RFPs & Jobs

This section has been created to convey information about job and business opportunities with the 14 MPOs in New York State. As with other pages on this site, we will do our very best to provide you with current information but we also encourage you to look at each agency's website for their up-to-the-minute postings.

  

RFPs

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REI)

City of Troy Federal Street Corridor Study

issued by 

Capital District Transportation Committee

Albany, N.Y.

October 13, 2021

The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) carrying out Federal requirements for cooperative transportation planning and programming within the Albany-Schenectady and Saratoga Springs metropolitan areas. CDTC seeks Expressions of Interest from qualified firms or individuals to execute the City of Troy Federal Street Corridor Study.


The study will evaluate options for redesigning Federal Street, including as a boulevard bookended with roundabouts at River Street and Sixth Avenue. This will include an evaluation of traffic implications with the vertical lift Green Island Bridge, River Street and BRT traffic, 5th Avenue, the Sixth Avenue/Peoples Avenue intersection, and RPI traffic to ensure motorized traffic continues to circulate while improving pedestrian and bicycle traffic flow and facilitating traffic operations with access management. The study will also evaluate existing safety deficiencies.


CDTC, on behalf of the City of Troy, will administer the consultant contract for the project and will assist the City as project manager. The study has a fixed budget of $50,000 for consultant services.


Carrie Ward will serve as the project manager and will be the primary contact for technical and administrative questions either by phone 518-458-2161 or by email at cward@cdtcmpo.org. Please contact Latanya Sellie at CDTC directly for a complete copy of the REI either by calling 518-458-2161 or emailing at lsellie@cdtcmpo.org.


Letters of interest are due at the close of business (5:00 PM eastern time) on Friday, November 12, 2021 at the Capital District Transportation Committee offices, One Park Place, Main Floor, Albany, NY 12205. Five hard copies of the submission and one electronic copy are required.

Submission Due:     Friday, November 12, 2021

Contract Term:         Twelve months

Location:                   Albany, New York

Contact:                    Carrie Ward                                    

                                   Capital District Transportation Committee                                   

                                   One Park Place, Main Floor 

                                   (518) 458-2161                                 

                                   Colonie, NY 12205

                                   cward@cdtcmpo.org

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REI)
US Route 4 Corridor Study Inter-municipal Update
issued by
Capital District Transportation Committee
Albany, N.Y.
September 21, 2021

The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) carrying out federal requirements for cooperative transportation planning and programming in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties (except for the Town of Moreau and the Village of South Glens Falls) in New York State. CDTC is requesting expressions of interest from qualified firms or individuals to undertake the US Route 4 Corridor Study Inter-municipal Update in the Town of East Greenbush and Town of North Greenbush, New York.

 

The US Route 4 Corridor Study Inter-municipal Update was proposed by the Town of East Greenbush, with support from the Town of North Greenbush.  The intended outcome of the Study is a preferred corridor profile, based on a representative public input process that provides a clear implementation strategy to improve transportation operations, and accommodates future growth and development. 

 

The study is being funded by the CDTC and the Town of East Greenbush through CDTC’s 2021-22 Community and Transportation Linkage Planning Program. The study has a fixed budget of $90,000 for consultant services. CDTC, on behalf of the Town of East Greenbush, will administer the consultant contract and will jointly manage the study with the Town. CDTC and the Town of East Greenbush would like to see this study completed within 12 calendar months from the date of contract execution.

 

Chris Bauer will serve as the project manager and will be the primary contact for technical and administrative questions. Call 518-458-2161 or email at cbauer@cdtcmpo.org. Contact Latanya Sellie at CDTC for a complete copy of the REI either by calling 518-458-2161 or emailing lsellie@cdtcmpo.org.

 

Letters of interest are due at 4:00 PM eastern time on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Capital District Transportation Committee offices, One Park Place, Main Floor, Albany, NY 12205. Five hard copies of the submission and one electronic copy are required.

