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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for August 21, 2015

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers.


Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • M-Rail - RFP


      M-1 RAIL is now accepting proposals from qualified vendors to support the vehicle manufacturing process associated with delivery of six (6) modern streetcars. M-1 RAIL is a 3.1-mile modern streetcar linking Downtown Detroit to New Center/North End Detroit. The Request For Proposal (RFP) has been posted to M-1 with a due date of September 18, 2015 - 4:00 p.m. EST.

    • South Central Transit Authority - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that the South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) as the lead agency for a statewide consortium is requesting proposals for the procurement of 30, 35, and 40-foot Heavy Duty Transit Vehicles.

      Copies of the Request for Proposals (RFP) are available from SCTA’s office located at:
      South Central Transit Authority
      45 Erick Road
      Lancaster, PA 17601

      Requests for the solicitation package must be made in writing.
      To receive a copy of the solicitation package, or for more information, contact Jeffrey H. Glisson, Director of Capital Projects/Planning, at (717) 358-1928 or at

      All proposals must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in the RFP, and must be received in SCTA offices by Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Proposals received after the specified closing time will be considered late proposals and will not be considered for award and not opened. Misdirected submittals will not be accepted.

      All questions and clarifications regarding this RFP should be addressed to SCTA and must be received, in writing, by Monday, September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm. All questions and clarifications postmarked after this time will be returned unopened. SCTA will respond in writing by Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

      All bids and contracts are subject to all applicable state and federal laws and to a financial assistance contract between the South Central Transit Authority, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

      Contractors will be required to comply with all applicable Buy America, Non-Discrimination, Non-Collusion, Lobbying, Debarment and Contractor Integrity laws and regulations. Proposers must certify they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.
      SCTA hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this RFP advertisement or solicitation, disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE’s) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

      SCTA reserves the right to postpone, accept or reject any and all proposals in whole or in part and to waive any informality in the RFP process as SCTA deems in its own best interest. The Proposals shall be valid for ninety (90) days from the date of submittal.

      David W. Kilmer,
      Executive Director
      South Central Transit Authority

    • San Diego Metropolitan Transit System - RFP


      The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is accepting proposals under a negotiated procurement process for SECURITY SERVICES.

      Proposal documents will be available on or about August 11, 2015 by registering at
      The Contract Officer’s contact information is:
      Diana Singleton
      MTS Procurement Department
      1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000
      San Diego, CA 92101
      Telephone: (619) 557-4551

      A Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on September 3, 2015, at 10 a.m., prevailing local time, at MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Proposals will be due on October 16, 2015 by 4:00 p.m., prevailing local time, unless otherwise amended, at MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Proposals received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

      MTS hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

      MTS reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to re-advertise for proposals.

    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - RFP


      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) is seeking proposals from consulting firms based in the Washington D.C. area to effectively represent RT’s legislative policy, regulatory and appropriations interests at the federal level.

      RFP & other proposal information may be requested by contacting Sue Robison at 2816 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, by e-mail at or at 916/556-0152. This publication (information) is available in accessible formats. Please contact 916/556-0152 or TDD 483-HEAR (4327) to request an accessible format. A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at 1400 29th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816. For access to the pre-proposal meeting via conference call, contact Ms. Robison at least 24 hrs. prior to the meeting.

      RT hereby notifies all proposers it will affirmatively ensure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this solicitation, proposers will be afforded full opportunity to submit a proposal in response to this invitation & will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, disability or age in consideration for an award.

      Sealed proposals must be received by the Procurement Services Office at 2816 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 by 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Pacific Standard Time.

    • New York City transit - RFQ

      ​New York City Transit

      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 113371

      DUE DATE: 9/4/15

      TITLE: Bus Technology Maintenance (BTM)

      TYPE: RFI –Request For Information

      For more info please visit our webpage:

    • Salem Area Mass Transit District - RFP


      Salem Area Mass Transit District (SAMTD) requests proposals for the manufacture, sale and delivery of ten (10) 35 foot and eleven (11) 40 foot Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fixed-route transit buses to be ordered during the calendar years 2015 through 2018, with an option to order ten (10) additional CNG fixed-route transit buses before December 31, 2019 in accordance with the proposed order schedule and the terms and conditions set forth within this RFP.

