American Trucking Association to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities

Today, leaders from the American Trucking Associations pledged that the trucking group would provide at least 50,000 people enhanced career opportunities as part of today’s Trump administration announcement to provide pathways to better careers for a half a million Americans. “ATA is proud to be part of this effort to...

Project Bike Tech Educating Students for a Bike Mechanic Career

Project Bike Tech (PBT) is a non-profit specializing in educating high school students on bike mechanic skills and provide career preparation training. As they move forward into their 10-year anniversary they are expanding their educational program to Colorado. Currently, Project Bike Tech is operating in multiple California schools and this move to Colorado expands...

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...

Trucker Shortage Holds US Economy Back

If the US economy — growing at about 2 per cent a year — is approaching maximum velocity, the trucking industry is a force governing its speed. Trucks move 70 per cent of goods in the country by tonnage, but fleets are nearing full capacity. The constraint is not equipment; it is a lack of drivers. Read more here!