News and Updates

National Joint Transit Rail Vehicle Standards Committee Releases Report

Posted May 2012

After seven years of diligent effort the transit industry‚Äôs National Committee on Transit Rail Car Training Standards has released its Findings and Recommendations for Implementing Standards-Driven, Partnership-Based Training.  This important document is the product of joint transit management and union subject matter experts working together to develop better industry training and thus a more efficient and effective frontline rail vehicle maintenance technician cadre.


Bus Operator Restroom Use Case Study Now Available

Posted February 2012

In collaboration with the Bus Operator National Joint Training Standards Committee, the Center is please to present Bus Operator Restroom Use, a case study and compendium of practitioner resources on restroom use, including a history of restroom use policy at Minneapolis Metro Transit. The resources in this report also include a model community restroom licensing agreement, route-specific restroom locations chart, and example collective bargaining language.


Center Shares Expertise on Training, Social Media at TRB Annual Meeting

Posted January 2012

Transportation Research Board’s 91st Annual Meeting is happening this week in Washington, DC. The TRB Annual Meeting gathers over 11,000 transportation researchers and professionals across all modes from around the US and the world to share new research, hear from experts and continue the business of TRB standing committees.