      Proposed firm order:
      2015 Six (6) 35 foot CNG Buses and Six (6) 40 foot CNG Buses
      2016 Three (3) 35 foot CNG Buses
      2017 One (1) 35 foot CNG Bus and Two (2) 40 foot CNG Buses
      2018 Three (3) 40 foot CNG Buses
      Option: Expires on 12/31/2019 Not to exceed Five (5) 35 foot CNG Buses & Not to exceed Five (5) 40 foot CNG Buses

      This solicitation is made under authority of ORS 267.200 and all applicable laws, statutes, rules, regulations and policies. Responsible is defined in ORS 279B.005. The RFP documents may be obtained from the State’s Procurement Website (“ORPIN”) at Proposals are due October 19, 2015 by 2:00pm PDT at Salem Area Mass Transit District, 555 Court Street NE, Suite 5230, Salem, Oregon 97301. All inquiries should be directed to Roger Coddington, Contract Procurement Specialist (CPS) at or calling 503-361-7527.

    • Lee County Board of County Commissioners - RFP


      Sealed proposals for the Ten Year Major Update of the Lee Tran Transit Development Plan (TDP) project will be received until 2:30 pm on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, by the Lee County Procurement Division Office located at 1825 Hendry Street, 3rd Floor, Fort Myers, FL 33901.

      Immediately following the closing time for submission of Proposals, all proposals received on time will be opened publicly and read aloud. Proposals received after the scheduled closing time for submissions of Proposals will be returned unopened.

      Lee County Board of County Commissioners is requesting Proposals from interested consultants to perform a 10-year major update to the Lee County Transit (LeeTran) Transit Development Plan (TDP).

      Pre-Proposal Conference

      A Pre-Proposal conference will be held at the Lee County Procurement Division Office on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Proposers are not required to attend, but will be bound by Lee County’s interpretations of the plans and specifications, which will be discussed at the Pre-Proposal conference.

      Solicitation Documents

      Proposals MUST be submitted in accordance with the Instruction to Proposers, using the Proposal Forms included with the Proposal Documents. Official Proposal Documents may be downloaded from the Lee County website at or by contacting Bob Franceschini of the Lee County Procurement Management Division at 239-533-5450.

      This notice and the Solicitation documents may be made available upon request in alternative accessible formats to person with disabilities.

    • Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District - RFB


      The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is seeking sealed bids from qualified contractors for the construction of the following:
      Safety Improvements at Railroad Crossings at
      Burnham Avenue and Brainard Avenue

      All bids must meet NICTD’s specifications as further described in the Technical Specifications of the Bid Packet.
      The Bid Form Packet, including the specifications, will be emailed or flash drive mailed to all potential bidders. Request packets at the following location:
      Northern Indiana Commuter
      Transportation District
      Attention: Anthony Siegmund, Purchasing
      601 North Roeske Ave.
      Michigan City, IN 46360-2669
      Phone: (219) 874-4221 ext. 267
      Fax: (219) 872-5841
      Email address:

      Bid Packets are preferred to be requested by email. Your request should include the company name, address, phone/fax numbers, email address, the individual’s name to respond to. Information regarding this Bid, including the results, can be found at (Go to “About NICTD” then “Purchasing”)

      Bids shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked: Burnham Avenue Safety Improvements. All bids are to be submitted within an outer envelope. Bids shall be submitted on forms contained in the bid package. Site visit and Pre-Bid conference is scheduled for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hegewisch Train Station.

      Bids shall be received at:
      Northern Indiana Commuter
      Transportation District
      Attention: Purchasing Manager
      33 East U.S. Highway 12
      Chesterton, IN 46304-3514

      Bids will be received not later than 2:30 P.M., local time, Friday, September 4, 2015 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the above stated time and date will be returned to the sender unopened. Bids must set forth full, accurate and complete information as required by the instructions in the bid package. Failure to do so may result in rejection of a bid.
      NICTD’s overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal is ten and 56/100 percent (10.56) of the bid price. Bidders are required to make good faith efforts to meet or exceed the District’s goal.

      NICTD will award the Contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. NICTD reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive technical defects if, in its judgment, the interests of NICTD so require. NICTD reserves the right to accept any bid within 90 days after the time of the opening of the bids, during which time no bid shall be withdrawn.

      Michael Noland
      General Manager

    • Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority - RFQ


      (GBT) invites proposals for the provision of Architectural, Engineering and Construction Management Services in Bridgeport, CT. The RFQ documents will be available after 3:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on August 14, 2015 at the offices of the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Proposals will be received by GBT until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on October 2, 2015, at: Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. For a complete copy of the RFQ, please contact: G. Condon, Greater Bridgeport Transit, One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610. E-Mail: Tel: (203) 366-7070 Ext 100.

