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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for July 24, 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

    • Town of Cary, NC - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received at the Town of Cary Transportation & Facilities Department – Transit Section for the management and operation of the Town’s fixed route and demand response transit services known as C-Tran (transitioning to GoCary). The specific requirements are stated in this RFP and can be obtained by going to, under ‘Doing Business,’ click on Bids and Proposals. The successful proposer will be required to comply with all applicable equal opportunity laws and Federal regulations. The Town of Cary, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award. The Town of Cary is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Small, Minority and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit proposals.

      This procurement action is being supported in whole or in part by Federal funding, more specifically, the Federal Transit Administration. Therefore, this solicitation and any resulting contract include provisions related to various specific federal requirements. Detailed review of all terms and conditions included in this solicitation is strongly encouraged to ensure that full compliance with all contractual requirements is considered during the solicitation response process. The Town Council reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals, waive any informalities or irregularities, and/or accept the bid deemed in the best interest of the Town of Cary.

      For information regarding this request for proposals, phone 919-462-2080 (Transit Services Administrator).

      The RFP will be released on July 27. The deadline for submitting proposals to the Town of Cary Transportation & Facilities Department/Transit Section for this RFP is August 21, 2015. For a copy of the RFP and Cost Proposal Form, please visit the website mentioned above, or contact Ray S. Boylston, Transit Services Administrator at

    • Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority - RFP


      Sealed proposals are hereby requested by the DES MOINES AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY, 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines, Iowa to be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on August 7, 2015 for Bus Lease Financing.

      Requests for clarification and/or questions concerning the issued document shall be directed to Mike Tiedens in the DART Procurement Department at 515-283-5034 or e-mail All submittal questions concerning this RFP are due on Monday, July 27, 2015. This will be the only notice rendered for this procurement. Proposal Documents can be obtained at DART Central Station, above address, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or DART’s website
      In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, DART notifies all proposed vendors that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit a proposal in response to this request and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration of an award.

    • Winston-Salem Transit Authority - RFP


      Pursuant to Section 143 129 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, sealed bids for thirteen (13) Heavy-Duty, Low Floor (35 Ft.) Hybrid-Electric, Wheelchair Accessible Buses with options, which are to be furnished to the Winston Salem Transit Authority, will be received by the Purchasing Department in Room 324, City Hall Building, Winston Salem, North Carolina, until 1:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2015 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read. To obtain the complete proposal specifications or for instructions on submitting proposals contact Jerry Bates via email, by phone 336-747-6939, or visit the Purchasing Department during regular office hours at the same location as above. The Winston Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

      A pre-bid conference will be held at 11:00 a.m. local time, Thursday, August 13, 2015, at the City Hall Building, Room 16, 101 North Main Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101. The purpose of this conference will be to review the equipment specifications for heavy-duty Low Floor BRT hybrid buses to be purchased by the City of Winston-Salem.

      Jerry Bates
      Purchasing Director

    • Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority - RFP

      RFP #20150715

      The Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority dba Capital Area Transit (CAT) is seeking proposals so that it may enter into a contract to supply uniforms for bus drivers.
      Copies of the Request for Proposals may be obtained by contacting Beverly Hockenberry, Administrative Assistant at, or by calling (717) 233-5657, extension 111.

      When requesting a copy of the RFP, leave your full name, company name, mailing address, email address and area code and telephone number.

      Proposals (one original and five copies) will be received by the Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority, 901 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, until: September 4, 2015 – 4:00 PM
      Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided, including all Attachments. Please mark the envelope in which the proposal is submitted “Capital Area Transit Bus Drivers’ Uniform Proposal.”
      As per the specifications on file with and available from:
      Bev Hockenberry
      Capital Area Transit
      901 North Cameron Street
      Harrisburg, PA, 17101
      (717) 233-5657 x111

      All proposals shall be subject to all applicable state and federal laws, subject to approval of a financial assistance contract between the Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority and the U. S. Department of Transportation, and in compliance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
      This Authority solicits and encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation. DBE’s will be afforded full consideration of their responses and will not be subject to discrimination. Proposers will be required to comply with the Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority DBE Program goal requirement where applicable. A copy of the DBE Program can be found at

      The Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority reserves the right to postpone, accept, or reject any and all proposals, in whole or in part, or to waive any and all informalities, as it deems in its best interest. Any person on the list of ineligible contractors for federally assisted projects is not an eligible proposer.

