This position supports a wide range of activities for the Northeast Corridor Commission related to transportation planning and policy development. The Commission was established by Congress in the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 to coordinate the agencies that share the region’s core rail network. The Commission has been administratively hosted by Amtrak since 2011.
This position will support Commission initiatives with an emphasis on capital planning, programming, and reporting activities defined within the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act and the Northeast Corridor Commuter and Intercity Rail Cost Allocation Policy as adopted by the Commission. These activities require input from and extensive coordination with Amtrak, the eight commuter railroads that operate on the Northeast Corridor, state departments of transportation, and USDOT. The position will include data collection, data analysis, policy analysis, and preparation of reports.
- Support the coordination of the Commission’s many stakeholders, including Amtrak, the USDOT, the Northeast states and state departments of transportation, commuter rail agencies, freight railroads, and others. Work will frequently involve coordinating assistance provided by staff at various stakeholder agencies.
- Support the development of Commission reports, presentations, websites, and other materials through data analysis, policy analysis and written material. Work will frequently involve making technical information accessible for non-technical audiences.
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