    • New York City Transit - RFQ

      New York City Transit

      Contract Solicitations

      RFQ#: 113503

      DUE DATE: 9/18/15

      TITLE: Request For Information: Conversion of R110A Cars to Pump/Generator Cars

      TYPE: RFI

      For more info please visit our webpage:

    • San Joaquin Regional Transit District - RFP


      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Proposals are invited by the San Joaquin Regional Transit District, a public transit district, herein referred to as RTD, for transit and paratransit services, all in strict conformance with REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS therefore entitled “REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS for Contracted Transportation Services,” dated August 6, 2015, (hereinafter referred to as RFP), said RFP being on file in the offices of RTD at 421 East Weber Avenue, Stockton, California 95202.

      On September 1, 2012, RTD implemented its e-bid system. To register, go to the “Doing Business” page at For fastest approval complete 1) your company information, 2) your contact information, 3) select your work categories, and 4) attach your W-9 form. Upon approval, you will have access to all solicitation documents through the “Solicitation” tab and will be able to print a bidders list in real time through the “Bidder” tab at no charge. Through your work codes you will be alerted to any projects that are posted in your areas of interest.

      Each Proposal must be contained in a sealed envelope and should be labeled “Contracted Transportation Services,” Solicitation 2015-TPTOPMAI-S, Attention: Procurement – Contracts” along with Proposer’s name and address. Proposals must be received at the offices of RTD, at or before 2:00 P.M. on September 17, 2015.
      A Pre-Proposal conference will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the County services facility at 120 North Filbert Street, Stockton, CA. Attendance at the Pre-Proposal conference is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged.

      Proposers are required to submit a Proposal guarantee in the amount of 5% of the total Proposal amount in accordance with the RFP. Each Proposal shall be submitted on the form(s) prepared by RTD. No Proposal may be withdrawn for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days after Proposal opening.

      It is the policy of the U.S. Department of Transportation that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26 shall be encouraged to participate in the performance of Contracts financed whole or in part with federal funds. As a condition of federal grant assistance, RTD has adopted a DBE program for RTD’s federally funded Contracts. No DBE goal has been established for this project. However, proposers shall ensure that DBEs have the opportunity to participate in the performance of this Contract and shall take all necessary steps to obtain DBE participation. Contractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in the award and performance of subcontracts.
      RTD also encourages the participation of certified Small Business Enterprises (SBE) on all of its procurement activities. At all times RTD promotes small business participation, by establishing and maintaining a plan that will assist small business competition, eliminate any obstacles that may prevent their participation as prime contractors or as subcontractors.

      The Contract to be entered into pursuant to this NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS may be subject to a financial assistance Contract between RTD and the United States Department of Transportation. If this RFP is subject to Federal financial assistance, and for any reason the Federal financial assistance is withdrawn, then and in such event RTD may withdraw this NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS and/or terminate any Contract entered into in accordance with this RFP.

      The successful Proposer, and each of his/her/its subcontractors, shall be required to comply with all local, state, and federal labor laws and regulations.

      All Proposers are required to read and completely familiarize themselves with the terms and conditions of the RFP, and to submit all necessary paperwork as required of Proposer as specified in this RFP.
      RTD reserves the right to postpone the opening of Proposals, accept or reject any and all Proposals and to waive any informality in any Proposal, all as RTD deems to be in its own best interests and subject to the rules and regulations issued by the Federal transit Administration of the United States Department of Transportation.

  • Help Wanted

    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Assistant General Manager, Administration

      $136,488 - $182,904 ANNUALLY

      This position has a wide range of executive responsibilities for managing various administrative functions in the District. The incumbent will provide executive direction and management over assigned functional areas of Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Procurement; policies and procedures, special projects, and other assigned areas of responsibility. This position provides support to the General Manager’s office for Board liaison and meetings support, interdepartmental coordination at the executive management level, and District-wide communications.

      For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact RT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, or (916) 556-0298. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

    • Capital Areal Transportation Authority - Purchasing and Contracts Manager


      KL2 Connects has been retained to identify candidates for the position of Purchasing and Contracts Manager for the Capital Area Transportation Authority. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in a great part of the country? has released its 2015 rankings for the 10 Most Affordable Places to Live, and Lansing is #4 on the list! The cost of living there is 8 percent below the national average, and with a median home value of $85,000, houses in Lansing are nearly 33 percent below most major cities.