    • The National Transit Institute - RFP


      Agency: The National Transit Institute
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      University Procurement Services
      335 George Street, Suite 2150
      New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      ATTN: Gail Schmidt, Senior Buyer
      Date for receipt of proposals: Thursday, August 27, 2015 by 2:00 pm EST

      The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its existing Management of Transit Construction Projects course. In addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to edit/update the existing course materials.
      NTI Management of Transit Construction Projects course is a three-day course focused on training FTA grantees in project management requirements and techniques for managing capital projects. This course will utilize the Project and Construction Management Guidelines 2003 (and subsequently updated) to train grantees with major capital projects who are required to implement Project Management Plans, and inform grantees with smaller capital projects of the process of project management. The course will review the basics of good project management techniques and approaches for organizations involved in all phases of FTA-funded projects, with specific emphasis on the preparation and execution of a Project Management Plan.
      Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

      To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Gail Schmidt at The request must contain “RFP#2861 – Management of Transit Construction Projects – TPM10” in the subject line. Telephone requests are unacceptable.

    • City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation - RFP


      The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), Specialized Transit Bureau operates the Cityride Program throughout the City of Los Angeles and is presently soliciting proposals for the continued operation of the City’s paratransit program dial-a-ride services.

      LADOT Specialized Transit Bureau has prepared a comprehensive Request for Proposals (RFP), which contains a detailed description of the services to be provided. The anticipated release date of the RFP is the week of July 13, 2015. If your firm is interested in obtaining a copy of this RFP, you can download it from the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (BAVN) website at (prior registration required). It is essential for proposers to download the RFP from the BAVN website because downloading from the website will ensure that proposers automatically receive email notification(s) regarding the RFP, including posted questions and answers and any amendments. You may also obtain an electronic copy from Mary Rodriguez by e-mail at or Luz Echavarria at

      The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.

    • Winston-Salem Transit Authority - RFP


      Pursuant to Section 143 129 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, sealed bids for paratransit buses, which are to be furnished to the Winston-Salem Transit Authority, will be received by the Purchasing Department in Room 324, City Hall Building, Winston Salem, North Carolina, until 1:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2015 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read. To obtain the complete proposal specifications or for instructions on submitting proposals contact Jerry Bates via email, by phone 336-747-6939, or visit the Purchasing Department during regular office hours at the same location as above. The Winston Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

      A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time, Thursday, August 13, 2015, at the City Hall Building, Room 16, 101 North Main Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101. The purpose of this conference will be to review the equipment specifications for light-duty buses and light-duty hybrid buses to be purchased by the City of Winston-Salem.

      Jerry Bates
      Purchasing Director

    • Port Authority of NY & NJ - RFP


      Sealed Bids for the following contract(s) will be accepted at the address indicated below until 11:00 am on the due date indicated and will then be publicly opened and read in the bid room. Send bids to: The Port Authority of NY & NJ, Attn: BID/RFP Custodian, Procurement Department, 4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10007. #43154 Re-Bid - Manufacture and Deliver a Track Inspection Vehicle for PATH. Description: These items may be Federally funded in whole or in part. Accordingly, Federal requirements will be part of the agreement and will be applicable to the supply of such items. Due Date: 08/13/2015. The solicitation document is available on-line bid-proposal-advertisements.html?tabnum=5. Addenda to the Bid, if any, will be posted at this website. Monitor the advertisement on the website to ensure your awareness of any changes. If you have any technical problems accessing the documents online, email us at or call us at (212) 435-4600 for assistance. A VALID PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO GAIN ACCESS INTO THE BUILDING, IF YOU ARE HAND DELIVERING AND/OR ATTENDING THE BID OPENING.

    • Delaware County Transit Board - RFP


      The Delaware County Transit Board (DCTB) in Delaware, Ohio is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to design, train and provide software maintenance for a website for Delaware County Mobility Management.

      For additional information and complete Request for Proposal, please visit DCTB’s website at
      Proposals must be submitted on or before 11:00 AM EST August 21, 2015.

    • Capital District Transportation Authority - RFP


      PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that proposals for CDTA-IT-52-1000 P25 Radio Communications System are due no later than 1:00 PM on September 21, 2015. Proposals should be addressed to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement, Capital District Transportation Authority, 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, New York 12206. Each proposal must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the proposal instructions.

      There will be a preproposal conference on August 10-11, 2015 at 10:00 AM. The conference will be held at CDTA, 110 Watervliet Ave Albany, NY 12206 with site walkthroughs at each of the existing tower site locations defined herein. It is strongly recommended that proposers participate in both days of this conference.

