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Featured Job Listing – WSP – Transportation Planning Project Manager

WSP is looking for a Transportation Planning Project Manager! Click through to see the full job announcement.

Jan. 8: Transportation4America hosting TransportationCamp

Every year, transportation enthusiasts get together on a Saturday to share their ideas and map out new possibilities. With so much transportation legislation on the way, the 2022 virtual TransportationCamp will be more important than ever. Registration is now open!!

The reauthorization and budget reconciliation embraced the traditional approach to transportation policy: a whole lot more of the same, failing status quo. There’s a little bit of money to fight the climate crisis, encourage safer streets, and expand transit, but there’s a whole lot more to make those same problems worse—more emissions, more congestion, more pollution, more dangerous streets, more highways undermining transit investments. Where do we go from here? That’s where TransportationCamp comes in.

Now’s not the time to sit back and listen

TransportationCamp is an “unconference” bringing together passionate people who are ready to create and participate in the conversation. This is a place for all self-professed “transportation nerds,” from advocates to planners, from students to business leaders, to propose and lead sessions. Worried about a street widening project near you? Excited about new mobility technologies? This is the place to share.

There are tons of ways to make our infrastructure safer, more equitable, and more sustainable. By bringing together a melting pot of perspectives, TransportationCamp helps uncover new pathways forward. And bonus: it’s a lot of fun, too.

We’ll convene virtually once again this year, so have Zoom and Slack downloaded and ready to go. As for the rest of the details (including how to submit your session ideas between January 3 – 7, 2022), keep an eye on your inbox. We’ll keep you posted in the weeks ahead.

Featured Job Listing – DVRPC – Traffic Data Analyst

DVRPC is looking to hire a Traffic Data Analyst! Click through for the full job announcement and how to apply.

 

Nov. 4: APAPA-SE Annual Event – Get Your Ticket Today!

The APAPA-SE 2021 Annual Meeting will be held *in person* on Thursday, November 4th, from 5:30 to 8:00, at Love City Brewing’s outdoor beer garden (1023 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia).

Our guest speakers will include Jody Holton, Assistant General Manager of Planning and Strategic Initiatives at SEPTA, and Martine Decamp, Deputy Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. Food and drinks will be available, along with networking opportunities.

Buy your tickets today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apapase-2021-annual-event-tickets-188732813927 .

Nov. 4: APAPA-SE 2021 Annual Event

SAVE THE DATE
APAPA-SE Annual Event – In Person (and Outside!)

Thursday, November 4th
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Love City Brewing Beer Garden, 1023 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia

Tickets required, registration link is coming soon!

APA PA Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Friday 9/21

Early bird pricing and registration for APA PA’s annual conference in Pittsburgh ends tomorrow! The conference runs from October 17-19

To sign up or see the conference agenda, visit APA PA’s website

Oct. 20 : Penn State Extension: So You Want Agriculture in Your Community… (1.25 CM Pending)

October 20 @ 12:00 pm1:15 pm

So You Want Agriculture in Your Community: Have You Heard of PA Farm Link?

1.25 CM credits (pending approval)

In some communities, agriculture is part of the land use of the community. As the age of our farmers gets older, there could be the opportunity for “creating farming opportunities” for the next generation. Pennsylvania Farm Link, a 501c3 non-profit is dedicated to connecting farmers and landowners in Pennsylvania, and how their organization and land/farmer online database can be a “tool” to help any potential new farmers in your given municipalities.

This webinar will explore the agricultural side of land use decision making in your community by introducing planners to PA Farm Link. In addition, you will get an inside look at the PA Farm Link land linking database. This database provides the opportunity  for landowners and/or people looking to farm-land (through buying or renting) to find multiple listings from across the state. The database can be a very useful tool for municipal planners to learn about in case they have people who own land in their areas (that are looking to sell or lease), or for people who are looking for land in their areas, to be better connected.

Register Herehttps://extension.psu.edu/land-use-webinar

Oct. 6: APA PA SE Mentoring Mixer

WHEN: Wednesday, October 6th @ 5:30-8 pm

WHERE: Temple Center City Campus (1515 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19102)

WHAT: Please join the American Planning Association for an evening of networking (bring your business cards!), along with four sessions of small-group mentoring that allows APA members to share their stories while allowing students to ask questions about how to be successful in the field. Additionally, the APA PA SE Council will be presenting awards to the winners of their annual student competition.

HOW: Complete details and registration can be found here – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apa-pa-se-mentoring-mixer-registration-170551572344

Please note that attendance will be limited to the first 50 registrants, so sign up today to save your spot! Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

Featured Job Posting –

Michael Baker Intl. is looking for a Project Manager – Planning. For more information, click here for the full job announcement!

Featured Job Listing – DVRPC – Associate Director, Multimodal Planning

DVRPC is looking for an Associate Director, Multimodal Planning! Click here for the full job listing.