      Reporting directly to the Assistant Executive Director, this position will develop procurement standards, guidelines, and procedures (including DBE requirements); coordinate with the FTA and State to ensure that procedures receive certification; develop procurement specifications for RFPs and IFBs; ensure that all procurement steps are followed; negotiate best prices; work with counsel to prepare contracts; approve procurements for approval by the Executive Department and Board; direct the procurement process (submit specifications to state and federal agencies; advertise for bids; examine documents for compliance; submit documents to agencies for approval; update warranty and product performance information, etc.); be responsible for administration of contracts (including re-bids); ensure compliance with state and federal standards; ensure that master files contain the required documentation; function as DBE Liaison Officer in the recruitment, development, certification, and interaction of and with DBE firms; develop and manage the Purchasing and Contracts Department budget (as approved by the CEO and Board); provide timely, reliable, and effective reports and communications; assume management of the Purchasing and Contracts Department; assist the Assistant Executive Director and provide backup for other managers and specialists; and participate as a member of the CATA management team.

      The ideal candidate will have an A.A. (minimum) or Bachelor’s or the equivalent; 5 years of procurement experience (2 implementing public agency procurements); and the ability to handle details, meet deadlines, and work independently. CATA offers a competitive salary and benefit package and a rewarding professional environment. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Al Schlimm at

    • APTA - Assistant Vice President


      Washington, DC based Association is seeking a dynamic Assistant Vice President to lead our public transportation safety, security, operations and technical services area. Duties will include oversight of activities and program development for Rail Safety Audit program, Commuter Rail Safety program as well as the Bus Safety Management Program. This work also includes oversight to the Association’s standards development program. Provides guidance and support to committees and conferences. Must be able to set budgets and manage staff. Consensus building and strengthening the Association’s working relationships with relevant government agencies and Congressional Committees will be vitally important for this role. Successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in transportation, engineering, business management, planning or related field; 10 or more years’ professional experience required. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a senior management level in public sector transportation agencies, preferably with responsibility for, or oversight of, transportation operations. Project/program management experience also required. Must have strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills with knowledge of transportation policy development. Please send resume with salary history to: APTA, 1666 K Street, NW, #1100, Washington, DC 20006 or email to or fax to 202-496-4326. EOE Principals Only

    • NJ Transit - Deputy CFO & Controller


      Join our team! NJ Transit is seeking a Deputy CFO & Controller for the largest state-wide transportation agency in the US.

      The Deputy CFO & Controller is responsible for all day-to-day financial functions of NJ TRANSIT; to include direct oversight of all accounting functions, which includes accounts payable, payroll, financial reporting, revenue accounting, cost accounting and project accounting. The position reports to the CFO, with wide leeway for decision making and independent judgment. If you have a BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related area, AND 10 yrs. of progressive experience in public sector financial management and accounting. The successful candidate must demonstrate experience in financial reporting and GAAP, GASB, FASB and IRS rules and regulations. A CPA is required and public transportation experience is highly desirable.

      We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Relocation assistance is available.

      For additional information regarding requirements for this position and how to apply please go to All resumes can be sent to NJ Transit has a state residency requirement.

      NJ Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • MTA Long Island Rail Road - Deputy Execituve Director-PTC


      MTA LIRR is seeking a Deputy Executive Director-PTC (Positive Train Control) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and specialized experience with complex system acquisition, technology development/implementation procurement (approximately 10-15 years) and directly related technical experience with the designing, developing and implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) technology at a commuter railroad. This position is responsible for managing and directing the coordination of all aspects of the Positive Train Control Project and accompanying activities including, but not limited to, design, oversight and coordination to ensure compatibility with Long Island Railroad’s (LIRR) existing fleet, wayside and operating parameters. Position will oversee all new design, manufacture, testing, maintainability (manuals, maintenance allocation charts, bills of material, etc.) and acceptance. In addition this position will assist the Executive Director in overseeing that coordination of Positive Train Control (PTC) as promulgated by the Railway Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and all stake holders, both internal and external. PTC requirements are outlined in the Federal Register identifying the prescriptive elements including system implementation, development, and safety certification requirements.