      Questions regarding this Request for Proposals are to be submitted IN WRITING to Stacy Sansky, Director of Procurement (, fax-518-437-8348 or via mailing address listed above) NO LATER than 11:00AM on August 17, 2015., fax-518-437-8348 or via mailing address listed above) NO LATER than 11:00AM on August 17, 2015.

      It is the intention of CDTA to negotiate for a contract based upon proposals it receives, but CDTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

      The Authority hereby notifies all potential service providers that disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this notice and there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, disability or marital status in the award of the contract or any subcontract.

      PROHIBITIONS ON PROCUREMENT LOBBYING: Pursuant to State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between CDTA and an Offerer/bidder during the procurement process. An Offerer/bidder is restricted from making contacts to influence the procurement process, except as provided in the procurement process (i.e., proposal submissions and interviews, where requested by CDTA) from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers/bids through final award and approval of the Procurement Contract by CDTA (“restricted period”). Contacts must be made only by your designated staff unless a specific exception applies. CDTA employees are required to obtain certain information when contacted during the restricted period for purposes designed to influence the procurement process, and make a determination of the responsibility that could result in rejection for contract award or even more serious consequences.

      The complete Request For Proposals may be obtained free of charge at our website (Click on “About CDTA”, then on “Doing Business with CDTA”) on or after July 20, 2015. Only vendors who complete the online vendor registration form will be able to access the RFP.

      Dated: July 17, 2015

  • Help Wanted

    • New York City Paratransit - Call Center Team Leader


      The Paratransit customer service call center located in Queens, NY is interviewing for several team leader positions. Excellent benefits and job opportunities for goal oriented managers who like to coach and want a career. Apply online at

    • Sacramento Regional Transit - CBS Dispatcher/Supervisor

      $30.64 - $42.89 HOURLY

      Seeking a CBS Dispatcher/Supervisor for supervision of CBS Operators and in-service vehicles, including controlling routes via radio; taking telephone requests for route deviations; hiring/firing, and corrective action.
      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


    • WACOG - Transportation Program Manager

      $48,409 - $72,614 ANNUALLY DOE&Q

      Responsible for managing a variety of projects related to the development of regional transportation and transit plans and programs in Mohave and La Paz counties in Arizona. This position will utilize a high degree of independence in making decisions and judgments in determining approaches to most area responsibilities regarding various transportation and transit projects.

      For a complete job description, list of qualifications, and to apply please visit our website at EOE: M/F/D/V

    • University of Illinois Chicago - Executive Director, Urban Transportation Center


      The College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director of the Urban Transportation Center. With nearly $400 million in research, UIC shares with 62 other public and 33 private US universities the classification as Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

      Position: We are seeking a highly qualified and accomplished individual for the executive directorship of UTC. The Executive Director will report to the Dean directly and be responsible for: devising and implementing operational policies for UTC; coordinating and ensuring the continued growth, quality and development of UTC’s research program; generating sufficient research funding to ensure that UTC is able to operate in a stable financial condition; establishing UTC ties with researchers across multiple disciplines as well as with members of the general transportation community and executives from other transportation agencies; direct activities of UTC staff; monitor and review the financial and administrative practices of UTC to ensure effective management; ensure the professional development of UTC staff; ensure the preparation and review of UTC’s annual budget and other budgets and/or reports that may be required by CUPPA; and promote and engage in research. A faculty/instructor appointment with one of UIC’s academic departments is optional.

      Urban Transportation Center (UTC). The Urban Transportation Center is dedicated to conducting research and providing education and technical assistance on urban transportation planning, policy, operations and management. The Center is a campus-wide initiative with affiliated faculty and students from Urban Planning and Policy, Engineering, Management, Economics, and Public Administration. The UTC concentrates research in four clusters of activity: transit planning, operations and management; transportation funding and financing; freight planning operations and management; and data development for transportation planning and analysis. UTC has research capability in intelligent transportation, asset management, the environment, community development, transit trip computer management, human transportation services, active transportation and safety. UTC has worked with national, state, regional and local transportation and planning agencies, non-profits, private industry and other universities to address transportation issues. Our highly interdisciplinary center is composed of faculty, staff and research assistants with an external funding level of approximately $2.7 million annually. Please visit our web site at for additional information.

      Minimum Qualifications: PhD or Juris Doctor Degree with a strong background in urban transportation, government relations, or urban planning. Alternatively a master’s degree with an exceptionally strong similar background.

