The Pedestrian Mobility Coordinator serves as the initial point of contact regarding active transportation issues, assesses bicycle and pedestrian needs by compiling and analyzing data and coordinating active transportation planning activities, and promote bicycle and pedestrian mobility and safety for all residents. The Coordinator also installs and removes bicycle and pedestrian counters as required, downloads and analyzes data obtained from bicycle and pedestrian counters, collaborates with planners to review projects for active transportation considerations. The position also includes recommending policies and programs to promote and enhance active transportation, planning, organizing, coordinating and participating in the development, administration, and evaluation of various mobility programs. Finally, Pedestrian Mobility Coordinators communicate orally and in writing about active transportation needs, concerns and resources, maintain cooperative working relationships with public agencies, and coordinate bicycle and pedestrian safety program activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations, and prepare and distribute educational information and promotional activities to the public.
Coordinates bike, pedestrian, and transit mobility; and the planning, implementing, and evaluating of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs. Typical job responsibilities include:
- Planning, implementing, and evaluating TDM programs: marketing campaigns, media campaigns, bike/pedestrian safety education, employer TDM programs, outreach, walking/biking events, open streets events and Safe Routes to School programs.
- Taking responsibility for every aspect of project management, including managing budgets, schedules, scopes of work, and client service.
- Managing the work of team members (both colleagues and sub-consultants) for a successful outcome.
- Contributing to the development of proposals, statements of work, contract addenda, and scope change.
- Managing the production of materials and incentive items, including content development, managing the client review process, and working with the embedded graphic design team.
- Contributing to blogs, social media, and whitepapers.
Traffic Engineering Managers plans and conduct special traffic studies and prepares comprehensive reports, costs for traffic control installations, including traffic signals, signs, striping and markings. Engineering Managers also provide technical coordination on traffic signal related projects, including inspection and field liaison with contractor personnel during construction and installation, technical information to other City departments, consultants, private developers, engineers, contractors and the public. This position also includes performing calculations, design, checking and some drafting in connection with traffic signals, channelization and other traffic related projects. Finally, Coordinates traffic and transportation projects and issues with other public agencies.
Smart City Coordinators facilitate planning processes to support Smart City strategic and operational planning activities and prioritize investments in Smart City technology and infrastructure. Since Coordinators typically work in local government, they collaborate with other departments to devise Smart City solutions and ensure that the Smart City projects are well-coordinated. Coordinators also manage the process of identifying and communicating high-level analysis, priorities and requirements for the design and implementation of Smart City strategies and solutions, maintain a high level of education and awareness of developments in the Smart City technology environment by conducting research and attending meetings, demos, conferences, and other relevant events, and recommend Smart City products, solutions, and strategies based upon best practice research. Finally, Smart City Coordinators review and confirm related financial and risk management information, including cost-benefit analysis.
Responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning/policy development to advance Smart City solutions for infrastructure, energy, water and waste management; transportation alternatives, building/preoperties, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. Oversee diverse urban multimodal transportation needs critical to supporting ongoing safe/efficient management of a balanced street system that fully accommodates the needs of people who walk, bike, drive, and use transit.
Other responsibilities typically include:
- Collaborate with City departments working to devise Smart City solutions.
- Assist departments in managing, analyzing, interpreting data produced through Smart City implementations.
- Help departments ensure Smart City projects comply with City laws, policies, and standards.
- Work with appropriate IT teams on Smart City projects being proposed/planned.
- Ensure City standards of enterprise architecture, project management, procurement, security, privacy, social equity, data management, and performance are factored into the design of Smart City projects.
- Maintain a high level of education and awareness of developments in the Smart City technology environment.
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Systems Engineers assist in the development of ITS infrastructure, traffic signal, and integration of traffic control systems, and are responsible for integrating various data streams and configuring databases to organize and archive data. ITS Engineers also assist in managing the fiber-optic traffic signal communications network, CCTV system, developing standard operating procedures for server data backups and coordinating with the IT department, dashboard development for reporting/tracking ITS assets. Lastly, ITS Systems Engineers engage in customization of existing systems to leverage data for traffic engineering purposes and developing specifications for implementing new systems.