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DC Job Alert: Program Manager – Association of Metrpolitan Planning Organizations

The Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) seeks a Program Manager to manage its membership program and aspects of the annual conference. The position is located in Washington, DC. See http://www.ampo.org for information regarding AMPO. Job Duties Membership Manage membership program, working directly with over 200 MPOs and transportation consulting firms. Answer inquiries and build … Continue reading

NY Job Alert: MTA-NYCT Department of Subways, Capital Programs

MTA-NYCT Department of Subways, Capital Programs is hiring candidates for the following positions: Associate Project Manager, I, II, III Senior Quality Control Spc I, II, III The incumbents will be primarily responsible for providing oversight, tracking of thousands of defects and coordination of work between the Stations and Infrastructure program areas. The incumbents will also … Continue reading

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7!

Announcing Global Launch of MobiPrize 2014 for Sustainable Transportation Enterprise! Applications close July 7! With your help, SMART at the University of Michigan is crowd sourcing and honoring New Mobility enterprises that are making the world a better place through sustainable transportation enterprise. All entrepreneurs (anywhere in the world) addressing sustainable transportation challenges and opportunities … Continue reading

MD Jobs Alert: Various positions – MDOT

MDOT is currently recruiting for the following positions, to find more details regarding these recruitments, please visit MDOT’s internet or intranet site. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mdotmd/default.cfm   -MDOT, Fiscal Accounts Technician I, REVISED -MDOT, Equal Opportunity/Compliance Officer DOT Executive Assistant I -MDOT, Community Planner  

371 City Leaders Ask Boxer For More Local Control Over Bike/Ped Money

by Tanya Snyder Last week, 371 mayors and other city leaders wrote a letter [PDF] to Sen. Barbara Boxer, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, in support of local control over transportation dollars for bike and pedestrian projects. About two-thirds of the signatories are mayors, from cities as big as Philadelphia and Los … Continue reading

San Diego Added 39 Miles of Buffered Bike Lanes in the Last Year

by Angie Schmitt San Diego has a deserved reputation for being not the friendliest place to ride a bike in the state of California.

NYC Event Alert: PATH Education Series 6/25

The new PATH Education Series (PES) will kick off next week on Wednesday, June 25th, at 6:30 p.m. This is an education series consisting of one-time lectures by PATH senior management, and is available for interested parties to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. PATH Deputy Director Mike Marino, will make a presentation on and discuss Superstorm Sandy … Continue reading

NYC Job Alert: MTA Manager, Capital Program Funding

The Manager, Capital Program Funding supports the Senior Manager and Deputy Director of Capital Program Funding in developing and implementing five-year funding plans and strategies for monitoring the MTA’s multi-billion dollar Capital Program. This position also secures and manages all non-federal funding agreements, including those with the City of New York preparing the required funding … Continue reading

An Atlanta Neighborhood’s Vanished Street Grid

by Angie Schmitt Ever heard of Atlanta’s Vine City? No? That could be because it was largely obliterated by urban renewal two generations ago. These side-by-side images shared today by Darin at ATL Urbanist show the street grid in Vine City, near downtown Atlanta, in 1911 and today. And Darin says the city is poised … Continue reading

DC Job Alert: Senior Associate Infrastructure- National League of Cities

apply at http://www.nlc.org/about-nlc/career-center/careers-at-nlc/senior-associate-infrastructure Senior Associate Infrastructure The National League of Cities is seeking an experienced professional to be responsible for conceptualizing, researching, and delivering, solution-based resources to NLC’s target audience of municipal leaders on the topics of infrastructure and the built environment with a focus on promising and best practices at the city level. Reports … Continue reading

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Watching and waiting for the next run at @steamtownnhs. #transportation #WhyIYPT #train #nostalgia The city of #Morgantown, home of West Virginia University, is also the location of one of the most unique public transportation systems in the country: on-demand, personal rapid transit.

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#WhyIYPT #transportation #train #monorail #wvu 📷: Jaime McKay Where will today take you? #train #traintracks #transportation #WhyIYPT Courtesy share! We at @yptransportation love sharing the love... and events!

Join @yptbaltimore on this exciting opportunity to tour Hart-Miller Island! Registration is only $5, so sign up today. Click the link below for more information. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ypt-port-tour-tickets-35823914292

#transportation #ports #harbor #tour #boats Where will your two wheels take you?  End of trail in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. #bikes #bicycle #bikesofinstagram #WhyIYPT #trails #railtrail @railstotrails Feeling #vintage at Sparrows Point, an industrial area that continues to reinvent itself with new industry and efforts. While there is limited public transportation in the area, talks are in the works to improve service in the future. For now - bikes. #bicycle #transportation #transit #industry #sparrowspoint