      Ten years’ experience in urban transportation or urban planning with expert knowledge of urban transportation systems.

      Strong leadership and management capability.

      Experience in fundraising and business management.

      Professional Qualifications: National reputation of accomplishments; a track record of effective leadership and management; and the ability to build consensus and to work within a variety of institutional settings.

      Application Procedure: For fullest consideration, please apply by August 24, 2015 via the university application system at (Job ID #54244). A completed online application and the following attachments are required for consideration: a letter of application, resume, and names of three references. The anticipated start date of the Executive Director appointment will be December 1, 2015. For specific questions about the position, please send an email to with a subject line of “UTC Executive Director Search.”

      UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

    • Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District - Payroll/Timekeeping Specialist


      SALARY RANGE: $28.41 - $34.33 plus excellent benefits (40 hour workweek)
      Employee pays up to 8% of salary/wage toward CalPERS retirement plan
      DATE POSTED: July 16, 2015
      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
      OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
      OPENINGS: 1 and to create an Eligibility List for this recruitment
      As part of a service and team-oriented Payroll department, under the supervision of the Payroll Administrator, this position performs responsible and detailed work to analyze, calculate and document time worked by District employees on a daily basis in preparation for direct entry into a computerized timekeeping system. The Timekeeping Specialist is responsible for interpreting and carrying out District policy and union agreements to ensure that personnel are appropriately paid for time worked, holidays, and various earned leaves.


      A combination of college level training and position related experience equivalent to:
      • Requires a minimum of three years’ full-time position-related experience working with accounting, or payroll processing
      • Requires a minimum of three years of experience using computerized spreadsheets. Must demonstrate intermediate level proficiency in the use and the creation of spreadsheets using MS Excel.
      • Skilled in the use of MS Word and writing simple correspondence
      • Must know 10-key by touch
      • Experience with understanding, interpreting, and reading Memorandum of Understandings (MOU’s) as it relates to payroll


      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
      • Incumbent is required to operate District vehicles to reach various work sites
      • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) or FCP (Fundamental Certified Professional) certification desirable


      • Process bi-weekly and monthly timekeeping/payroll cycles
      • Calculate & process rate changes, retroactive adjustments & special payments using military time
      • Apply appropriate payroll taxes and deductions according to state and federal guidelines and procedures
      • Responsible for reviewing union contracts and company policies to ensure compliance with pay and deduction related items
      • Interprets and carries out District policy and union agreements to ensure that personnel are appropriately paid for time worked, holidays, vacations, sick leave, jury duty, various earned leaves, or other compensation exceptions
      • Reconciles, makes calculations, and balances hours and minutes to correspond with actual time recorded
      • Processes garnishments and wage assignments
      • Responsible for generating manual checks as needed for terminations, payroll adjustments and special pays
      • Updates payroll changes including voluntary deductions such as form W-4, direct deposits, 457 plan and union dues
      • Maintains attendance records
      • Extracts timekeeping information from Hastus scheduling system and imports into the IFAS payroll system
      • Audits and analyzes computer-generated reports for accuracy and makes corrections as required
      • Researches, records, and files printouts and other documents to solve complex timekeeping problems
      • Solves complex timekeeping problems by researching records, files, and various documents for 800+ employees
      • May perform other additional duties as required or assigned
      • Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to his or her job
      • Regular and reliable attendance and performance are required


      • Must demonstrate knowledge of MS Excel or other spreadsheet software, auditing practices, and problem solving methods
      • Ability to learn new Hastus timekeeping system and IFAS payroll system
      • Rapidly learn, interpret and apply detailed rules, regulations, policies and Memorandum of Understanding
      • Ability to apply knowledge of payroll taxes, CalPERS and retirement accounts
      • Ability to maintain highly accurate and detailed time and leave records
      • Ability to perform garnishments, and wage assignments
      • Ability to work effectively in a flexible, changing environment
      • Ability to learn quickly. Must have aptitude to learn in an environment going through system and procedural changes
      • Analyze data and derive at solutions. Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
      • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner and with discretion
      • Perform arithmetic calculations accurately and rapidly
      • Ability to work overtime during peak periods
      • Learn, interpret and apply State and Federal laws
      • Learn computer software relevant to the work
      • Read and interpret computer-generated reports
      • Work effectively and maintain attention to detail while meeting critical deadlines
      • Rapidly learn 24-hour clock
      • Ability to work professionally in a team environment
      • Establish & maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work
      • Type with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform data entry
      • Operate 10-key accurately by touch
      • Interpret a variety of computer-produced information
      • Spot irregularities and independently research source documents until a solution is found
      • Comprehend and retain complex concepts and apply in a variety of areas as needed
      • Carry through on day to day assignments with minimal supervision
      • Ability to prioritize work assignments and multi-task within strict deadlines
      • Work effectively, meet critical deadlines and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions
      • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work


      • May require extensive periods performing work on a computer
      • Majority of the work is conducted in an office environment
      • May lift up to 30 pounds (to box and lift files for storage)



      TO APPLY:
      For directions and general information, visit our website
      Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NO PHONE CALLS.
      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.


