Workforce

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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.

Airlines, public transit agencies say $1.9 trillion relief plan would prevent deep cuts, job losses

Jeff Davis discusses industry survival measures while reviewing funding aspects of the latest coronavirus relief package.  

An Update on the Precarious State of the Aviation Industry

COVID-19 has landed the aviation industry in the largest crisis in its history. With the pandemic still ongoing and passengers levels...

First T&I Hearing of 2021 Looks at COVID and Transportation Workers

Among the various ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the nation is the health and safety of transportation workers and passengers,...

Eno Begins Research Effort on Bus Operator Workforce Management

Eno was recently awarded a research grant for the Transportation Research Board’s Transit Cooperative Research Program to study...

Census Releases Full 2019 ACS Data, Including Commute Patterns

The Census Bureau this week released the full dataset for the 2019 American Community Survey, including 1-year and 5-year aggregate...

Transit Reform for Maryland: New Models for Accountability, Stability, and Equity

The Central Maryland area of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, Howard County, and...

October Job Numbers Show Impact of Aviation Layoffs

The monthly jobs report for October came out this morning, and it shows almost 18,000 net job losses in aviation last month. This was...

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

Working from home has become the “new normal” for employees around the world. In the post-pandemic work environment, telework may...

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