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Transit Analyst

Washington Suburban Transit Commission Hyattsville, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

This position serves as the Transit Analyst for the Washington Suburban Transit Commission (WSTC). The Washington Suburban Transit Commission (WSTC) is a bi-county agency serving Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. The Commission facilitates planning, coordination, and funding for transit services in the region, including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Montgomery County RideOn, and Prince George’s County The Bus. This position will work closely with the staff of the WSTC, reporting to the Director of the Maryland Department of Transportation's Washington Area Transit Office.

Examples of duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze and evaluate existing and proposed regional transit services.

  • Develop recommendations for improving the efficiency and productivity of transit services emphasizing the importance of providing connectivity to residents throughout the region, with particular emphasis on Title VI equity considerations.

  • Participate in transit planning studies led by WMATA and other regional providers.

  • Conduct analyses of transit ridership, cost trends, service change proposals, and system parking utilization, and prepare recommendations for improvements.

  • Prepare policy and fiscal analyses of proposed State legislation relevant to transit planning, operations, and funding.

  • Support the Director of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Washington Area Transit Office in preparing briefing materials, reports, and presentations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Successful candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics or Transportation Studies from an accredited college or university. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the above stated fields may be substituted at a rate of thirty credit hours for one year of the required experience.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in public transportation with responsibility for transit operations, transit planning, or traffic engineering. Skills required include the ability to write clearly and concisely for executives; conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses using Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools; and familiarity with transit planning best practices (regional and national).

TO APPLY: Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the attention of Mr. Pat Pscherer, Jr., Washington Suburban Transit Commission, 4351 Garden City Drive, Suite 305, Hyattsville, Maryland 20785 at ppscherer@mdot.maryland.gov

NOTE: Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance.

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Washington Suburban Transit Commission

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4351 Garden City Drive, Suite 305, Hyattsville, MD 20785
Hyattsville, MD
USA

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