Friday Job 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:

Business Development Director, Via Transportation, NYC
Via is on-demand transit on a mass scale. The Business Development Director — Platform will shape the development and drive the growth of Via’s platform business, which licenses Via’s technology to transit agencies.

Business Development Principal, Via Transportation, NYC
The Business Development Principal — Platform will identify, analyze, and develop business opportunities for licensing Via’s technology to transit organizations.

Advocacy Manager, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Washington, DC
The Coalition for Smarter Growth promotes walkable, inclusive, and transit-oriented communities, and the land use and transportation policies needed to make those communities flourish. A core focus of the Advocacy Manager will be the campaign for the implementation of an extensive BRT system and expanding support for improving existing transit like Metro.

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Friday Job Market

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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: Associate Director, Progressive Transportation Services, District Department of Transportation, Washington, DC Plans, directs and manages […]

Thursday Job Market

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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: Executive Director, Walk San Francisco Walk San Francisco seeks a results-driven, experienced nonprofit leader to […]

Brookings: Transit Access to Jobs Is the Missing Link

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If you’re a middle-income person living in the Philadelphia metro area, there’s an 85 percent chance you live within three-quarters of a mile of a transit stop, and you probably have to wait about 12 minutes for a bus or train. But if you’re looking for work, beware: only 20 percent of the jobs in the […]