Transportation Planning Intern
DVRPC is looking for a fall intern to help provide assistance in managing traffic congestion in the region. It involves transportation planning work with the Regional Congestion Management Process (including cutting edge analysis of archived operations data). It will involve independent work on discrete projects as well as providing assistance with broader efforts.
- Contribute to the update of the Congestion Management Process (CMP) plan and PM3 federal performance measures
- Participate in data collection and analysis of traffic congestion information throughout the region to identify and prioritize congested locations, and contribute to recommendations for mitigating congestion
- Capture and analyze incident data on the roadways throughout the region that contribute to nonrecurring congestion (e.g. crashes, disabled vehicles)
- Assist in preparing maps, charts and other visual displays of CMP information
- Assist with research in best Congestion Management practices
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and ArcGIS software
- Experience with MS Access and any computer programming experience a plus
- Ability to assimilate complex technical information and present it clearly
- Ability to establish effective relations with associates and with representatives of public and private organizations
- Knowledge of and interest in transportation and land use planning principles and issues
This position requires a commitment of up to 15 hours per week.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Students with Work-Study funding are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Education and Training
Must have completed at least THREE YEARS of a college/university program or be enrolled in a master's program (preferred), or an equivalent combination of experience and training, plus substantial experience, interest, or involvement in transportation engineering and planning.
Please forward cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.