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Volunteers Needed for School Project

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Bedford South School has been approved to participate in the HRM Placemaking Project. The purpose of this project is to create a piece of art in the back look, off Southgate, to celebrate their unique community, and reflect their commitment to being active.  We are looking for students who are interested in sustainability, transportation and community outreach to help plan two community events to educate residents on the importance of walking and biking to school.  Please e-mail Kim Rose at bsswalks@gmail.com for further information and if you are interested in being part of this great project! This would look great on your resume.

Cities Alive – Planning Podcast

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The Planning and Design Centre recently launched their first podcast, Cities Alive!

DSUSO Bike Centre Commissioner Position

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DSUSO BIKE CENTRE COMMISSIONER The Dalhousie Student Union Sustainability Office, or ‘DSUSO’ is hiring for their Bike Centre Commissioner position. Please see details on the job below. If you have any questions, please email DSUSO@dal.ca

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-directed, ability to work independently, & collaboratively with university partners
  • Experience in bike maintenance is preferable
  • Environmental Studies/Sustainability background is preferable
  • Motivation to bring about social change on campus and in society
  • Involvement and knowledge of the Dalhousie Student Union an asset
  • Willing to work with Dal administration on Sustainability issues on campus
  • Experience organizing volunteers and workshops is an asset
  • Must be registered Dalhousie student during period of office

DESCRIPTION:

  • Expected to work ~10hrs/week throughout the full year
  • Will oversee and deliver Bike Centre projects and facilitate workshops for students
  • Assist in organizing volunteer schedule for drop-in service at Bike Centre
  • Collaborate with Bike Centre manager, university partners and DSUSO staff
  • Work with Dal Communications to publicize Bike Centre
  • This is an honorarium position with flexible hours, starting in June 2013 and ending no later than April 30, 2014TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to DSUSO@dal.ca
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MAY 27TH

FUSION’s Mentorship Program

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FUSION’s People Factor team runs a mentorship program that connects young professionals with industry leaders in their field. Application for the programs occurs at the end of April and the program lasts for 8 months.  Click here to find out more

DalTRAC is Looking for Transportation Speaker Ideas

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DalTRAC will be holding an opening ceremony for their new DalTRAC Lab in early fall and are hoping to invite a transportation speaker to come inspire.

Do you have an idea for a potential speaker? Someone you just have to see?

Send an e-mail to dalhousietransporation@gmail.com or leave a suggestion in the comments section.

 

 

LA Metro’s Every Lane a Bike Lane bicycle safety campaign

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DalTRAC is Looking for TWO PHD Students

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Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC) invites applications for two Graduate Assistantship positions for PhD studies, to start in September 2013.

The Graduate Assistants will be expected to contribute in developing innovative approaches for the collection of travel and mobility data, travel behaviour analysis, travel demand forecasting, integrated transport-land use-emission modelling, and the estimation of sustainable transportation indicators.

DalTRAC is a multi-disciplinary transportation research unit, sponsored by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Halifax Regional Municipality. It is a new research facility dedicated to transportation studies, planning and policy analysis. The Graduate Assistants will be working under the supervision of Dr. Ahsan Habib.

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DalTRAC is Looking for TWO Masters of Planning Students

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Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC) invites applications for two Graduate Assistantship positions for Master of Planning studies, to start in September 2013.

The Graduate Assistants will be expected to contribute in developing innovative approaches for the collection of travel and mobility data, spatial analysis, estimation of sustainable transportation indicators, transportation planning and policy analysis, and community engagements for transportation projects.

DalTRAC is a multi-disciplinary transportation research unit, sponsored by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Halifax Regional Municipality. It is a new research facility dedicated to transportation studies, planning and policy analysis. The Graduate Assistants will be working under the supervision of Dr. Ahsan Habib.

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Daltrac Lab – Update

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Our lab is almost complete!

A work in progress

A work in progress

The Brightest Idea Competition

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Dalhousie’s Office of Sustainability is pleased to present the Brightest Idea Competition.

Students and employees are invited to submit their ideas on how to make Dalhousie’s Campuses more sustainable. Send your ideas to rethink@dal.ca  and you could win  $150 dollars on your Dal card, an Efficiency NS gift basket and the opportunity to see your idea come to life.

For more information visit the Office of Sustainability website .

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