Training and Apprenticeships to Address Transit Workforce Gaps
Posted August 2019
Article from the Center Featured in Eno Transportation Weekly Workforce Issue
It is well known that public transit in the United States faces a workforce skills crisis. A lot of attention-properly-goes to training for skilled craft positions, like bus mechanics. At the Transportation Learning Center, we focus on the need for training in those occupations, particularly as new technology such as Battery Electric Buses requires a ramp-up of electric and electronic skills training. Bus operators also do skilled work, and there are a lot more of them. Let’s look at how training and apprenticeship can address a critical need for all agencies.
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