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-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT AWARDS

The Sustainable Transport Award recognizes profound leadership, vision, and achievement in sustainable transportation and urban livability. Established in 2005, the Sustainable Transport Award has been given annually to a city that has implemented innovative sustainable transportation projects in the preceding year. These strategies improve mobility for all residents, reduce transportation greenhouse and air pollution emissions, and improve safety and access for cyclists and pedestrians. Finalists are selected by an international committee of development experts and organizations working on sustainable transport.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
vhttp://bit.ly/1vGIVNK

-> JOB – SENIOR WRITER, PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES, NEW YORK, NY

Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design, and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Their pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation, and serve common needs. PPS is seeking a Senior Writer that will assist in developing and lead production of content for a strategic communications campaign for the organization that is centered on building greater awareness of and support for PPS’ four transformational agendas– in particular for promoting changes in the practice of transportation, but also architecture, public markets, and destinations like parks. While a full time writer is preferred, they are open to hiring one or more senior writers/editors on a freelance basis. 

Deadline: None provided
http://bit.ly/1yu8Bcx

-> 2 FALL TRANSPORTATION INTERNSHIPS - PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES, NEW YORK, NY

Project for Public Spaces is seeking an intern to assist with multiple transportation-related projects this fall for approximately 21 hours of paid work per week. The positions will include a number of professional development opportunities. At minimum, interns will get to take part in PPS’s training courses, and will be introduced to a variety of resources, tools, and techniques.

One intern’s primary task will be supporting two PPS projects: our Streets as Places Campaign and our Livability Solutions coalition, which provides technical assistance through the EPA Building Blocks program. The other intern’s primary task will be accumulating and preparing content for the Federal Highway Administration’s Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) Clearinghouse.

Deadline: None provided

http://bit.ly/1yu8Bcx

-> JOB – SMART TRIPS PROGRAM COORDINATOR, WI BIKE FED, MADISON, WI

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is searching for a program coordinator for their Smart Trips Neighborhood Program, which that aims to increase the use of walking, biking, transit, and carpooling trips and reduce single-occupancy vehicle (SOV) trips in the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods in Milwaukee, WI. Major job duties include developing, managing, and evaluating community-based travel behavior, changing programming that promotes transportation options to residents with the goal of significantly reducing SOV trips. Elements of this work include marketing/communications/public relations, building relationships with partner organizations and businesses, volunteer management, event planning, tracking progress, analyzing data and measuring results.

Deadline: September 5, 2014
http://bit.ly/1l1Rn62

-> JOB – COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, SILICON VALLEY BICYCLE COALITION, SAN JOSÉ, CA

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is hiring a Communications Coordinator to lead their communications and media efforts and assist with other outreach and communications activities that will support their development, advocacy, and programs. This is a newly created position. The Communications Coordinator will create and maintain an active and effective marketing, communications, and public relations program for the organization.

Deadline: Applications considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Interviews began August 8
http://bit.ly/1uNu1kI

-> JOB - COMMUNITY PLANNING DIRECTOR, CITY OF COEUR D'ALENE, ID 

Coeur d’Alene is seeking a Community Planning Director with a bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field and five (5) years experience working as a planner, or in a directly related field. Preferred experience includes a Master’s degree in urban planning or related field, AICP Certification and supervisory work experience.  Applications from persons who can demonstrate that they possess any equivalent combination of experience and training necessary to perform the work will also be considered.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to working as part of a team and an interest in creating a thriving, livable and pedestrian/bicycle oriented city in beautiful North Idaho. 

Deadline: August 22, 2014 by 5 pm PT
http://bit.ly/1mHv3t8

-> JOB - SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, FAIRFAX, VA

Fairfax County Government is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Senior Transportation Planner to work on a range of transportation planning issues related to Fairfax County's continued growth and vision. Responsibilities include technical analysis, including traffic impact studies, transit studies, multimodal transportation planning, area studies and monitoring transportation system performance. This is an opportunity to work on a range of transportation issues that are on the cutting edge of the profession.

Deadline: September 5, 2014, 5 pm ET
http://bit.ly/Y2JcM7

-> 5 JOBS, ALTA PLANNING + DESIGN, VARIOUS LOCATIONS

According to an Aug. 5th email message from Alta Planning + Design Principal Jessica Roberts, "We have five new job openings at Alta Planning + Design: 

  • Planning Associate (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Level I Engineer (Oakland, CA)
  • Level II Engineer (Oakland, CA)
  • Level I Engineer (Durham, NC)
  • Accounts Payable Specialist (Portland, OR)

For other open positions, plus details and application instructions, please visit our careers page at http://bit.ly/1jbgjF9."

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