      For more information and to apply, please visit our website,, and click on “Long Island Railroad” to search for Deputy Executive Director-PTC, Job ID# 83657.
      The posting close is September 4th, 2015.

      The MTA-Long Island Rail Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit - Superintendent of Vehicle Maintenance


      SMART is a voter approved passenger rail and bike/pedestrian pathway project located in Marin and Sonoma counties in Northern California. We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual who enjoys working with new equipment, creating new processes and systems, and motivating a staff to maintain and operate a first class public service.

      Under direction of the Manager of Operations, this position will be responsible for all activities of the Vehicle Maintenance Department including vehicle maintenance, stores, and support staff. The ideal candidate will have experience managing rail and equipment maintenance services for a commuter railroad. Knowledge of FRA inspection and servicing requirements a must. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, engineering or a related field plus six years of full-time management or supervisorial experience in a rail maintenance environment desired. FRA Qualified Maintenance Personnel (QMP) status preferred.

      To Apply:


    • DT Carson Enterpirses - Sales Representative


      DT Carson Enterprises, operator of Complete Coach Works; the largest transportation solution provider with 28 years of dedicated service to the transportation industry is seeking a motivated, dynamic, and ambitious Sales Representative for the North West Region.

      Ideal candidate will must be a self-starting, detail oriented individual with a high energy level and passion for sales. Sales representative will need to continuously build on existing sales strategy.


      The Sales Representative, under the direction of the Vice President of Sales, strives to build relationships with present customers and endeavors to bring in new customers contributing to the business growth of the company.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      • Initiate telephone calls to generate new and sustain current business
      • Considerable travel is required to make sales calls, attend trade shows, etc.
      • Meet sales quotas/objectives
      • Develop selling strategies using a variety of visual and other sales aids
      • Maintain contact with customers to insure the highest level of satisfaction
      • Organize and prioritize work to meet customer demands promptly, accurately and efficiently
      • Prepare detailed paperwork and documentation
      Required Qualifications
      • Minimum 4 years Business-to-Business Sales Experience of vehicles and/or heavy duty equipment
      • Experience with telephone sales and/or telemarketing within the last 5 years
      • Strong communication and negotiation skills
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products and Internet proficiency
      • Professional communication and presentation skills
      • Able to understand the objective and identify key decision makers
      • Ability to work independently and manage a large volume of accounts with little direct supervision

      DT Carson Enterprises is a well-established company that offers benefits: medical, dental, vision, long/short term disability, life insurance and 401k with match. Salary is commensurate with experience and consists of a generous base salary plus incentive program.

      This is a business-to-business sales opportunity where you will be responsible for marketing and selling our product line to accounts within the U.S. You will be responsible for maintaining and further developing your key account base. This position will involve account management as well as new business development.

      No phone calls. Apply through our career page:

      If you are enthusiastic, goal-oriented, and have excellent interpersonal skills, we want to hear from you!

    • King County Metro Transit - Service Development Manager


      King County Metro Transit is accepting applications for Service Development Manager.
      Metro is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking and respected leader for its Service Development section to manage a professional, technical, diverse group of employees in a way that promotes equity, teamwork, employee engagement, and continuous improvement.

      The Transit Service Development Manager reports directly to Metro’s Deputy General Manager for Planning and Customer Services and will be a key contributing member of the Management Team, which includes the General Manager, two Deputy General Managers, Finance Manager and the managers of the Operations, Vehicle Maintenance, Design and Construction, Customer Communications and Services, Paratransit and Rideshare Operations, Rail, Power and Facilities, and Strategy and Performance sections.

      The Transit Service Development Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of transit services, schedules, facilities, systems and traffic engineering, regional partnerships and transportation demand management programs. The position oversees approximately 60 professional staff at the King Street Center. The position manages an annual operating budget of about $21 million and an annual capital budget of approximately $10 million. The incumbent in this position is represented by Teamsters Local 117.

      For full details and to apply online, please visit.

      Closes at 4:30 p.m. (PST) on September 4, 2015

    • All Aboard Florida - Director of Landside Operations


      All Aboard Florida will be the only privately-owned-and-operated, passenger-rail service in the United States. The service will connect Miami to Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach providing Floridians and visitors with a viable transportation alternative to congested highways and airports. This transformative project will change the transportation ecosystem in Florida for the better and will be the catalyst for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact and thousands of jobs.

