Making the Connection Between Planning and Technology

The innovative format used in yesterday’s session, Connecting the Way We Plan and Deliver Transportation with Emerging Technologies, allowed students and future transportation leaders to engage directly with a few of our most important industry leaders around the very topics that will define how our transportation system evolves. Merging the...

Tools for the Zombie Apocalypse: Avoiding the Brain Drain in Transportation Organizations

Information is coming in and knowledge is going out more rapidly than anticipated. Not only are we losing knowledge from long-time employees, but consultants and contractors have an equal amount of knowledge that could escape at any moment. How can transportation agencies make sure that essential knowledge is retained? How...

NTTD Annual Conference

Oct 7-11, 2018, in Chattanooga TN – Transforming Transportation Training Registration is open! Each year NTTD highlights innovative training policies, programs and technologies that serve the unique needs of the transportation community, bringing together DOT staff and trainers, LTAP personnel, and national training resource experts from federal, university and private sector...

Ninety-Eight Years Later: Empowerment in the 21st Century Workforce

On June 5, 1920, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau was established to promote the welfare of wage-earning women and to help advance opportunities for gainful employment. At the time, women represented just 21 percent of the workforce. Today, women comprise 47 percent of America’s workforce. Last month, the unemployment...

Know a veteran looking for a job? Check out Career One Stop

Put your military skills to work! Visit Career OneStop  and share this link with resources to help with resume writing, interview prep, networking, finding jobs, and matching military skills to civilian careers. The site will show you local job openings in those areas. If you already know the career field...

Bill would encourage more people to select aviation careers

The bill would provide incentives for schools, labor organizations, governmental entities and businesses to pursue strategies to develop technical talent. In four years, there will be a shortage of aviation maintenance technicians, according to numerous studies, and the nation will not be able to meet the industry’s demand for those services and skills. Read more here!