      1. GGBHT Application for Employment demonstrating applicable work experience
      2. Cover letter demonstrating applicable work experience (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)
      3. Resume demonstrating applicable work experience (Scan and attach as PDF to your online application)


      • Skills Assessment Exam
      • Oral Panel Interview
      • Department interview for final candidates
      • Background, Employment and Security Investigation
      **The District will invite ONLY those candidates whose qualifications MOST CLOSELY MATCH the position requirements to continue in the selection process. The District may convene the panel for interview process as needed to establish a reasonable pool of candidates to consider for final rounds of interviews and selection.


      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.
      Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.
      Revised 03/17/2014 SS
      Revised 07/16/2015 LG

      Human Resources Department
      1011 Andersen Drive
      San Rafael, CA 94901-5318

    • San Mateo County Transit District - Manager, Rail Planning


      San Mateo County Transit District is seeking to fill the position of Manager, Rail Planning. This position is responsible for the development, management and implementation of operational plans for the electrification and related system improvements to Caltrain. This position also provides policy development and technical analysis for the Caltrain Modernization (CalMod) program. For the complete job description and to apply online please go to:

    • San Joaquin Regional Transit District - Executive/Board Support Manager

      SALARY: $70,150 - $108,063 (DOQ)

      San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is now actively recruiting an Executive and Board Support Manager. This position serves as primary support to the General Manager/CEO and RTD Board of Directors and performs a wide variety of highly difficult, sensitive, and confidential administrative support functions; supervises and administers the day-to-day operations and administrative functions of the Office of the General Manager/CEO; serves as liaison with the Board of Directors, RTD staff, and elected and appointed officials in a wide variety of local, state, and federal agencies and organizations; and performs related duties as assigned.

      In order to learn more about this position, and to apply online, please visit:

      Thank you for your interest in this position.

    • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority - Safety Manager


      Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is a world class, high-tech transportation agency offering the possibility to contribute your creativity to sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options that are innovative, environmentally responsible, and promote the vitality of our region. Our culture is cohesive, collaborative, vibrant and fosters career growth. Lastly, we provide competitive compensation and benefit packages that are unrivaled in Silicon Valley.
      VTA is currently looking for a seasoned Safety Manager to join our System Safety & Security team:
      Salary range: $129,796.72-$171,331.50 Annually
      Experience in bus/rail safety, environmental health and occupational safety, and emergency response plans is desirable. Possession of a valid California Driver’s license is required.

      Under direction, the Safety Manager plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities of the System Safety Department, and manages other programs as assigned.

      This classification is responsible for managing overall bus and rail transit systems safety programs, environmental health and safety programs, and VTA’s emergency operations plan. This includes the identification, evaluation, and mitigation of public and industrial safety risks associated with all VTA operations. The incumbent is responsible for promotion and cultivation of a strong safety culture at VTA.
      Subordinate supervisors are responsible for their respective functional areas, whereas this position has overall managerial responsibility for all system safety units, functions, and programs.

      Classification Bargaining Unit: Non-represented
      For a complete job description, other current openings and link to apply please visit:

    • Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada - Manager, Transit Planning


      The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas) is hiring for a Manager of Transit Planning.

      The Manager of Transit Planning manages and coordinates the work of assigned fixed route planning and staff; provides oversight and administration of programs, projects and contracts from inception to completion, and manages data collection and reporting related to fixed route planning and operations.

      This position requires: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, planning, or a closely related field and four (4) years of professional transportation planning experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory role.

      Salary Range: $91,561.60 – $142,854.40 Annually

      For more information and to apply, visit our website
      A completed application and supplemental assessment are required.
      RTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer & E-Verify Participant

      Application deadline for the position: 08/03/2015

    • BART - Senior Transportation Engineer

      JOB ID: 5553 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)

      Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you BOTH 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and stability.

