Choosing Transportation Summit

Register Today to Reserve Your Spot for the 2020 Summit! March 4, 2020 – Professional Conference held at the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) – Blue Pump Gala at the Memphis Botanic Gardens March 5, 2020 – Student Sessions held at the FIT Regular Registration Register here for the Conference and/or Gala....

Road Safety Champion Program

What is the Road Safety Champion Program? The Road Safety Champion Program is a certificate program designed to improve the safety training of those responsible for operating, maintaining, designing, and enforcing local roads. The long-term goal is to build a knowledgeable workforce that is motivated to implement safety improvements that...

Reminder: Deadline for Students to Register for the 2020 Transportation Technology Tournament (TTT) is February 14!

The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Professional Capacity Building (PCB) Program will host the third annual TTT from February to August 2020. Teams of students from universities, community colleges, and technical schools will work directly with state...

IT for KM: Using Technology to Enhance Knowledge Management Recording Available

Effective use of institutional knowledge has become a crucial factor to an organization’s success and survival for years. Whether it is speeding up access to information, improving decision making processes, or enhancing the the responsiveness of key employees, Knowledge Management has become a critical goal for any organization. However as...

Transportation is a People-Centered Issue

JIM TYMON, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR There are several critical workforce challenges facing the U.S. transportation sector today and state departments of transportation are taking steps to “sound the alarm” about the situation. Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, provided...

US Department of Transportation unveils pilot program for Veterans, Reservists

If you are fresh off military duty and looking for another career in the civilian workforce, a new program could be exactly what you are looking for. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced plans to accept applications for a new pilot program that will help certain Military members the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Read more here!