News and Updates

This week’s update includes stories on

Posted October 2020

This week’s update includes stories on pandemic-related budget cuts leave travelers with rough roads, outdated airports and fewer transit options, after a delay, metro is ready to start giving masks to riders and Larry Hanley honored by bus drivers union.

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Center Addresses High Voltage Safety on Battery Electric Buses in Upcoming Webinar

Posted October 2020

As the demand increases for battery electric buses (BEBs), the Transportation Learning Center is pleased to announce its second online session on the Fundamentals of Battery Electric Buses.

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Traction Power Consortium Virtual Meeting

Posted September 2020

Consortium members spent time on September 16 virtually catching up with each other and being updated with the progress of coursework development.

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Catalogs Created for Signals, Rail Car, and Elevator/Escalator Courseware

Posted September 2020

Course catalogs are now available for Center consortium courseware in Signals Maintenance , Rail Car Maintenance , and Elevator/Escalator Maintenance .

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Transit Apprenticeship at Pierce Transit: From the Ground Up

Posted September 2020

Back in the day, knowledge could easily be transferred from one manufacturer to another. Fast-forward to the 20th century - as technologies have accelerated at nearly the speed of light, systems have become increasingly complex and require extensive training and hands-on time to master them efficiently.

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