Workforce

Issues & Modes / Workforce

More than 13 million jobs—about 9 percent of civilian workforce in the United States—are transportation-related. This workforce pipeline includes a multitude of professions from bus and truck drivers, to autoworkers and engineers, in both motorized and non-motorized modes. Due to industry growth, transportation also has the potential to be a major U.S. job creator. Millions of workers will need to be hired to fill vacancies created by occupational transfers, retirements and other exits. However, certain transportation sectors are already facing critical workforce shortfalls and new governance models sometimes fail to take into consideration adequate protections for existing workers.

Transportation Jobs Continued Slight Rebound in September

The Labor Department released the monthly jobs report for September 2020 this morning, showing that the economy created another 41,400...

Guest Op-Ed: Transit Agencies Continue to Renew Their Missions and Reinvent Service

In 2020, all at once, public transportation providers were forced to confront multiple and varied challenges. Transit rose to the...

MAXimum Impact Webinar: The Future of Telework in Transit

This webinar was part of Eno's MAXimum Impact Webinar Series, a unique learning opportunity exclusively for Eno/MAX participants and...

Transportation Jobs Showed Little Growth in August

Jobs in the transportation sector showed little growth in August, according to the Department of Labor's monthly update. The heavy...

Webinar: Telework During COVID and Beyond: Leveraging Behavioral Science to Improve Virtual Work and the Future of Commuting

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Working at Eno: The 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow Reflects on Her Experience

The Eno Center for Transportation welcomed Katherine Idziorek as our 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow this summer. Now at the close of...

Webinar: Promoting Resiliency Across the Global Supply Chains

Supply chain and logistics professionals are constantly adapting to technological and socioeconomic shifts in the mobility landscape....

Transportation Jobs Report for July Shows Slight Increases

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly jobs report for July 2020. The report shows a modest uptick in...

The State of the Transportation and Mobility Workforce

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Road to Recovery Webinar: DIY City: How Small Actions Can Solve Big Problems

Cities and metropolitan areas around the world face immense challenges today. In a new posthumous book, renowned urban planner Hank...

June Jobs Report Shows Little Transportation Sector Rebound

On July 2, while we were still focused on the House infrastructure bill, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the estimated jobs...

Webinar: Why Transit Agencies Need the Public to Take Ownership of the Transit Experience

In this webinar, Saba Long and Alice Grossman will talk about why transportation organizations should invite the public to take an...

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