Check out the Summer Issue of Transportation Works!

Check out the latest issue of transportation works! In this issue: National Transportation Career Pathway Initiative Career Pathways to Smart Cities/Communities Transportation Scholarships Upcoming Events Education Resources And much more!

Computer Coding is Leading the Transportation Revolution

On July 5th, Volvo became the first automaker to announce that by 2019, all vehicles sold by the automaker will be electric or hybrid. While automakers have dabbled in the field of electric and autonomous vehicles, this step by Volvo is significant in that it shows us how close the...

Every week, NETWC highlights a program that helps promote workforce development needs. Whether its emphasizing on transportation jobs, opportunities for veterans, the advent of alternate fuel technologies, or engaging more with women and girls, our spotlight focuses on the best successes from around the region. Check out at list of...

Recording and Resources Now available: Brass Tacks of Knowledge Management for Transportation Organizations

This two-part series highlighted specific knowledge management approaches and techniques with specific applications in transportation organizations. It is designed for staff within human resources, engineering, research, planning, or information technology functions who are interested in starting up a knowledge management initiative or pilot and want to gain an operational understanding...

Apprenticeships Instrumental in Closing the Gap

By Lee Worley, Ironworkers Director of Apprenticeship and Training $400,000 swing between college and the real world! A recent nationwide survey of 1,459 contractors conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that 69% are having difficulty finding skilled craft workers. Despite the fact that the number is 10% lower...

Heavy Operating Engineer Builds Bridges and Opportunity

Debbie Currie, a 55-year-old grandmother of five, had worked a variety of retail jobs over the years while raising her three children. Several years ago, a close friend who was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4 invited her to a union function. There Debbie learned...
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Spotlight of the Week - UMES Summer Transportation Institute pushes to stimulate interest in STEM careers

This program provides awareness and hopes to stimulate interest towards transportation and STEM-related careers. Students are able to explore these fields through field trips and hands on activities. This program provides awareness and hopes to stimulate interest towards transportation and STEM-related careers. Students are able to explore these fields through field trips and hands on activities. For upcoming activities, in order to teach the students about transportation, they will be heading to the Lewes ferry and also to the control tower at BWI. Read More Here!

NNTW!

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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