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Building public transportation’s next generation

As more and more transit workers retire, the ranks are thinning. What’s being done about it today will ensure a robust, innovative transportation workforce for tomorrow. The FTA and APTA are stepping up development of the next generation of public transportation workers and leaders. What is your agency or workplace doing to advance workforce development for the next generation?

What would a government shutdown mean for transit?

On the eve of a possible government shutdown, what’s your forecast for the weeks ahead?

FTA bus test adjustment touches on weighty health problem

What seemed like a run-of-the-mill transportation regulation story attracted lots of mainstream media attention. Their angle: Americans are getting fatter. Beyond that, though, what will the FTA's potential passenger weight changes mean for the industry?

What’s wrong with Wisconsin…and Ohio?

Turning down millions of federal funding dollars for rail will cost both states thousands of jobs now. The financial support is being redirected to about a dozen other grateful states. Do the new Governors that Wisconsin and Ohio recently elected care that they may end up being left behind in the race for jobs and transportation?

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