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DC Job Alert! Bicycle Specialist at DDOT

The District Department of Transportation is hiring for a Bicycle Specialist. The specialist will work in the Active Transportation Branch to advance bicycle and pedestrian programs throughout the DC. The position includes assisting with management of the Capital Bikeshare program, along with the planning, design, and implementation of bicycle transportation facilities. The specialist will develop … Continue reading

The Panama Canal Expansion: An Update for Urban Planners

By Linda Roberson Linda is a graduate of the Urban Design program at UC Berkeley and currently works as a consultant in San Francisco. For more information, please email: linda.roberson@gmail.com As interest in the Panama Canal Expansion seems to be growing beyond ports and congressional committees into the worlds of transit planners and urban designers, … Continue reading

Call for Nominations: IRF Fellowship Program: Class of 2015

Deadline: September 30th 2013 The IRF Fellowship Program provides a one-time graduate level scholarship to young professionals from developing countries who have strong academic backgrounds, professional qualifications, leadership potential, and a commitment to return to their respective home countries after graduation. Students selected for the Class of 2015 will also participate in the IRF’s Road … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: MTA Office of Management & Budget

Join a team of financial professionals striving for continual improvement and economic efficiencies at NYC Transit, the largest mass transit system in the Western Hemisphere with more than 45,000 employees, moving almost 7.6 million riders on its subways and buses on a typical weekday and 2.3 billion passengers annually. The MTA Office of Management & … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: RPA Associated Planner

Regional Plan Association is seeking a talented urban planner, economist, or policy analyst to undertake research, analyze data, and develop policy programs to identify and advocate best practices in transportation, environmental, and land use initiatives. Candidates should share RPA’s passion for fostering thriving, healthy cities, and communities. RPA encourages a challenging, collaborative, and fun work environment, … Continue reading

DC Residents – Smart Growth America wants to hear from you!

Smart Growth America, a national NGO dedicated to helping more places have strong neighborhoods and strong economies, is launching a new venture focused on urban living. We want to talk to people who want to talk about how to make it easier, cheaper and more fun to live in the city, and what it would … Continue reading

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Let's highlight another part of the #transportation industry - passenger aviation - that so many of us rely on for business travel and personal adventures. How many #young #professionals do we have in the #aviation sector? #transport #adventure #cloudy☁️ @bwi_airport 🎶Rivers and roads, rivers and roads. Rivers til I reach you.🎶 @chesapeakeandohiocanal #bikes #canals #transportation #throwback #travel #adventure Choo choo. #modeltrain display at Norfolk Southern. #trains #transportation #model #hobbies YPT Austin was instrumental in supporting the Greenroads Boot Camp hosted by CTRMA in Austin.  Increase your sustainability street cred, and learn more about Greenroads International, one of our Silver Sponsors! #transportation #sustainability #green #transit #engineering #thankful The #Alaska #Railroad’s main line stretches 470 miles from Seward to #Fairbanks, #connecting communities all along Southcentral and Interior Alaska. The main line was completed in 1923 after 9 years of construction; President Warren G. Harding traveled to Alaska for the occasion and personally drove in the Golden Spike to finish the job. In 1943, the Railroad completed a 12-mile spur to the tiny port town of Whittier. In total, the Alaska Railroad provides regularly scheduled passenger service along 482 miles of track – an expanse greater than the distance between #Boston and #Washington, D.C. #friday #trains #transportation Check this amazing #sunset shot, shared by our equally amazing Director of Chapter Development @wbybanana. What a picture. Wow. #atlanta @yptatlanta #trains #westside #scenery