The Brass Tacks of Knowledge Management for Transportation Organizations

The Brass Tacks of Knowledge Management for Transportation Organizations May 31, from 1-2p. Organized by the TRB Task Force on Knowledge Management (AB010T) and the Northeast Transportation Workforce Center (NETWC) This two-part series highlights specific knowledge management approaches and techniques with specific applications in transportation organizations. It is designed for...

Investing in our Future – APTF Scholarship

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 In furthering our mission of increasing and retaining the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career, the APTF will award a minimum of twenty scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 each, to college students or transit professionals who are interested in pursuing...

Leveraging Technology for Transportation Agency Workforce Development and Training

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 503: Leveraging Technology for Transportation Agency Workforce Development and Training documents how state and local transportation agencies are using information and communication technologies (ICT) to train their workforce. The report explores the planning and resources required to implement and maintain a training...

Apprenticeships Instrumental in Closing the Gap

By Lee Worley, Ironworkers Director of Apprenticeship and Training $400,000 swing between college and the real world! A recent nationwide survey of 1,459 contractors conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that 69% are having difficulty finding skilled craft workers. Despite the fact that the number is 10% lower...

Check out the Spring Issue of Transportation Works!

Click the newsletter to see transportation news, upcoming webinars, scholarship opportunities, and other updates important to the transportation workforce.  

Heavy Operating Engineer Builds Bridges and Opportunity

Debbie Currie, a 55-year-old grandmother of five, had worked a variety of retail jobs over the years while raising her three children. Several years ago, a close friend who was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4 invited her to a union function. There Debbie learned...
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Spotlight of the Week - Women In Trucking Association CEO Named One of the “30 Most Empowering Women in Business”

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is proud to announce that Insights Success magazine has named Ellen Voie, its president and CEO, as one of the “30 Most Empowering Women in Business.”Voie founded WIT in 2007 to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry, remove obstacles that might discourage women from considering a career in transportation, and celebrate the successes of association members. WIT has grown dramatically over the past decade and now exceeds 4,500 members. Read More Here!

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FHWA established five Regional Transportation Workforce Centers that work together to provide a more strategic and efficient approach to transportation workforce development. The Centers will act together to facilitate national partnerships with key public and private organizations throughout the transportation, education, labor, and workforce investment communities to identify and promote effective transportation workforce activities and programs.

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