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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?

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Janna Starcic

Executive Editor


Alex Roman

Managing Editor


Nicole Schlosser

Senior Editor


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

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