TREC, the Transportation Research and Education Center for Portland State University, houses the National Institute for Transportation and Communities, NITC, and the archives of its predecessor grant program, the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium, or OTREC.TREC also administers the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation or IBPI, and other transportation grants and programs, We produce timely, practical research useful to transportation decision makers and support the education of future transportation professionals through curriculum development and student participation in research.
This position is responsible for coordinating, planning and leading a collaborative planning process, and developing and documenting a post-disaster transportation recovery plan for the city and the region. Specific responsibilities include: researching best practices in other jurisdictions, project scoping, developing project plans, managing consultant activities, facilitating stakeholder and technical advisory groups, and writing and editing plan documents. This position is a one-year position related to a grant we received from US Federal Transit Administrative. : Smart, Shared and Social: Enhancing All-Hazards Recovery Plans with Demand Management Technologies. This project will develop and test an emergency recovery plan for Portland, Oregon. The person will be working full-time at the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.