New Flyer and Robotic Research to Partner on Development of Autonomous Bus Technology

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), has entered into a partnership with Robotic Research, LLC (“Robotic Research”) to advance autonomous bus technology through developing and deploying advanced driver-assistance systems (“ADAS”) in heavy-duty transit bus applications. New Flyer invested over two years assessing...

How Effective is Your Career Pathways Advisory Board?

This discussion will focus on how to maximize the effectiveness of an advisory board to advance a transportation, or other, career path program. Hear from educators who have engaged, nurtured and maintained board involvement in the design, development and delivery of their program. Many instructors and administrators struggle with effectively...

Aging and in need of attention: America’s infrastructure and its 17 million workers

By now, you’re probably familiar with America’s infrastructure challenge. From clogged roads, to unsafe pipes, to limited broadband access, the list goes on. Concerns over infrastructure affordability, reliability, and overall investment also remain a constant. And despite potential infrastructure solutions coming from leaders in Washington, along the campaign trail and...

ArcBest CEO wins 2019 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) today announced Judy R. McReynolds, chairman, president and chief executive officer of ArcBest, as the winner of the fifth annual Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). McReynolds has been in the logistics and transportation industry for 28 years, including 21 at...

TRANSIT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT: Improved Strategic Planning Practices Could Enhance FTA Efforts

The nation’s transit agencies are having a hard time finding the qualified workers and managers needed to keep buses, trains, and ferries moving. To address this, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report finding that current federal projections of future workforce needs either don’t include or aren’t...

ARTBA, WTS Alliance Encourages Advancement of Women in Transportation

ARTBA looks forward to working with WTS to promote the development and advancement of women in the transportation design and construction industry. Through this MOU, we also hope to help drive an increase in the number of women entering the transportation workforce,” said AECOM Executive Vice President Matt Cummings, who served as 2017-2018 ARTBA chairman and championed the agreement. Read more here!