Description: The Parking Planning Unit at NYCDOT is seeking two students to assist in tasks related to Street Improvement Projects and Parking Enhancement Projects on high-demand commercial corridors throughout NYC. Parking uses a variety of data sources to inform decisions around high-demand curbside locations where different users (commercial vehicles, personal vehicles, transit, bikes, etc) compete for space. Data sources could include time-lapse collection, field visits, and existing GIS datasets. This program seeks to expand approaches related to data collection and curbside analyses to better prioritize project areas and inform proposals addressing commercial curbside access needs.

Typical duties required:

  • Participate in field surveys to collect on-street parking data
  • Analyze on-street parking data
  • Create data-based visuals including diagrams and maps
  • Put together proposals and recommend curb-management alternatives
  • Assist in evaluating impacts to metered parking related to Street Improvement Projects and other DOT initiatives
  • Attend related meetings
  • Assist in other projects and tasks as requested

Skills needed: Experience with Microsoft Office suite (primarily Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Experience with data entry and analysis to produce statistics and charts for reports and proposals. Familiarity with GIS processes and software strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Hours: 35hrs/week Monday-Friday
  • Approx start/end date: Flexible start date. Program runs through August.
  • Rate: Undergrad Rate $17.30/hr Graduate Rate $19.90/hr
  • In-person
  • Please send resumes to kcarey@dot.nyc.gov

To apply for this job email your details to kcarey@dot.nyc.gov

About New York City Department of Transportation - Parking Planning and Policy

New York City has over 11,000 block faces of metered parking, intended to manage demand on commercial corridors for a variety of users including
passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and charter buses. Curb management on metered corridors is essential to the proper functioning of these
locations. The Parking Planning Unit oversees the planning and analysis work of the assets, processes, and locations associated with metered
parking in the city.