Issue / Transit Workforce

Road to Recovery Webinar: Carmen Bianco

This webinar is led by Carmen Bianco, who was the CEO of New York City Transit. He will discuss his experiences with how transit...

Webinar: Empowering a Resilient Transit Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed transit professionals to establish new standards for resiliency. At the same time, leaders in transit...

House Bill Mandates Mask Use on Airlines, Transit, Amtrak

The $3 trillion coronavirus bill that is up for a vote in the House of Representatives this week (H.R. 6800) includes a federal mandate...

Guest Op-Ed: Passengers with Disabilities and Workers Must Not Be Overlooked in COVID 4 Bill

Background As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the U.S., the virus and our collective response is disproportionately affecting...

Webinar: Implementing Change with WMATA

Transit agencies across the country are experiencing rapid change and innovation. In this Innovation Exchange, members of the...

Transportation Workforce Crisis: Denver Cuts Transit Service Due to Staff Shortages

The nation's workforce challenges are well known. Much is written about the workforce pipeline challenges of drivers in the trucking...

The EnoMAX Program – Building Future Transit Agency Leaders

Great leaders aren’t born, they’re made. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)   In the transit industry, as well as in the...

Training and Apprenticeships to Address Transit Workforce Gaps

It is well known that public transit in the United States faces a workforce skills crisis. A lot of attention—properly—goes to...

How Atlanta is Closing its Driver Gap

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the largest and oldest public transportation agency in the southeast. This...

American Public Transportation Association (APTA): Delivering the Future-Ready Workforce

When I think of workforce development, I am reminded of a quote by Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. He said: “The...

A Perfect Storm Hits the Transportation Infrastructure Workforce

In his bestselling book titled The Perfect Storm, author Sebastian Junger describes how an unusual combination of unrelated...

Shared Scooters Can Be Good for the Environment… If You Remove the Automobile

August 15, 2019 Since the recent introduction of scooters, some cities have piloted or allowed them on all streets as a potential...

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