Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Chief Operating Officer, Transportation Alternatives, New York, NY
The COO partners with the Executive Director and Deputy Director in determining policy, setting strategic goals and addressing the full range of issues that arise, from daily management to long-term planning.  The COO directly supervises a Senior Director of Technology and Information, a Finance Manager and an Operations Manager.

Director of Active Transportation, Sam Schwartz Engineering, New York, NY
Sam Schwartz Engineering is looking for a transportation planner or engineer to lead bicycle and pedestrian planning and design projects in both urban and suburban locations.

Bicycle Tour Network Manager, League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC
A national association of bicycle tour directors from more than 100 multi-day, bicycle tours and events is looking for its first full-time staffer to share knowledge and best practices among its members.

Managing Director, C.I.C.L.E., Los Angeles, CA
Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is seeking a managing director to oversee all funding, programming, workshops, events, and advocacy efforts.

Legislative/Policy Director, Transportation Alternatives, New York, NY
Transportation Alternatives seeks a public policy and transportation expert to advance bike and pedestrian safety in New York City through legislation, legal action and lobbying. This person will work to educate elected officials, government agency staff, business and civic leaders and the public in New York City, Albany, and Washington, DC.

Women Bike Manager, League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC
The new Women Bike Manager will serve as the program’s first full-time staff member, working to share collective knowledge, build a network of diverse female leaders and advance targeted programs that put more women in the saddle and at the forefront of the bicycling movement.

Campaign Director, Transportation Alternatives, New York, NY
TA is seeking a seasoned organizer to conceive, plan and execute 13-15 livable streets campaigns in all five boroughs,  overseeing campaign strategy, developing ambitious campaign plans, meeting with elected officials, speaking to the media and supervising three field organizers on a day-to-day basis.

Policy & Campaign Manager for STEPS Coalition (part-time), California Walks, San Jose, CA
The Sustainable Transportation Engagement for Pedestrian Safety (STEPS) Coalition is looking for a policy and campaign manager to build the advocacy capacity of residents, strengthen pedestrian safety efforts, and advance policy, built environment and program changes across San Jose.

Community Engagement Manager, BikeDenver, Denver, CO
BikeDenver is seeking a full-time staffer to support organizational efforts to create and operate programs and events to fundraise, and engage and educate the public about the benefits of safe bicycling.

StreetsMedia Development Intern, Streetsblog & Streetfilms, New York, NY
We are seeking a StreetsMedia Development Intern for summer and fall 2014 for 20 hours per week. StreetsMedia is the online advocate for better transportation, smarter cities, and urban sustainability, and includes our nationally recognized websites Streetsblog and Streetfilms.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

NYC Gets Its First-Ever Physically-Separated Bike Path

|
The Department of Transportation revealed plans for New York City’s first-ever physically-separated bike lane, or "cycle track," at a Manhattan Community Board 4 meeting last night. The new bike path will run southbound on Ninth Avenue from W. 23rd to W. 16th Street in Manhattan. Unlike the typical Class II on-street bike lane in which […]

U.S. DOT to Publish Its Own Manual on Protected Bike Lanes

|
Before the end of this year, the Federal Highway Administration will release its own guidance on designing protected bike lanes. The agency’s positions on bicycling infrastructure has matured in recent years. Until recently, U.S. DOT’s policy was simple adherence to outdated and stodgy manuals like AASHTO’s Green Book and FHWA’s own Manual on Uniform Traffic […]

Engineering Establishment Sets Out to Purge Deviant Bikeway Designs

|
The National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices might be the most influential group of American bike policy makers you’ve never heard of. The committee shapes street design standards in the United States to a large extent. Their recommendations become part of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, a guide to street markings, signs, and […]

Andy Wiley-Schwartz Starts at DOT on Monday

|
Department of Transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan continues to assemble an impressive management team. Following in the footsteps of Bruce Schaller and Jon Orcutt, Project for Public Spaces vice president and transportation program director Andy Wiley-Schwartz is heading over to 40 Worth Street where he will be reporting to Deputy Commissioner Schaller at DOT’s new Office […]

Does the Gender Disparity in Engineering Harm Cycling in the U.S.?

|
A study published in this month’s American Journal of Public Health finds that highly influential transportation engineers relied on shoddy research to defend policies that discourage the development of protected bike lanes in the U.S. In their paper, the researchers point out that male-dominated engineering panels have repeatedly torpedoed street designs that have greater appeal […]