News and Updates

This week’s update includes stories on

Posted February 2021

This week’s update includes stories on time for our airports to put transit first, Muni rolls out free rides for people traveling to get COVID-19 vaccine and NJ Transit advances procurement of new electric buses.

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Skills Booster Webinar

Posted February 2021

March 9, 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST

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Memorial for Robin Gillespie from the International Transport Workers’ Federation

Posted February 2021

Robin’s commitment to the health, safety and welfare of transport workers, the quality of her work and the depth of her knowledge was never more apparent than in her recent project, a wide-ranging research report for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine entitled Improving the Safety, Health, and Productivity of Transit Operators Through Adequate Restroom Access which was published in late 2020

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GCRTA Prepares to Start Bus Maintenance Apprenticeship Program

Posted February 2021

On December 8, 2020, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) amended their Rail Maintenance standards of apprenticeship to include Bus Maintenance, with intentions of adding it as a newly registered occupation with the State of Ohio.

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Our Friend and Colleague, Robin Gillespie

Posted February 2021

We are saddened to report the passing last week of our colleague and friend, Robin Mary Gillespie. Robin was appreciated by many as the transit industry’s foremost expert on occupational health and safety for frontline workers.

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