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OTIS, City of Philadelphia Seeking Vision Zero Analyst and Project Manager

This position is responsible for participating as an engineer and analyst on a variety of projects focused on complete streets and vision zero implementation. This position focuses on statistical crash analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), bicycle, pedestrian and complete streets focused transportation planning and analysis. The work includes providing crash analysis, planning, development, and administering transportation project initiatives and serving as a liaison with other government agencies for transportation-related issues. Preparing studies for proposed transportation safety initiatives and gathering, compiling, and analyzing data and research to evaluate the use and operation of transportation systems is a significant aspect of the work.

Analyze information related to transportation planning and the impact of federal and state legislative and regulatory proposals.
Analyze and interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, databases and other information systems and general research sources.
Analyze crash data and prepare statistical reports to tell the story of transportation safety issues, potential solutions, and measure the effectiveness of interventions to create a safer system
Evaluate roadway design interventions by measuring before and after conditions such as vehicle speeds, volumes, transit use, crash data, and user-reported information
Develop geographic information systems databases, models, and applications
Develop graphics, maps and charts that clearly communicate analytical findings and results to a lay audience.
Prepare reports about transportation planning and make recommendations on transportation system improvements or projects, based on traffic projections, population, land use, crash statistics, and other relevant data.
Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and gather information related to possible funding sources.
Use various reports and benchmarking data to recommend, develop and assist with the implementation of specific initiatives and policy.
Develop, propose, and communicate transportation designs using engineering plans, graphics and written documents drawing on the latest knowledge from engineering, active transportation, and safe system fields
Participate in meetings with inter-governmental partners, stakeholders and community groups related to transportation concerns
Independently manage projects and programs as assigned
Assist in and learn to independently develop transportation planning and construction budget estimates
Manage working groups related to crash data and data collection. This group is tasked with publishing crash data to the City’s internal GIS databases and to the public, as well as authoring an annual report about crash statistics
Serve as a resource of safety performance metrics, safety data and traffic safety countermeasures.
May review development plans for transportation system impacts, infrastructure requirements, or compliance with applicable transportation regulations.

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