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-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - TRB ANNUAL MEETING MENTORING PROGRAM
The TRB Young Members Council (YMC) Planning and Environment Group has developed a committee-based mentoring program focused on the TRB Annual Meeting, held January 7–11, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The program pairs interested professionals and students with more experienced TRB Standing Committee Members and friends of committees.
Deadline: December 15, 2017, http://bit.ly/2yiGsfs
[See Webinar section for details about a December 19 “How to Survive and Thrive at the TRB Annual Meeting” TRB webinar.]
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - BEST COMPLETE STREETS INITIATES OF 2017, NATIONAL COMPLETE STREETS COALITION
Do you know of a project, plan, policy, event, demonstration, person, committee, task force, etc. that exemplifies Complete Streets? The National Complete Streets Coalition is calling for your nominations so they can select and highlight winners in their Best Complete Streets Policies of 2017 report due out in 2018. The upcoming 2017 report will be the last one using their old policy elements. The 2018 report will use a brand new framework to analyze and rank Complete Streets policies.
Deadline: December 15, 2017, http://bit.ly/2xA3BKJ
[See The National & International Scene for details on the updated and revised Complete Streets policy elements.]
-> CALL FOR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS - LEADERSHIP NACTO
Leadership NACTO is a new fellowship offering promising leaders in city transportation the opportunity for in-depth, targeted professional development and training, as well as sustained connections with a cohort of other emerging leaders. Throughout the 9-month program, the Fellows will participate in curated workshops, learn from proven leaders in the field, build meaningful connections with peers in other cities, and receive a personalized 360-review evaluation to form the baseline of their learning. The program will include 3 in-person events, each in a different host NACTO city, providing the opportunity for experiential learning and guest lectures from successful leaders in city transportation.
Deadline: December 31, 2017, http://bit.ly/2yflU7G
-> CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - CONGRESS FOR THE NEW URBANISM ANNUAL CHARTER AWARDS
The New Urbanism’s annual Charter Awards honor the movement’s greatest accomplishments in creating places people love. Winning projects exemplify the most outstanding work in urban design and development—and contribute to building healthier, happier, more equitable communities. This year’s Charter Awards continue to emphasize built work. They also have a particular interest in projects that contribute to equitable and inclusive placemaking, as the principles of inclusiveness are infused at all scales throughout the Charter. Projects that do not explicitly address equity and inclusion are still eligible to apply.
Deadline: January 8, 2018, http://bit.ly/2z1H4cM
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - FIFTH ANNUAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY!, AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
The American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division opened the nomination process for the Fifth Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability! This annual program tat honors projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations dedicated to supporting sustainable communities.
Deadline: January 19, 2018 by 8:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2BVVdXW
-> REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - PARTNERS FOR PLACES GRANT PROGRAM, FUNDERS’ NETWORK FOR SMART GROWTH AND LIVABLE COMMUNITIES
In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities announced the opening of Round 12 of the Partners for Places grant program. Partners for Places is a matching grant program that creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. The grant program provides partnership investments between $25,000 and $75,000 for one year projects, or $50,000 and $150,000 for two year projects, with a 1:1 match required by one or more local foundations.
Deadline: January 29, 2018, http://bit.ly/2Axpgso
-> JOB - PROGRAM COORDINATOR, SHARED-USE MOBILITY CENTER, LOS ANGELES, CA
The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) seeks a Program Coordinator that will work closely with the Program Manager and California team to contribute to SUMC’s growing set of projects in the State of California. As a start-up organization, SUMC has a small staff responsible for a wide range of duties in a creative and flexible, but also fast-paced atmosphere. Depending on needs at the time, the Program Coordinator may be responsible for conducting research and analysis, delivering technical assistance, planning meetings and events, conducting outreach and stakeholder engagement, and handling administrative tasks.
Deadline: December 15, 2017, http://bit.ly/2yfJb9h
-> INTERNSHIPS - 2018 SUMMER STUDENT INTERN PROGRAM, CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CA
The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various engineering and architecture disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS · IT staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), Department of Technology (DT), Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA), Port of San Francisco (Port), San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), Public Works, and Recreation and Park Department (RPD). Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors. Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.
Deadline: February 14, 2018, http://bit.ly/1PAq0IL
-> 2 INTERNSHIPS - LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS, WASHINGTON, DC
1. SUMMIT INTERN
The League of American Bicyclists, a Washington D.C.- based advocacy organization representing the interests of the nation’s 57 million cyclists, is seeking an intern to assist with the National Bike Summit happening in Washington D.C. March 5-7, 2018. The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill.
Deadline: Open until filled, http://bit.ly/2AlhxKP
2. SPRING 2018 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
The League of American Bicyclists, a Washington DC-based advocacy organization representing the interests of the nation’s 57 million cyclists, is seeking a Communications Intern to support the League’s programs. The Communications Intern will work in delivering written content, media and public relations and magazine web publishing. The Communications Intern will assist in all aspects of social media and website presentation of the League of American Bicyclists’ programs.
Deadline: Open until filled, http://bit.ly/2Akk8Vr
-> 3 JOBS – CITY OF SEATTLE, WA
1. ASSISTANT CIVIL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST
The Curbspace Management section on the Parking Team in the Transit and Mobility Division is responsible for managing on-street parking in Seattle. This position will prepare designs and work orders for installation, removal, and relocation of parking signs for general parking and curb space management activities.
Deadline: December 19, 2017, http://bit.ly/2yfMvBz
2. SENIOR MULTI-MODAL DESIGN ENGINEER
The City of Seattle seeks a motivated and creative individual to play a lead role in the design and construction of complex and high priority capital improvements projects within the City, and serve as the technical design and project engineer for civil infrastructure projects likely focused on bicycle, transit, and pedestrian safety/mobility projects. Projects may include work related to Neighborhood Greenways, Bicycle Master Plan, Neighborhood Street Fund, Vision Zero, Transit Master Plan, and Pedestrian Master Plan pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
Deadline: Continuous, http://bit.ly/2yfZlPX
3. ASSOCIATE MULTI-MODAL DESIGN ENGINEER
The Associate Multi-Modal Design Engineer will play a lead role in the design and construction of capital improvements projects within the City of Seattle, and serve as the technical designer for civil infrastructure projects likely focused on bicycle, transit, and pedestrian safety/mobility projects. Projects may include work related to Neighborhood Greenways, Bicycle Master Plan, Neighborhood Street Fund, Transit Master Plan, and Pedestrian Master Plan pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
Deadline: Continuous, http://bit.ly/2yfF11u
-> JOB - SENIOR PLANNER, TOOLE DESIGN GROUP, BERKELEY, CA
As a Senior Planner in one of their fastest growing offices, you’ll be in a leadership position, mentoring others and leading exciting and challenging projects throughout the state. As California makes a historic investment in active transportation over the next decade, your work will have a lasting impact on communities across the Golden State. You’ll be at the table with clients and colleagues from a variety of disciplines; integrating input from a broad range of stakeholders to create award-winning plans that lead directly to implementation.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2ykN2lC
-> TRB CAREERS IN MOTION NETWORKING FAIR
The Transportation Research Board inaugural Careers in Motion Networking Fair is January 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center during the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, DC: http://bit.ly/2jqmSfA
-> 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. http://bit.ly/2A5sQWQ
-> 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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