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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…

Clark Nexsen seeks to hire a Senior Transportation Engineer PE to work in our Raleigh, NC office who will be responsible for performing and directing Transportation engineering duties on multi-discipline roadway projects of moderate to large scope. For more details and to apply, please visit our careers page. Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will…

The Bikeshare Coordinator will be responsible for the development, oversight, coordination, marketing, and promotion of Raleigh’s Bikeshare Program. Duties and responsibilities will include administration and management, system planning, and education and outreach. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in bikeshare operations, transportation planning, or contract management. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/1709114/bikeshare-coordinator

Your Opportunity: Whatever the distance, wherever the destination—our designs lead you there. Our Transportation group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services for all phases of airport, bridge, rail, roadway, and transit projects. Join our team and help us keep communities connected. Your Duties: Transportation Planner/Engineer to assist in a wide variety of sustainable transportation…

Are you passionate about pedestrian & bicycle projects?  The Stewart Bicycle & Pedestrian Practice is growing and seeking people with energy, creativity and strong design skills for our Downtown Raleigh or Uptown Charlotte office. We are looking for three positions to complement our current planning/engineering staff: Bike/Ped Planner/Project Manager: AICP planner with Bachelor’s or Master’s…

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…

Primary Duties/Brief Description of Work: The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) manages the transportation planning process for the City of Greensboro and much of Guilford County. The MPO is looking for an innovative transportation planning engineer to support the Sr. Civil Engineer and the MPO technical work program and project development efforts. Responsibilities…

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…

Founded in 2015, Accelerate Engineering, PLLC (AE) is small, dynamic and growing transportation engineering firm based in Cary, NC. We work closely with public transportation agencies, municipalities, as well as private clients to improve transportation mobility, safety, accessibility, and sustainability. We are seeking a self-motivated Transportation Engineer to help grow our company and his/her professional…

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…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / November 22, 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…

VHB continues to add talent to our growing Raleigh team to better serve our clients. We are happy to welcome Roger Thomas, Lauren Blackburn, and Elyse Mize to VHB, in addition to eight new passionate transportation professionals. “Our continued growth allows us to expand upon our strong transportation practice and enhance the services we provide…

Abstract Submissions for the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Please continue to encourage submissions to the Call for Abstracts for the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, July 30-August 2 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenting at this conference is a terrific way to develop personal communication skills, further career development, and strengthen…

Bill Gilmore, PE (HDR/ICA) / November 2, 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. REVENUES FOR TRANSPORTATION Statewide Initiatives…

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. This year’s Nominating Committee presents the following Members and Affiliates for office in 2017:   If you wish to nominate additional persons for the offices which are…

NCSITE, in partnership with the NCDOT Transportation Mobility and Safety Branch, offered three introductory training classes in 2015 and two so far in 2016 for TransModeler and TransModeler SE.  There have been requests for an additional training class in 2016 as the NCDOT Congestion Management Section has recently begun using TransModeler more extensively for traffic…

PROBLEM How to enhance the comfort and safety of pedestrians using signalized crosswalks at intersections with right turn lanes without significantly affecting the capacity of the intersection?  The solution takes the idea of the leading pedestrian interval and puts it on steroids, we call it “LPI Plus”.    INNOVATION The City of Charlotte had previously…

For many years, Wake County worked toward developing a plan for the next stage of transit growth. The most recent effort, the Wake County Transit Plan of 2012, reflected a desire to introduce both an improved countywide network and a core rapid transit corridor—goals that may still be widely supported. However, the plan attracted questions…

NCSITE and TRB are co-hosting the 5th Urban Street Symposium that will be held in Raleigh on May 21 – 24, 2017.  This is an International Conference, so we are excited to be hosting it here in North Carolina!  Go ahead and mark the dates on your calendars… more information for registration should be coming…

  NCSITE Members and Affiliates, As you may know, NCSITE has been a continued partner and non-profit member of NC Go!, our State’s voice for transportation infrastructure and policy at the legislature.   The mission of NC Go! is to support efforts to improve transportation funding and improve the state’s transportation infrastructure. I am writing today to…

2016 NCSITE Mid-Year Meeting in Review… The 2016 Mid-Year Meeting was held this past July 27-29 in Downtown Wilmington at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel. Early arrivers got the festivities started and braved the heat at the Scholarship Golf Tournament, held at Wilmington Municipal Golf Course with proceeds benefiting the NCSITE Scholarship Fund. Big thanks…