Deputy Director of Special Projects

Organization: New York City Department of Transportation

Posted: August 25, 2023 | Closing: September 1, 2023

Job Description

The Division of Transportation Planning & Management seeks a Deputy Director of Special Projects to oversee a portfolio of projects and programs focused on improving mobility within NYC. The Special Projects Unit is responsible for fostering data-informed transportation planning and developing cross-cutting research initiatives, policies, and programs that support the efficient use of NYC’s roadways and curbs space through prioritization of high-performance, sustainable modes. The Deputy Director will play a key role in researching, evaluating, and developing policies and programs that further the Division and Agency’s goal of efficient, safe, and environmentally sustainable mobility on NYC’s multimodal transportation network.

Under the supervision of the Director of Special Projects, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Deputy Director of Special Projects will assist in overseeing the group’s portfolio of planning, research, studies, data analyses, and other innovative initiatives. While new projects and grant opportunities are regularly introduced, the core program areas include: NYC DOT Carshare, a program that designates parking spaces on-street and in municipal parking facilities for Carshare vehicles; the Reimagine the Cross Bronx Study, a multi-agency partnership to improve conditions around the Cross Bronx Expressway; Transportation Demand Management initiatives (TDM) addressing commuter travel habits; DOT’s Traffic Information Management System (TIMS), which stores and makes available count data collected across the agency; data collection in collaboration with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council; Commuter Van, For-Hire Vehicle, and Micro-transit policy and administration, and multiple traffic, transportation, curb analysis, data analysis, and mobility studies.

How to Apply

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$ 64,749 - $136,260

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