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...

2019 National LTAP/TTAP/NTTD Conference

2019 National LTAP/TTAP & NTTD Conference August 12-15 2019 Stowe, Vermont Hosted at the Stoweflake Conference Center www.stoweflake.com Conference Registration Fee:  $375.00 Early Bird (before July 1, 2019) or $425 (after July 1, 2019) Spouse/Guest Program Fee:  Full Guest (Conference Meals and Evening Events): $275.00 Guest Registration for Evening Events Only:  $100.00...

Recruiting Tomorrow’s Workforce

The transportation industry faces a significant gap between the number of skilled positions needed in the workforce and the number of people qualified to fill those positions. The projected annual job openings in the transportation field through 2022 are about 68 percent greater than the number of people completing transportation-related...

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!