
Deadline: October 17, 2014, 5 pm ET
-> JOB – MEMBERSHIP MARKETING COORDINATOR, MISSOULA, MT
Adventure Cycling Association seeks an energetic, well-organized, and detail-oriented person to fill the role of Membership Marketing Coordinator in the Membership Department. This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join a growing membership program. They seek a team player, with a marketing background with an enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel. This position manages their growing corporate membership program, assists with and maintains new member promotions and manages the bike club and shop membership programs for the Membership Department. Duties include social media outreach, coordinating our free membership program, working with the marketing team, coordinating club and bike shop new member & renewal mailings and overseeing and implementing annual surveys.
Deadline: September 1, 2014
-> JOB – SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PLANNER, KANSAS CITY, MO
Are you interested in creating positive, long-term community change through policy, planning, and community engagement? Would you like to join an enthusiastic team of passionate advocates and social entrepreneurs? Do you think that all families regardless of their race, culture, or socioeconomic status have a right to better transportation options and access to physical activity? Do you think neighborhoods should be more accessible to those with disabilities? BikeWalkKC is looking for a person with technical expertise in community planning, active transportation, public and institutional policy, and geographic information systems. But more importantly we are seeking a person who shares our passion for transformational change toward a more walkable, bikeable and accessible built environment. We want a dynamic, highly skilled professional who wants to apply his or her planning expertise toward making Kansas City a better place for people to walk and bike. In particular your efforts will be focused on the Kansas City Public School District and all of its diverse neighborhoods.
Deadline: September 15, 2014. Applications reviewed as they arrive.
-> JOB - ASSISTANT TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, OAKLAND, CA
Acumen Building Enterprise, an Oakland-based professional consulting firm seeks a full-time, skilled assistant transportation planner to support transportation planning research, data collection, data analysis, report writing and meetings. This fast-paced, full-time assistant transportation planner position is conveniently located in the City Center in downtown Oakland, California. If you are interested in shaping the future of transportation, want to learn more and are curious about transportation planning, have the ability to manage your time well and want to work with and support a wide variety of people, this job is for you.
Deadline: None provided
-> JOB – LAND & URBAN PLANNER, GLENDALE, CA
Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney's Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. They are seeking a collaborative leader for the Land & Urban Planning studio. This studio has the charter to develop unique planning strategies which best articulate, preserve and realize the greatest potential for the land and built environment for each of our seven global destination resorts. Using the foundational principles of deliberate placement, sequence and connectivity, we produce plans which inspire and enrich the "story of place" — the authentic history, character and features that define an immersive, magical Disney destination resort in locations as diverse as Anaheim, Orlando, Paris and Shanghai.
Deadline: None Provided
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