      BART offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits programs you will find anywhere. Benefits include the renowned CalPERS pension, excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage, supplemental insurances, excellent paid holidays and vacation, as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART on your behalf. BART also saves you money in your paycheck because no deductions are made for Social Security.

      Pay Rate:
      $83,769.26 - $129,843.83 (Non-Rep Payband 6)

      This position is responsible for planning all bus bridge needs related to temporary construction shutdowns of the BART rail system and other duties as assigned in support of management in BART’s Scheduling Department.

      Current assignments include but are not limited to: (1) Planning and implementation of bus bridges to support temporary construction closures, (2) Supporting the BART’s Rail Operations Planning Scheduling Department at a management level, (3) Coordination of maintenance schedules with special events and other customer service considerations.

      The successful candidate will demonstrate skills, experience and knowledge in the following, beyond the minimum qualifications:
      * Experience in bus transit planning, including site access design, capacity planning and related traffic engineering needs; planning and implementing a multi-modal transit plan with multiple stakeholders; and in building an employee roster, operator work rules and run-cutting.
      * Knowledge of bus turn restrictions and vehicle characteristics; rail operations scheduling and infrastructure constraints; and traffic engineering standards, especially multi-jurisdictional issues

      This position is a capitally funded position and is subject to time and funding limitations.

      Essential Job Functions

      1. Performs operational analyses on bus routing and passenger loading; identifies issues related to rail to bus transfers; develops recommendations for implementation.
      2. Conducts analysis of ridership, rail and bus capacity needs to support temporary closures of the BART system to support vital repairs.
      3. Attends and directly participates in the track allocation and track maintenance planning process at BART.
      4. Works with various stakeholders to develop Operations Plan for closures and integrate it with very dynamic train and bus schedules.
      5. Works with management to develop new rail timetable concepts and longer term work plan needs for day-to-day rail operation.

      Minimum Qualifications

      A Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, transportation engineering, civil engineering, transportation planning, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

      Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional industrial or transportation engineering, or transportation planning experience. Transportation industry or public agency experience is desirable.

      To apply, please visit

    • District DOT - Public Information OFficer


      District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is hiring for a Public Information Officer. For more information on the position and how to apply, please go to:

    • 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

    • Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority - Service Planning Data Analyst

      Job # 094-15-N

      Duties: Provide high-level technical support to the data collection, planning and scheduling functions in the Service Planning Department, as well as managing customer content, client data and information.
      Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field, and two years responsible experience in transit data systems; mathematics and or statistics or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

      Visit to view job description and application.
      Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying job number 094-15-N to:
      181 Ellicott Street
      Buffalo, NY 14203
      Deadline: August 7, 2015
      The NFTA is an EOE.

    • Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority - Director, Program Operations


      The Director, Program Operations Metrorail Project, (Dulles Corridor Metrorail) at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will provide leadership, direction and coordination to the engineering, project management, project controls, and construction facets of Phase 2 of the Project. Provides direction and oversight to areas of the Project including site acquisition, environmental compliance, design review, construction oversight, project controls (e.g., cost management and schedule management), change order analysis, safety, quality management, contracting officer’s technical representative (COTR) support, contract management support, warranty management, permit closeout, contractor performance evaluation, and associated coordination with Airports Authority’s consolidated functions. Operates at a key decision making level.


      1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that totals four years.

      2. Nine years of progressively responsible experience (with emphasis in civil and structural engineering); experience as a manager in engineering and construction at the first level of management; and specialized experience in heavy rail engineering and construction.
      3. Must have a valid State driver’s license.

      To view the full job description and to apply, please visit: (Careers)

    • Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority - Chief Executive Officer

      JOB POSTING #2015-18

      Work Location: 5658 Bear Lane / Varies
      Department: General Management
      Reports To: Board of Directors
      Grade: N/A Salary: N/A
      General Summary: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) works under authority granted by the Board of Directors to lead, manage, and direct the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), ensure program and fiscal accountability, and legal compliance, implement RTA Board goals, and principally represent the RTA in all its dealings.

      Experience and Training Requirements:
      • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Planning or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
      • Experience: Minimum of eight (8) years transportation or management-related experience, preferably in Public Transportation or Public Administration, including five (5) years in executive management position with supervisory responsibilities, preferably over two or more departments.
      • License or Certificate: Possession of a valid TX Driver’s License within 60 days of hire to operate RTA vehicles and insurable by RTA motor vehicle insurance carrier.

