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Transportation Modeler

San Francisco County Transportation Authority
San Francisco, CA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Civil Engineering
GIS / Technology
Transportation Planning
Experience Level: 
Annual Compensation Range: $86,730 – $119,683

The city of San Francisco is at the center of the evolution of local, regional and global transportation systems, and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is leading the way in understanding the effects of emerging technologies, crafting policy and investment solutions that address current and future needs, and ensuring that our transportation systems work for all communities.  We’re looking for applicants with 1 year or more of experience to join our Technology, Data and Analysis division, which is responsible for providing technical and analytic support for agency activities. 

Reports to: Deputy Director for Technology, Data & Analysis
Exemption Status: Full-time, Exempt

You’ll initially focus on activity-based model development and application, with an emphasis on network modeling, running and improving the agency’s activity-based model system, and analyzing model outputs, including developing data visualizations. Other projects you may work on include:

  • Congestion pricing: We are looking at congestion pricing alternatives as a means to help manage congestion in the City’s core, and you’ll contribute to this effort by helping to adapt the agency’s activity-based model to support rapid scenario analysis, and contributing to analysis of the equity effects of congestion pricing scenarios using new smartphone-based travel diaries.
  • Travel Demand Management (TDM) research: The City of San Francisco has prioritized the use of TDM strategies as part of both land use and transportation project development to help reduce vehicle miles traveled. However, there is little empirical research on TDM strategies.  Which strategies are effective?  How effective they are?  You’ll be involved in collecting and analyzing travel behavior survey data to help answer these research questions.
  • Transportation Network Companies (TNC) Research:  We are completing a series of TNC research papers, which started with the TNCs Today paper in June 2017, and was followed by the TNCs & Congestion paper in October 2018. You’ll help support the development of upcoming papers which consider TNCs & Equity and TNCs & Transit Ridership.

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This recruitment will remain open until filled.  However, first consideration will be given to individuals who respond by September 30, 2019.

Send cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted) and resume via email ([email protected]), fax (415.522.4829), or mail:

RE: Transportation Modeler
Attn: Human Resources
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
1455 Market Street, Floor 22
San Francisco, CA 94103

Published on:
August 30, 2019 - 1:39pm
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