Are you interested in land use, planning, transportation, placemaking or economic development? Do you have communications experience for an issue-based advocacy organization? Are you eager to use your communications skills to change federal, state and local policies in order to build and sustain walkable places and great neighborhoods?
District of Columbia
The Governors Highway Association (GHSA) is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. The position is responsible for developing and executing communications strategies that advance organization goals and amplify GHSA initiatives. The Director must think strategically and creatively to identify communication opportunities presented through engagement with internal and external stakeholders, staff and partners.
With streets emptier than usual, drivers have begun to take more liberties. Stop signs in many neighborhoods have become little more than suggestions, and by at least one key yardstick, speeding is at epidemic proportions.
Story by Stephen Dinan
May 25, 2020
Three months into the coronavirus pandemic, the United States faces another crisis: a surge in speeding and reckless behavior on the nation's roadways.
Story by Luz Lazo
May 11, 2020
This article highlights one of a number of recent fatal pedestrian crashes in Washington, D.C., citing GHSA's recent report on pedestrian fatalities for national context.
Story by Michael E. Miller
May 13, 2019
In light of GHSA's recent report projecting 2018 pedestrian fatalities, WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show dedicates an hour to analyzing pedestrian safety in Washington, D.C. featuring District DOT Director Jeff Marootian.
Story by Kojo Nnamdi
March 5, 2019
Pedestrian deaths are projected to have risen across DC, Maryland and Virginia in 2018, according to GHSA's latest report. Kara Macek, Senior Director of Communications and Programs, discusses the behavioral and design changes needed to address this issue.
Story by Neal Augenstein
February 28, 2019
Though speeding contributes to nearly one third of traffic deaths each year, GHSA's latest report highlights public complacency around the issue. Director of Policy and Government Relations Russ Martin addresses the need for a change in culture.
Story by Kristi King
January 15, 2019
GHSA's latest report on speeding highlights the role of Vision Zero concepts in reducing driver speed in a number of urban areas. Executive Director Jonathan Adkins addresses how these concepts are being applied and can be successful in Washington, D.C.
Story by Fredrick Kunkle
January 15, 2019