      Other Requirements:

      • Background Checks: Criminal background and credit search will be required post-offer, but pre-employment.
      • Drug Testing: Failure to pass a post-offer drug screen will result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Also subject to drug testing consistent with the RTA employment policies.
      • Non-DOT Physical: Post-offer, pre-employment medical examination/physical to determine applicant/conditional employee is able to perform the essential functions and job duties listed herein, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Exam shall be conducted by the RTA’s designated medical professional at the RTA’s cost.

      Qualifications include:

      Demonstrated Knowledge of:
      • Comprehensive knowledge of industry-related regulatory requirements, including FTA and DOT regulations.
      • Comprehensive knowledge of each department’s role in the RTA’s operations and in the interplay of each necessary for agency-wide oversight.
      • Industry knowledge of practices and trends related to public transportation.
      • General knowledge of the RTA’s inventory of public transportation vehicles.
      • Effective business and management principles necessary for successful strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources, including effective communication skills.

      Demonstrated ability to:

      • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing, using correct English, vocabulary and spelling.
      • Create and present presentations and speeches on RTA-related complex topics to federal officials, senior management, board of directors, community leaders, and to a diverse general public and employee group.
      • Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints, both internally and externally.
      • Strong demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects timely, effectively, efficiently and within budget.
      • Respond with sensitivity to a multi-cultural socio-economic work-force and community.
      • Define problems, collect facts, draw valid conclusions and implement effective solutions.
      • Interpret an extensive variety of technical regulations regarding the RTA’s business, including the legal operation of its inventory of equipment and vehicles, as well as statutes and proposed legislation, regulations and guidance from public and relevant private sources, and explain how they will impact RTA operations.
      • Willingly foster a positive work environment for the RTA’s employees.
      • Lead the RTA in providing courteous and professional service to the public.
      • Exercise independent judgment and responsible decision making.
      • Interpret and comply with relevant regulatory requirements, including FTA and DOT regulations.
      • Comply with Regional Transportation Authoritypolicies and procedures.

      Demonstrated skills to:

      • Demonstrate superior ability to communicate verbally and in writing, particularly before groups.
      • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills.
      • Demonstrate ability to lead a diverse public organization, preferably in an environment with multiple departments and dispersed personnel.
      • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationship and teambuilding skills.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems and/or similar spreadsheet application(s).

      Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties that must be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, may include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Creates and leads in the implementation and successful completion of a strategic plan with short-term and long-term goals compatible with Board’s goals.
      • Incorporates Board of Director values, standards and goals into RTA’s business plans, policies and programs, and assists the Board by recommending and developing policies as needed.
      • Leads the planning efforts related to the efficient use of organizational resources and projects allocation of service delivery based on Board ridership standards, trends, and the needs of the community.
      • Establishes and maintains fiduciary responsibility for the RTA and its budget.
      • Plans for and authorizes all major agency procurement projects and procedures.
      • Leads in securing Federal and State funding for public transportation.
      • Ensures agency compliance with all Federal and State regulations as they relate to employment and public transportation.
      • Develops and implements strategic standardized and consistent policies for the delegation and efficient completion of the RTA’s duties, internally and externally.
      • Effectively leads and manages a team of managers and directors who supervise over 200 employees in operations, maintenance, administration, and customer service, maintaining ultimate responsibility to the Board for overall direction and evaluation of each area.
      • Represents the RTA in conjunction with the Board of Directors with Federal agencies, Federal representatives, community leaders, public and private agencies, and the public at large, at important meetings and public appearances.
      • Fosters and maintains an open, positive and comprehensive community relations program that ensures a productive inter-governmental working relationship.
      • Fosters effective and open working relationships with and is responsive to all citizens and stakeholders in the RTA service area.
      • Develops programs to address and accommodate the diverse ridership needs of the service area community.
      • Promotes and models professionalism by establishing and maintaining high standards of conduct and job performance for throughout the RTA and effective personnel practices that result in a high caliber, well trained and highly engaged and motivated staff.
      • Promotes an organizational environment that supports innovation, creative achievement and highly ethical behavior.
      • Develops, recommends and approves department annual budget, including compensation plan and benefit updates.
      • Guides supervisors in evaluating and addressing discipline problems and facilitating an effective and legal course of action.
      • Maintains confidentiality regarding all RTA-related business information, including but not limited to legal and personnel issues.
      • Supervises the maintenance of official personnel records.
      • Ensures compliance with the Texas Open Government Act as to meetings and records.
      • Participates actively in American Public Transportation Association, APTA committee services where applicable.
      • Participates actively in regional transit associations such as Texas Transit Association (TTA) and Southwest Transit Association (SWTA).
      • Maintains a leadership role in the public transportation industry with memberships and active participation in appropriate State, regional and national organizations.
      • Serves on service area community boards and civic organizations and industry or governmental related organizations for the promotion of good will toward the RTA.
      • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Board of Directors.

