Ever since Heather Deutsch left, the DDOT bike team has been trying to get their work done with one fewer pair of hands. But at the end of last month, they put out a posting for a replacement. Filling this job will help to speed up the development/redevelopment of the Met Branch Trail, South Capitol Street Trail, Oxon Run Trail and all of the other projects Heather was working on when she left. The job posting is here.
Reviews technical, regulatory and legal materials concerning bicycling in the District in order to develop diversified programs, making appropriate consultations to ensure feasibility. Develops a multi-use trail program adhering to local guidelines, the needs of various stakeholder and user groups, and in coordination with other District agencies Coordinates with Maryland, Virginia and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments officials to identify and determine anticipated development of multi-use trails within their jurisdictions.
- Prepares position papers, grant and operational proposals, letters, and reports based on technical analysis of proposed bicycle routes, needs and requirements in the District of Columbia.
- Plans and designs new multi-use trails based on the DC Bicycle Master Plan.
- Makes presentations of recommended bicycle routes to officials and interested Personnel demonstrating routing feasibility and participant safety features.
- Assists others in the analysis of District transportation and land development plans, which identify and assess the planning and economic implications of external transportation conditions.
- Recasts complex planning data and/or engineering information and presents it in a less technical written form for release to others as well as to the general public, paraphrasing technical engineering terms and jargon so that it is easily understood by non- professionals.
Attends a variety of meetings, conferences and seminars relative to transportation systems route design and implementation of bicycle safe guards, equipment and traffic rules, regulations and requirements. Develops annual bicycle facilities budget requests for inclusion in the Department's Capital Improvement Program; accounts for bikeway project expenditures; oversees incorporation of bicycle facility design details into design and construction documents.