Regional Collaboration for Workforce DevelopmentMaking time for professional development can be challenging when budgets are strained and time is limited. But agencies can often overcome obstacles by working together to plan comprehensive training – and NHI can help. TIPS FOR FINDING PARTNERS Talk to neighboring states that share similar challenges, geography, or weather. Invite...
Industry 411: What is Pipeline TransportationWhether you’re driving to school, cooking something for dinner, or just lounging in the air conditioning, you’re using energy. And that energy doesn’t just appear out of the blue. In the 21st century, scientists are learning to harness energy from dozens of sources—from the sun, to the wind, or even...
Autonomous Vehicles: Adapting 21st Century Technology to 20th Century InfrastructureBy: 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 LandscapeNovember 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 toward having more vehicles powered by electricity and alternative fuels and away from...
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Spotlight of the Week - Keep on Truckin’: Study Shows Transportation and Material Moving Jobs Grow by 190 Percent,
According to Indeed, transportation and material moving jobs among small businesses have exploded over the last couple of years. The company examined which small business job sectors grew the most between 2014 and 2016.
Indeed has spent the last few months sharing data on small business jobs. Previous data has shown where small business jobs are hiring the most. And their research has also shown what types of jobs small businesses are currently looking to fill. 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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