Principal Analyst/Travel Demand Modeler for Boston Region MPO

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Principal Analyst/Travel Demand Modeler for Boston Region MPO

The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) seeks a principal analyst/travel demand modeler to join the Data Analysis and Applications team. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team that applies leading edge tools, including recently developed regional travel demand modeling tools, to analyze high profile projects that will shape the future of transportation in the Boston region. 

A primary focus of this role will be forecasting the impact of land use developments and transportation investments in collaboration with major transportation agencies in the region, including the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Our team strives to be at the forefront of transportation analysis and is currently developing a framework for a new data program that will shape how we manage, analyze, and share data in the region.

The principal analyst/travel demand modeler will design and implement analysis projects using a newly developed regional travel demand model and a variety of other tools. This individual also will instruct and coach other team members in applying tools for transit service planning, multimodal access studies, long-range transportation planning, and travel demand forecasting. A strong background in transportation and travel demand modeling, good judgment, project management experience, and the ability to effectively communicate results to both technical and nontechnical audiences is required

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