Making Connections 2024 – The National Transit Workforce Conference

Posted May 2024

Join the ITLC-operated Transit Workforce Center (TWC), the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) national technical assistance center for workforce development, for Making Connections 2024 (MC24) - The National Transit Workforce Conference, on November 11-13, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor! Diverse participants from transit labor and management, the frontline workforce, and stakeholders from government, nonprofit, community, education, and workforce development organizations will come together for in-depth and engaging explorations of critical workforce development issues. Building on the success of TWC’s 2022 conference in Washington, D.C., MC24 will offer expanded participation opportunities and an additional day of optional intensive sessions.


Participants will emerge from the conference with new ideas, skills, and perspectives, as they choose from over thirty sessions aligned with the goals outlined in FTA’s Transit Workforce Development Strategic Plan. The conference will include plenaries and workshops on worker safety, funding opportunities, mentoring and apprenticeship, training skills, recruitment and retention strategies, ZEV workforce transition, career advancement opportunities, workforce partnerships, and understanding and utilizing transit workforce data.


Registration will open in mid-May on the TWC website. For more information about what to expect from the conference, view a video recap of Making Connections 2022

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