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Now Hiring: Director of Transportation for America (T4A)

2 Dec 2016 | Posted by | 0 Comments | ,

Smart Growth America is seeking an experienced leader to assume the role of director for our signature transportation initiative, Transportation for America (T4A). This is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team in order to help shape the next generation of transportation policy at the federal, state and local levels at a critical moment for the nation and local communities everywhere.

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Transportation for America’s statement on the selection of Elaine Chao to serve as Secretary of Transportation

On the confirmed reports of President-Elect Trump’s selection of Elaine Chao to serve as the Secretary of Transportation in his cabinet, James Corless, Director of T4America, released this short statement:

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Revisit our post-election livestream panel discussion

Two days after the election, we streamed a live post-election panel discussion on how the 2016 elections will impact transportation policy at the federal, state and local levels. If you missed it, catch up here.

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Live stream: How the 2016 election results will impact transportation

Sign up to join Transportation for America live on November 10th and hear a panel of experts discuss how the November 8th elections will impact transportation policy at the federal, state and local levels.

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Smart cities: why now?

The US Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge was just the latest event to expose the growing interest for cities using technological solutions to solve pressing transportation problems like reducing transportation costs while also making it easier to get around, making housing more affordable and ensuring that low-income residents benefit from our increasingly prosperous cities.

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Webinar wrap: How MPOs are prioritizing public health to build prosperous regions

Last week, we had a discussion detailing how public health professionals are working with regional transportation planners to plan, fund, and support building more state of the art active transportation projects — accompanying the release of Measuring What We Value: Prioritizing Public Health to Build Prosperous Regions.

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Now Hiring: Policy Director

Transportation for America (T4America) – a program of Smart Growth America – is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with deep knowledge, experience and interest in transportation policy development and state or local level implementation to help lead the organization’s policy work

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Webinar wrap: How artist-in-residence programs can embed creativity in city agencies

The second webinar in our series further exploring the role of arts and culture in transportation planning and community development was a terrific discussion of two cities’ artist-in-residence programs.

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Transportation for America’s long-tenured director tapped to lead the Sacramento Area Council of Governments

After more than eight years as the director of Transportation for America, the only national non-profit coalition dedicated to smart, homegrown, locally-driven transportation solutions, James Corless has been selected by the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) to become the agency’s new chief executive officer beginning in the spring of 2017.

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Now hiring: Economic Analyst

Smart Growth America seeks a skilled, experienced Economic Analyst to conduct technical and quantitative analyses regarding a wide variety of issues associated with the built environment and transportation, including economics, real estate, social equity, and the environment.

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