Autonomous Vehicles: Adapting 21st Century Technology to 20th Century Infrastructure

By: Katherine O’Kane While driverless cars may have once seemed like an invention befitting only a science fiction novel, the reality is that that the future is here and autonomous vehicles are already on our roadways. While the actual deployment of large scale fleets of autonomous vehicles (AV) is still...

Register for our latest webinar: Driving Without Gas: How Electric Vehicles are Transforming the Education and Workforce Landscape

November 10, 2016 WEBINAR 3:00-4:30pm ET  (12:00-1:30PT) Join the Northeast Transportation Workforce Center (NETWC) and Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) in a webinar about electric and hybrid-electric vehicles used in high school curricula.  As the nation moves to having more vehicles powered by electricity and alternative fuels and away from...

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Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program Clearinghouse

The Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Education Program is a national education initiative designed to improve the preparation of students, especially women and minorities, in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Initated in 2005, this program was tasked by congress to help address the nation’s need for a 21st...

Northeast Transportation Jobs – Needs and Priorities

Northeast Action Plans to Support Transportation Workforce Development Released for Comment The Northeast Transportation Workforce Center recently released a summary of its Phase II report on job needs and priorities in the regions, with a focus on regional action plans, for comment. In conducting extensive outreach and research with stakeholders...
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Spotlight of the Week - Worlds First Fully Autonomous, Driverless Public Transportation Service Launched

Keolis, a world leader in public transportation, announced at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting that it is joining forces with NAVYA to launch NAVLY, the world’s first autonomous, driverless public transportation service. NAVLY is now being tested in Lyon, France where Keolis operates the bus, tram and subway systems, marking the first time ever that an autonomous vehicle has been used as part of a public transportation network. Read more here!

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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