Submission Due:     October 21, 2021
Contract Term:         Twelve months
Location:                   Albany, New York
Contact:                    Chris Bauer, Senior Transportation Planner
                                   Capital District Transportation Committee
                                   One Park Place, Main Floor
                                   Albany, NY 12205-2676
                                                                

Jobs

​​Job Opening:

Planner / Public Participation Specialist with the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC)
 

Description


The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for New York’s Capital Region based in Albany, New York. CDTC works with our State, regional and local government partners to plan for and implement a safe, resilient, and modern transportation system. CDTC is seeking a transportation planner that specializes in public participation to join our team. The transportation planner will be supervised by the Executive Director and senior staff to implement CDTC’s Public Participation Plan, manage CDTC’s website and social media, and support public outreach and engagement activities for the Capital District Clean Communities Coalition which CDTC manages. In addition, the transportation planner is responsible for performing technical tasks in support of CDTC’s community and transportation planning work program elements. Transportation planners are expected to work in a team environment and be self-starters, capable of managing multiple tasks concurrently.


Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Master’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, public administration, communications, geography, environmental studies, landscape architecture or in a closely related degree field; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, public administration, communications, geography, environmental studies, landscape architecture or in a closely related degree field with two (2) years of experience in planning; OR

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined above.

 

Relevant Skills

  • Experience with public participation and community engagement.

  • Strong written and communication skills.

  • Experience with the management and development of social media and website content.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • Fluency in a second language – Spanish, Chinese or other – is an asset.

  • Culturally astute – be able to understand, communicate, and work effectively and respectfully across diverse cultures and demographic groups in the Capital Region.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with CDTC’s staff on public participation activities, creatively using and developing resources to connect the public with ongoing planning, program and outreach initiatives.

  • Develops outreach materials to translate complex transportation planning topics into clear concepts that the community can understand.

  • Ensures that all community engagement materials and web, electronic and print documents are accessible to a Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 AA level.

  • Develops and manages CDTC’s website and social media

  • Drafts written correspondence, emails, memos, newsletters, reports and press releases.

  • Assists senior staff on the management of transportation planning projects

  • Provides transportation-related technical assistance to local governments

  • Prepares documentation and presentation of transportation studies


Benefits


CDTC employees participate in the New York State and Local Retirement System and receive fringe benefits similar to state employees including medical and dental insurance; and vacation, personal, and sick leave.

 

Salary range begins at $57,325.

 

CDTC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

Send cover letter and resume by October 29th, to:


Sandy Misiewicz, AICP
Executive Director
Capital District Transportation Committee
One Park Place, Albany, New York 12205
or email cdtc@cdtcmpo.org

Job Opening:

Transportation Planner with the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC)
 

Description


The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for New York’s Capital Region based in Albany, New York. CDTC works with State, regional and local government partners to plan for and implement a safe, resilient, and modern transportation system. CDTC is seeking a transportation planner responsible for performing technical tasks in support of community planning, transportation planning, and safety planning work program elements. The transportation planner will be supervised by the Executive Director and senior staff, is expected to work in a team environment and is expected to be a self-starter, capable of managing multiple tasks concurrently.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Master’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, environmental studies, public administration, or in a closely related degree field; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, civil engineering, environmental studies, public administration, or in a closely related degree field with two (2) years of experience in transportation planning; OR

 

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined above.

 

Relevant Skills

  • Strong technical, written and presentation skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in the use of GIS, graphic design software and other analytic tools is considered a plus.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research, data gathering and analysis.

  • Collecting transportation data, including bicycle and pedestrian data.

  • Drafting technical memos.

  • Assisting with the preparation of planning documents including text, tables and graphs.

  • Assisting with public engagement activities.

  • Attending and preparing summaries of advisory committee meetings.

  • Undertaking limited project management.

 

Benefits

 

CDTC employees participate in the New York State and Local Retirement System and receive fringe benefits similar to state employees including medical and dental insurance; and vacation, personal, and sick leave.

 

Salary range begins at $57,325.

 

CDTC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

Send cover letter and resume by October 29th, to:

 

Sandy Misiewicz, AICP

Executive Director

Capital District Transportation Committee

One Park Place, Albany, New York 12205

or email cdtc@cdtcmpo.org