Tag Archives: transportation

Program Analyst, TransitCenter (NYC)

TransitCenter, a civic organization committed to innovations in public transportation that improves cities, is looking for a program analyst to join its NYC office. Visit the website to learn more on its mission and staff.

Research Associate, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

The Graduate School of Design (GSD) at Harvard University is currently looking for a full-time Research Associate to join the research team of a project funded by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundation, titled “Transforming Urban Transport – The Role of Political Leadership (TUT-RPL)”.   The candidate will work under the supervision of project director Diane Davis, Professor of Urbanism and Development at the GSD, and in collaboration with an international advisory board chaired by Professor Alan Altshuler (Harvard) that also includes David Banister (Oxford) Robert Cervero (Berkeley), Ralph Gakenheimer (MIT), Barbara Kellerman (Harvard), Patrick Le Gales (Sciences Po), and Jay Walder (Hong Kong). Learn more/apply.

Internship, Transit Planning Service (Boston, MA)

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) is seeking a highly organized, independent and motivated intern for its growing Boston office primarily to support the firm’s practice in transit service planning. In addition, the intern may be asked to support paratransit and taxi projects, multi-modal transportation and non-motorized transportation planning projects, and smart parking and transportation demand management projects. The intern will have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by experienced transit and transportation planners. Learn more/apply.

Transportation Project Coordinator, UVM

Deadline: Nov. 6th, 2013

Part-time temporary position focused on FY14 grant project to “expand and integrate regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies”.  The overall goal is to provide education and awareness of transportation demand management (TDM) strategies, services and options to businesses, developers and property owners in the region, particularly in the proposed City Center development in South Burlington.  The coordinator will be employed and paid by CATMA.

Learn more/apply.

Environmental Planner, Vanasse, Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (Watertown, MA)

VHB is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our creative team. VHB’s environmental planning and sustainability group is hiring a junior-level professional to assist with the preparation of sustainability reports and plans, and NEPA documents for airports and other transportation projects. Learn more.

Transportation Planning Intern (Cambridge, MA)

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING INTERN – CITY OF CAMBRIDGE – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, CAMBRIDGE, MA
The selected candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks with a focus on the transportation planning in general, including the traffic calming program, bicycle/pedestrian studies, bicycle parking program, the Parking & Transportation Demand Management program and other projects as needed. In addition, the candidate will provide basic administrative support to these programs and other activities as needed in the division. To apply, please send a cover letter with a resume to: Bill Deignan, Environmental & Transportation Planning Division, Community Development Department, 344 Broadway,Cambridge, MA 02139, Email: wdeignan@cambridgema.gov

Executive Director, Local Motion (VT)

We are continuing our search for an Executive Director. We seek an experienced leader and manager, passionate about bicycle/pedestrian advocacy, for our 12 year-round and many seasonal employees, 12-member Board, 1,200 area members and 300 annual volunteers. Our member-supported organization is flourishing as we expand popular initiatives such as Bicycle Recycle Vermont, complete streets & trails advocacy, Bike Ferry service, youth safety education, Trailside Center, the Safe Streets Collaborative and a myriad of outreach activities. Review of applications is ongoing; several will be selected for interviews in mid-October. Click here for the Executive Director position description and application information.

Associate Transportation Planner (Berkeley, CA)

APPLICATION DUE SEPTEMBER 9 AT 5 PM.

 

Salary range: $6,577 – $7,808 monthly. The City of Berkeley is currently seeking applications from highly qualified individuals to fill an Associate Planner position in the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department. The Associate Planner in the Public Works Department works on the City’s employee transportation benefits program, which includes the AC Transit Easy Pass, pre-tax commute benefits, Fleet Car Sharing Program, and Fleet Bicycle Pool. The position also works with transit providers, primarily AC Transit, on transit projects affecting Berkeley, including service planning and stop improvements. The position will also support several grant-funded transportation capital improvements projects, including efforts to upgrade the Downtown BART Station and transit area, develop To apply and for more information about this opening, please visit our website.

Sustainability Planning Internship (Cambridge, MA)

The Cambridge Community Development Department is seeking candidates for the 2013-2014 Sustainability Internship.   Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter to:
 
Contact:  John Bolduc, Environmental Planner
Address:  Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone:     (617) 349-4628
Fax:            (617) 349-4633
Email:       jbolduc@cambridgema.gov
 
Agency Description
The Environmental and Transportation Planning Division is responsible for improving the city’s quality of life by working to protect and improve the city’s environment and create a more sustainable community through initiatives on transportation, energy, and climate change.
 
The divisions’ sustainability planning activities cover transportation planning and implementation, with an emphasis on bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes; energy efficiency and renewable energy planning and implementation; climate protection and preparedness planning and implementation.
 
Intern Responsibilities
The Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental and Transportation Planning Division staff primarily on climate protection and preparedness projects, including local energy planning.  This will involve implementation of programs and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with activities in the community and municipal operations.  The intern may also be called upon to assist on other environmental projects such as the review of major development projects, responses to public inquiries, and investigation and remediation of site contamination.  This is a chance to work on a wide range of municipal sustainability initiatives.
 
Desired Skills and Interests
Ability to use various computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.  Knowledge and interest in the technical and policy basis of climate change, energy, air quality, and sustainability.   Interest in community process and participation is also desired.
 
WORK-STUDY ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ARE PREFERRED, BUT NON-WORK STUDY STUDENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
 
Starting Date:  06-01-13
Ending Date:  05/31/14 unless extended by Department
Hours:  37.5  hours per week, not including holidays summer; 10hours/week during the school year.  Hours are flexible, however.  A summer-only internship is not available.
Compensation: $14.51/hour

Alternative Transportation Manager, Colorado State U (Fort Collins, CO)

Deadline: May 9, 2013

This new manager level position in the Colorado State University Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) Department will report to the Director of PTS.   The position is responsible for planning, developing, marketing, and implementing alternative transportation projects, programs, and policies in order to promote alternate modes of transportation, improve access to transit and enhance connectivity between and throughout the Colorado State University campuses.  Alternative Transportation Programs will include, but is not exclusive to: pedestrian, bicycle, car pool, and shuttle transit and infrastructure.

The position will serve as the University’s primary contact and advocate for alternative transportation issues.

 

Learn more/apply.