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The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced transportation modeler to join our team. This position is responsible for conducting transportation modeling and analysis tasks in support of short and long-range transportation studies, developing Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) performance measures, assisting with travel forecasting, traffic and transit analysis, and…

WHY JOIN THE DRG TEAM? DYNAMIC, ENERGIZED AND CREATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT.  CHALLENGING PROJECTS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Design Resource Group is a design driven multi-disciplinary firm with Landscape Architects, Civil Engineers, Traffic Engineers, and Transportation Planners. We are an industry expert in high density urban projects and new-urban/suburban projects, including high density urban housing and…

BUILD NC Endorsed at Today’s House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding Solutions For over a year the House Select Legislative Committee has been working with executives of the North Carolina Department of Transportation to advance transportation initiatives.  Today this legislative body unanimously passed a resolution to introduce legislation to augment…

Jacksonville seeks a dedicated, innovative and experienced individual for its next MPO Administrator. Home to Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville provides a unique opportunity to further the mobility needs of a growing community, which takes pride in upholding the quality of life of civilian and military residents. Online job announcement: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/jacksonvillenc/jobs/2054360/metropolitan-planning-organization-administrator

The Young Member Committee will be holding a social with the NC State student chapter on Friday, April 27th at 6pm.  It will be held at La Stella Wood Fired on Hillsborough Street across from campus (2420 Hillsborough Street). Contact Andy Wagner if you have any  questions via phone (919)424-0489 or email awagner217@gmail.com.

STEWART is looking for energetic individuals for a Bicycle/Pedestrian Designer/EI position in our Charlotte office. Put your passion into action at a firm that not only designs community greenways, bikeways, and sidewalks, but also to advocates for alternatives to driving. Our projects help build vibrant and successful places, improve safety, increase access to jobs and…

Simpson Engineers & Associates has an opening for an experienced planner to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience working within the umbrella of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and with preparation of environmental documents (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments/FONSIs and Environmental Impact Statements). Job Duties include:…

Simpson Engineers & Associates has an opening for an enthusiastic, highly organized, entry-level planner to join our experienced team. The ideal candidate should possess a “can-do” attitude and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We are looking for a full-time staff person to apply their basic understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and…

The GoRaleigh Station Renovation project, accomplished in 2017, was a City of Raleigh venture to transform the City’s downtown bus hub formerly known as the Moore Square Transit Station. The City of Raleigh contracted with WSP USA Inc. to provide master planning, design and construction oversight services for the project. The bus station, built in…

Stantec is seeking a Transportation Civil Engineer to join our team in New Jersey!  This position is for an individual looking to challenge themselves on a professional level on a variety of transportation projects from local roads to major interstates.  Qualified candidates will have 4 or more years of design experience in both small and…

NCSITE has organized a networking social with the student chapter at UNC-Charlotte.  Join us and introduce yourself to the future engineers studying in Charlotte; if you’re hiring summer interns, this is a great opportunity to recruit! The event will be held at the Flying Saucer near the UNCC campus, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March…

Are you tech-savvy and want to be the person who really runs NCSITE (pssshh, president shmezident)?  Or how about being the voice of NCSITE to our 500 members? If so, now’s your chance!  We are looking for a couple good members/affiliates, with the assistance of our Executive Director, to help keep the Section running at…

Press Release from ITE International: TORONTO, ON CANADA — North Carolina Section received the Section Activities Award at the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, held July 30–August 2, in Toronto, ON, Canada. The North Carolina Section of ITE (NCSITE) provides exciting and innovative programs for its members including graduating nine Protégées from its Mentor-Protégée program. In…

NCSITE Members and Affiliates, As the end of the year approaches, it is time again for us to nominate new officers for the NCSITE Board of Directors. As chair of this year’s Nominating Committee, I present the NCSITE Members and Affiliates with the following slate of nominees for office in 2018: If you wish to…

NCSITE / WTS are hosting a joint social on Thursday, September 14th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Sycamore Brewing located at 2161 Hawkins St, Charlotte, NC.  Come join us for a night of enjoyable conversations, networking, at drinks!

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / May 19, 2017 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. Nationwide Actions to Support Funding…

ITE’s membership campaign to add 500 new, fully paid ITE members extends from March 15th to July 21st. There are two contests as a part of this campaign: one at the Section level; and one at the individual level. Contest details are below: Section Contest • The three Sections with the largest percentage increase in…

This past week, 42 NCSite members attended the annual Southern District ITE Meeting in Columbia, SC. Hats off to the Local Arrangements Committee and SCSite for all their hard work and preparation to host the meeting and for showing us all a great time in our neighbor state. News from the District The Southern District adopted a…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / March 17, 2017 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. NATIONAL President’s proposed $54 billion in…

Fellow NCSITE Friends  – This month the TEC Group will join the TPC Group, which will replace its monthly meeting (Thursday, March 23rd at 4:00 pm) with a Bus Rapid Transit Presentation.  It sounds like it will be a very exciting presentation, followed by time for questions and answers.  This is not just limited to…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / January 31, 2016 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. NATIONAL Now that the election and…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / January 3, 2016 The following items may be of interest to our readers. NCSITE takes no official position on these articles or items; however, you are encouraged to read and stay abreast of what is taking place in our profession and discuss with your colleagues. Now that the election results are…

As the year 2016 came to an end, everyone seemed relieved and  happy to put what had been a tumultuous year behind them, and to cross their fingers for better things to come. But as I reflect on this past year and the state of NCSITE, I cannot help but be proud and honored that…