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Join the Center at This Year’s Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference

Posted March 2013

The Transportation Learning Center is proud to be a convening sponsor of Good Jobs, Green Jobs 2013 - the only conference that brings together labor unions, workforce development specialists and environmental activists to meet head on the challenges we as a nation are challenging.  America has no choice; we must put people to work modernizing our infrastructure, fixing our transportation system and fighting climate change.

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Weekly Update for March 14, 2013

Posted March 2013

This weekly update includes stories on the top eight reasons people give up on transit, CTA’s proposal to train ex-offenders and Metro-north’s major service expansion.

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Weekly Update for March 7, 2013

Posted March 2013

This weekly update includes transportation cuts under the federal sequestration, $3.4 million grant awarded for transit research and why Amtrak is losing so much money each year.

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Transit Elevator/Escalator Courseware Development Team Focuses on ID Skills for “Master Techs”

Posted February 2013

Last week, courseware development team members of the Center’s Transit Elevator/Escalator Training Consortium met in Silver Spring.  The main focus of the meeting was identifying the skills that are needed for “Master Transit Elevator/Escalator Technicians.”

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Center Awarded TCRP Project: National Training & Certification for Vehicle Maintenance Instructors

Posted January 2013

The Transportation Learning Center has been awarded TCRP Project F-19, A National Training and Certification Program for Transit Vehicle Maintenance Instructors, with work to begin in late January 2013. This project will develop a detailed plan for curriculum and written and hands-on certification, along with a business plan for potential implementation in a vehicle maintenance instructor training and certification program.

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