Fehr & Peers Tech Tour!

Moving LA ForwardOn Friday, February 10, we will be having a Tech Tour at the Fehr & Peers office in Santa Monica, led by Jill Liu!

Interested in joining us? Complete and submit the online form by 10pm Sunday, February 5!

Jill Y. Liu is a Senior Transportation Engineer at Fehr & Peers. Ms. Liu has over five years of experience in transportation planning. She received her Master Degree at the University of California at Berkeley.  She has been actively involved in the environmental documentation and/or preliminary engineering and for the Honolulu High Capacity Transit Corridor project on Oahu, Hawaii and for several transit corridor studies in the greater Los Angeles area, including the Crenshaw-Prairie Boulevard Transit Corridor, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project from Azusa to Montclair Extension and the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Four Quadrant Gate Study. Continue reading

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CicLAvia Internship Opportunity

CicLAvia LogoWhat is CicLAvia?

Inspired by Ciclovía, the original, weekly street closure event in Bogotá, Colombia, CicLAvia consists of the temporary opening of Los Angeles streets to pedestrians and bicyclists so that they may enjoy a safe and pleasant recreation space, without the fear of car traffic. CicLAvia is a recurring free program that features interconnected routes throughout the Southern California region, creating a web of temporary public space where Angelenos are encouraged to make active use of their streets. Continue reading

Summer Internship in San Francisco

Summer Student Intern Program with the City and County of San Francisco

SanFranciscoSealThe City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various architecture/engineering disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), MTA Municipal Railway (Muni), MTA Department of Parking and Traffic (DPT), Port of San Francisco (Port), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Department of Public Works (DPW), and Recreation and Park Department (RPD). Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors. Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.

Some of the positions available include Civil Engineering, Traffic/Transportation Engineering, and Traffic/Transportation Planning. You need to submit a Cover letter, Resume, College Transcripts, and Online Application.

The application deadline is 5pm Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Find out more!

RSBITE Vendor Show

Riverside San Bernardino ITE Section Vendor Show

This week RSBITE will be holding their annual Vendor show! This is an exciting opportunity to see what the newest technology is in the transportation industry, to talk with professionals, and to network! Continue reading

98 Percent Of Commuters Favor Public Transportation For Others (via The Onion)

 

A study released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association reveals that 98 percent of Americans support the use of mass transit by others.

“With traffic congestion, pollution, and oil shortages all getting worse, now is the time to shift to affordable, efficient public transportation,” APTA director Howard Collier said. “Fortunately, as this report shows, Americans have finally recognized the need for everyone else to do exactly that.” Continue reading

Why Become a Member of ITE?

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Why become a paid member of ITE CPP, why pay that membership fee? Do you want to be the first to find out about internships and opportunities? Do you enjoy our meetings and guest speakers? Do you want to become more involved? Do you want to have access to a whole lot of additional resources? Do you want to attend conferences and other events outside of Cal Poly Pomona? So many reasons to become a paid member! Start getting involved now!

  1. All membership fees go towards events and conference costs.
  2. Be able to attend the professional section meetings of ITE SoCal and RSBITE.
  3. Be able to attend tech tours.
  4. Be able to attend the Western District ITE Conference.
  5. Have your conference cost seriously subsidized by ITECPP.
  6. Be able to attend the International ITE Conference.
  7. Have access to all of the great resources at ITE.org
  8. Get involved with research and other projects.
  9. Be the first to find out about internships and job opportunities
  10. Free ITECPP shirt.
  11. Free food at all general meetings.
  12. Get more free stuff like cool apps and much more!
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Multimodal Traffic Jam Back in the Day!

Traffic Jam 1910

via Lost Tunnels of Downtown L.A. | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus | KCET. (Jan. 4, 2012)