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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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