News and Events

This week’s update includes stories on

Posted June 2019

This weeks update includes stories on why electric buses haven’t taken over the world yet, overnight public transit and MN metro transit deputs electric C line bus, providing connection for underserved North MN.

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ATD 2019 Conference

Posted June 2019

Along with 13,000 talent development professionals from around the world, the Center’s ISD team members Julie Deibel-Pundt and Amri Joyner attended the annual ATD conference and expo at the Washington DC Convention Center, May 19-22.

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ATU Announces Details for Memorial Service Celebrating the Life of Int’l President Larry Hanley

Posted June 2019

The service will be held June 24, 2019 at the Tommy Douglass Conference Center. See the ATU website for more details:  https://www.atu.org/

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Center Staff Tours Grand Lodge of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Posted June 2019

On Tuesday May 27, Center staff visited the headquarters of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

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Center Addresses Workforce Issues and Training for Battery Electric Busses at APTA Mobility Conf.

Posted May 2019

The Center’s Karitsa Holdzkom and John Schiavone attended the APTA Mobility Conference in Louisville, May 19-22. John addressed the Clean Propulsion Committee, emphasizing that the move to battery electric buses (BEBs) combined with the proliferation of advanced electrical and electronic (E/E) bus equipment has underscored the lack of general E/E skills that exists among transit technicians.

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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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