Building Bridges of Trust: An Approach to Cultural Transformation

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA/PATCO) was engaged in several large, mission-critical projects at a time when morale and trust, both internally and among external stakeholders, were low. They turned to lessons based on the principles of comedy improvisation, such as deep listening, empathy, and collaborative trust. Using a new strategic plan...

Workforce Development Needs of Transportation Sector Climate Adaptation Professionals

Early investments in climate change research, policy, and planning focused heavily on climate mitigation—efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As climate change impacts have increased in severity, this focus has broadened to include a greater emphasis on climate change adaptation—efforts to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change through hardening...

Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Minnesota’s Transportation Workforce

Across the transportation industry, public and private employers are experiencing workforce shortages and an uncertain future. As older employees retire and younger workers fill their roles, organizations must naturally adjust to accommodate their changing workforce. In the transportation industry, shifting demographics have also brought new attitudes regarding technical jobs. The...

Providing Training and Education During the Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions at State DOTs

This webinar shares the experiences and problem-solving approaches to maintaining effective training programs that meet the needs of employees and their agencies, with a look at: How TDOT is adapting class activities to a virtual environment and deciding which programs to move forward, all while dealing with technical issues and...

Future Transportation Workforce Video Awarded Gold in Telly’s General Recruitment Category

WASHINGTON – A video created as part of the Transportation Research Board’s centennial celebration has been named the winner of three 2020 Telly Awards, which annually showcase the best work created within television and across all types of video production. The video, Your Future in Transportation, highlights the excitement, challenges, and fulfillment...

US Department of Transportation unveils pilot program for Veterans, Reservists

If you are fresh off military duty and looking for another career in the civilian workforce, a new program could be exactly what you are looking for. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced plans to accept applications for a new pilot program that will help certain Military members the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Read more here! We Offer Luxury Fake Watches For Sale.