News and Events

National Apprenticeship Week

Posted November 2019

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), now in its fifth year, is a nationwide celebration that gives businesses, communities, and educators the opportunity to showcase their apprenticeship programs and apprentices while providing valuable information to career seekers. NAW 2019 will be held November 11-17, 2019.

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Watch the Making Connections Opening Plenary

Posted November 2019

To open the conference, Center staff gathered experts in public transportation to talk about the increasingly important issue of workforce diversity. Billy Terry, Executive Director of NTI, moderated the panel of public transportation leaders who spoke about ways to meet the needs of a more diverse workforce.

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Center Staff Participates in UCLA Symposium on Transportation and Equity

Posted November 2019

On October 20-22, the Center’s Senior Director for Workforce Education, Pat Greenfield, participated as an invited speaker at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium, “Routes to Opportunity:  Connecting Equity and Transportation.”  Center Board member Stephanie Wiggins, Chief Executive Officer of Metrolink, chaired the panel, titled “Growing the Workforce to Fuel the Transportation System.”

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Watch the Making Connections Lunch Plenary

Posted November 2019

One of the highlights of Making Connections 2019 was the Lunch Plenary Session. Larry Willis, TTD, moderated the panel of esteemed experts and leaders who spoke about emerging technologies in public transportation and the impacts they have seen and expect to see on the frontline workforce and its training needs.

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Cleveland Pilot Shows There’s More Than One Way to Use Signals Consortium Training Materials

Posted October 2019

In an ideal world, public transportation agencies would have all the inhouse capacity they need to train their entire workforce. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.

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Events

Making Connections 2019

Posted May 2019

Join industry leaders, experts, and partners from workforce development and education to exchange ideas, share successes and learn about emerging best practices for public transportation and transportation workforce development.


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