The Urban Transportation Center is seeking an hourly graduate research assistant for up to 20 hours per week to work on the Seniors Ride Free project for the Regional Transportation Authority. The position entails identifying, obtaining and analyzing senior ridership information from CTA, Metra and Pace. The scope includes a survey of existing seniors who are registered for the free ride and reduced fare program. This not only an opportunity to undertake engaged research on a topical transportation issue but could be an academic Master's project as well. The assignment will begin in mid October and last until March 2009. There will be no tuition waiver. Interested individuals should contact Joe DiJohn at 312-996-1458 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.