      It is the responsibility of Director of Landside Operations to oversee the operations of non-rail ground transportation services, specifically in-bound and out-bound first and last mile carriers at all stations along the AAF route. Functions include the selection and contracting of multiple transportation modalities, operational oversight of ground transport dispatchers, curbside management, shuttle operations, access control technologies and profitable yield management of shuttle services. Coordination of other interfacing operational departments including Legal, Planning, Maintenance, Rail Operations, Parking, Information Technology, etc. coordinating with other ground transportation service providers; managing the dispute resolution process for ground transportation provider permit holders; preparing budgets and reports and performance metrics; recommending updates to station departmental policies and procedures and processing associated paperwork.

      • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Finance, Hotel or Marketing preferred or equivalent work experience in the hospitality industry.
      • 3 years (three) previous work experience in Ground Transportation or VIP Services management position required.
      To Apply please send your resume to

    • National Transit Institute - Instructors Wanted


      Instructors Wanted
      The National Transit Institute (NTI) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is looking to expand its cadre of individuals serving as part time, occasional adjunct instructors for the courses that we offer. NTI serves as the Federal Transit Administration’s training arm providing training to the broad public transportation industry with an ever-increasing number of courses being delivered throughout the country. Information about NTI and the courses that we provide can be found at

      NTI is particularly interested in receiving applications for individuals familiar with the following topics:
      • Procurement
      • National Transit Database
      • Title VI
      • Environmental Justice
      • Workplace Safety
      • Mobility Management
      • Advanced Transit Technologies

      This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in the subject area you are interested in instructing. You must have public transportation experience, and be fully conversant in the course subject matter content. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required; in addition to presentation skills and computer literacy.
      In applying, we ask that you identify the course(s) that you wish to instruct. Successful candidates must demonstrate subject matter expertise and be knowledgeable of the public transportation industry and the Federal Transit Administration. Instructors for these courses are required to travel throughout the United States. Training or teaching experience is preferred.

      Please send resumes to (preferred) or:
      Greta Ritz, Program Coordinator
      National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
      120 Albany Street, Tower Two, Suite 250
      New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2130

      Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    • MTA New York City Transit - Director, New York Transit Museum


      The Museum
      The New York Transit Museum preserves the history of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and its predecessor agencies, dating back to the mid 19th century. The Museum is located in a decommissioned subway station in downtown Brooklyn and also operates a Gallery Annex & Store at Grand Central Terminal. With a staff of 50+ full and part-time personnel, and serving approximately 120,000 visitors per year at its main site, the Museum is one of New York City’s unique cultural institutions. Exhibitions and programs at the Museum focus on the relationship between urban development and mass transit, on the art, engineering, science and social implications of public transportation, on the sustainability aspects of mass transit, and on New York’s mass transit systems as an iconic phenomenon of city life.

      The Opportunity
      The Director oversees all aspects of museum operations, collections, content, strategic planning, development, retail and finance, and serves as President of the Museum’s non-profit affiliate, Friends of the NY Transit Museum. The Transit Museum is a division of, and receives generous in-kind support from the MTA. The Museum is mandated to independently raise or earn all funds needed for personnel and programming costs.

      The Director, New York Transit Museum is responsible for dynamic and creative leadership of the institution with focus on the following areas:
      • Exhibitions & Programming
      • Collections & Archival
      • Retail and Licensing
      • Administration
      • Facilities

      Education and Experience Requirements:
      • A Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, fine arts, public or business administration, library science, history, or some combination of above. A master’s degree is preferred.
      • Twelve years professional experience, with at least five years in a museum setting, non-profit or cultural institution. Minimum five years leadership, supervisory, team building and staff management experience.
      • Extensive knowledge of non-profit management, fundraising, operations and governance.
      The preferred candidate will have:
      • A dynamic leadership style and proven ability to lead a challenging and diverse institution and professional staff. Flexibility and ability to adapt to competing demands.
      • Extensive practical knowledge of collections management, exhibition development, educational programming, retail management, community outreach, marketing, New York City and/or transportation history, or some combination of these skill sets.
      • Demonstrated management and leadership skills in creating high performance teams and a high performance organization.
      • Proven ability to develop and drive changing business plans including governance (operation of a non-profit attached to a parent organization with a competing mission); diversity (of audience, staff and trustees); strategic planning; retail and product development best practices; capital project management.

      To learn more and apply: , select Jobs at “MTA Headquarters” and search by Job Title “Director, New York Transit Museum – “83638”

      MTA Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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