News and Events

Cost of Turnover Tool: Experiences from the Field

Posted September 2019

Project Associate, Karitsa Holdzkom, spoke with the Aspen Institute about how their tool, the Cost of Turnover, has been used to illustrate the return on investment of programs like apprenticeship that increase employee retention at transit agencies.

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SacRT Pilots National Rail Car Training Consortium Courseware

Posted September 2019

On August 20-22, four participants from Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) piloted three Communications courses developed by the National Rail Car Training Consortium; Course 110, Introduction and Overview (one day), Course 210, Inspection and Maintenance (half-day) and Course 310, Troubleshooting (half-day).

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Consortium Member, Hennepin Tech Graduates First Light Rail Technicians

Posted September 2019

At Hennepin Technical College, the aspiring light rail technicians were trained in robotics, electronics and fluid power. The graduates also had 2½ years of paid training at existing Metro Transit light rail vehicle facilities in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Full Agenda of Workshop and Plenary Topics Out Now!

Posted September 2019

Register today for the October 17th Making Connections Conference! The deadline for hotel reservations is September 20, 2019.

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Senate Democrats Oppose Industry-Recognized Apprenticeships

Posted August 2019

Forty-three Senate Democrats, as well as Independents Bernie Sanders and Angus King, wrote Monday that a Trump administration proposal to create a system of industry-recognized apprenticeships would undermine current protections involving workplace safety, wages and quality.

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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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