News and Updates

Center Developing Equipment Specific Escalator Inspection and Maintenance Course for BART

Posted November 2013

This week, Transportation Learning Center Instructional Designers are meeting with transit elevator subject matter experts at BART to develop an inspection and maintenance course for the escalators specific to their authority.

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Join the Transportation Learning Center at the Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference -February 10-11, 2013

Posted November 2013

At this year’s Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference, The Center will be part of a panel entitled Getting on Track Together: Creating Pathways to Transit and Transportation Careers for Community Members.  Transit agencies face a critical frontline technical workforce shortage in the coming decade, with transit services expanding rapidly and fifty percent of the frontline workforce retiring.

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Weekly Update for November 7, 2013

Posted November 2013

Weekly Update for November 7, 2013

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Center Instructional Designer Melissa Huber Recognized by UMBC Graduate Program

Posted November 2013

On Wednesday October 23, 2013 Melisa Huber was awarded the Dr. Cook award for best graduate student in the ISD program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).  This annual award is presented to an outstanding student who has demonstrated academic excellence, service and entrepreneurship.

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Center works with Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen to Strengthen Signal Maintainer Training

Posted October 2013

Center staff met with the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen’s (BRS) training committee October 18, 2013 to discuss future collaboration on training programs.  The BRS’s Vice President Floyd Mason invited the Center to the meeting to strategize plans to upgrade training at railroad properties where there is very little or no current training.

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