      Essential Physical Job Functions:

      In addition to the physical ability to perform the Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities set out herein, the CEO must be able to:
      • Communicate effectively and accurately, using correct English, vocabulary and spelling, both verbally and in writing.
      • Create, review, discuss, and revise computerized documents.
      • Review, comprehend, remember, and explain existing and proposed legislation, regulations and economic trends applicable to the public transportation industry.
      • Attend meetings of the RTA Board and other stakeholder governmental agencies and private entities.
      • Create and present presentations and speeches on complex topics to federal officials, senior management, the Board, community leaders, and to a diverse general public and employee group.
      • Carry/lift/push/pull loads up to 10 lbs. in the form of portable communication devices and/or documentation for meetings, etc.
      • Maintain a dependable attendance record. (For purposes of the Family Medical Leave Act, this position is considered a “key employee.” See, 29 C.F.R. §825.219.)
      • Travel long distance and within the service area, by public transportation, air, and automobile, to attend necessary meetings.

      It is the RTA’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental disabilities of qualified individuals, according to applicable state and federal law. To request a reasonable accommodation regarding application for employment or the performance of the essential functions of your job, please contact the Human Resources Department at (361) 289-2712.

      General Working Conditions:
      Work hours exceeding 40 hours per workweek are typically required; 40 hours per workweek is an expected minimum, save and except for paid leave. Works primarily in a climate-controlled office environment, where noise level is minimal. Occasionally works in outside weather conditions, including open maintenance bays where noise level is usually moderate. Required to travel long distance by public transportation, air, and automobile. Frequent association with the public and personal interaction in stressful situations.

    • Chatham Area Transit - Chief Development Officer


      Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position is at the highest level of senior management reporting to the Executive Director. The position is responsible for developing high-performance and innovative plans for improving services, providing premier customer service to CAT’s customers, and efficiently managing capital and operating projects.
      • Manages and directs the activities and operations of the Planning Department, to include Planning & Scheduling, Marketing & Advertising, Customer Service, Rideshare, and Public Relations.
      • Directs and manages the implementation of numerous transit services plans such as CAT Forward 2035, CAT Central Station, and AVL implementation.
      • Directs grant-funded projects by acquiring funding to support system operations, negotiate and select consultants/contractors, and develop strategies for project accomplishment.
      • Maintain effective working relationships and communications with CAT Commissioners, Federal, State and local officials, community stakeholders and the general public.


      Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, or related field of study with a minimum of eight (8) years of professional transit experience. Major coursework in transportation and transit planning, transportation engineering, public administration or related field is considered a plus; A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Transportation Planning, Public Policy/Administration or related field is preferred.
      • Excellent computer knowledge and presentation skills required.
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential.
      • Strong ability to establish rapport and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
      Submit resume or request employment application at Please state the title of the position applying for in the subject line of the email.

  • Notices

    • New Flyer Parts - DBE


      A national OEM parts distributor is interested in identifying viable suppliers for ongoing competitive bid requirements. Product lines and qualifications can be directed to:
      New Flyer Parts, 630 Kernaghan Ave., Door 76, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2C 5G1
      Attn: Alexandra Zywylo

    • Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority - DBE Goal


      In accordance with requirements for the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (GBT) hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for applicable procurement contracts beginning October 1, 2015 and ending September 30, 2018. The overall total DBE goal for this period is 3.5%. Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available for inspection from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) at the GBT’s office located at One Cross Street, Bridgeport, CT 06610 for 30 calendar days following the date of publication of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 calendar days from the date of publication of this notice. The comments may be sent to the attention of the DBE Officer at the same address, and/or to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region 1, Kendall Square, 55 Broadway, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093.

    • Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. - DBE Goal


      Kawasaki, in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, announces its DBE goal for FFY 2016 is 9.80%, for the period beginning October 1, 2015 and ending September 30, 2016. The goal is for DBE participation on contracts assisted by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
      The proposed goal and its rationale are available for public review for 45 days from the date of this notice.
      Comments should be sent to:
      Kawasaki Rail Car Inc.
      29 Wells Ave., Building No. 4
      Yonkers, NY 10701
      TEL: 914.376.4700

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