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Director, Office of Safety Programs

Summary

The candidate serves as the Director, Office of Safety Programs with responsibility for providing national executive leadership for development and implementation of the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) and other Agency grant programs, the Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) programs, the North American Borders programs, and the National Training Center.

Communications Associate

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?

Director of Communications

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.

Dead man, women walking: Pedestrian fatalities highest since 1990

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.

Dead man, women walking: Pedestrian fatalities highest since 1990

Story by Neal Augenstein
February 28, 2019

Speeding can kill; more could be done to slow drivers down, study says

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.

Speeding can kill; more could be done to slow drivers down, study says

Story by Kristi King
January 15, 2019

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