The Transportation Learning Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public transportation at the national level and within communities. To accomplish this mission, the Center builds labor-management training partnerships that improve organizational performance, expand workforce knowledge, skills and abilities, and promote career advancement.
Statement of Purpose
The Transportation Learning Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public transportation by committed investment at the national and local levels in frontline technical workers. We facilitate, lead and support activities that benefit all stakeholders in public transportation, through:
• Labor-management partnerships that create high-quality workforce training programs leading to high-performance organizations based in collaborations that support employee voice, engagement and commitment;
• Cutting-edge research and evaluation of human capital investment and its outcomes in public transportation;
• National training standards created through joint labor-management industry consortia that improve organizational performance, advance workers’ skills, knowledge and abilities and ensure safe, efficient and well-maintained public transportation systems that drive and serve high consumer demand for public transport options;
• Career ladder programs that create opportunities for incumbent workers to advance through training and education;
• Career pathways into public transportation jobs that provide living wages and benefits, with an emphasis on access to those jobs and continuing education and training for young people and men and women from disadvantaged populations served by public transportation;
• Greener work processes that create more sustainable communities.
There’s Still Time to Register for our ‘Making Connections’ Conference
Posted September 2017
October is almost here and our Making Connections conference is right around the corner! The day will feature plenary and workshop sessions presented and moderated by experts and leaders from the fields of transportation, education, and workforce development.
Center delivers one day Train the Trainer session to Dallas Area Rapid Transit Training Supervisors
Posted September 2017
On August 24, 2017, the Center delivered a one-day session of it’s very popular 5-day Train-the-Trainer course. This session was given at Dallas Area Paid Transit in Dallas, TX.
This week’s update includes stories on the new Bay Area commuter rail line
Posted August 2017
This week’s update includes stories on the new Bay Area commuter rail line that starts this week, Trump signs resolution to improve safety at WMATA and Maryland to get $900-million federal full funding agreement for the purple line.