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April 9, 2014

U.S. workforce development webinar educates railcar manufacturers

The companies, preparing to submit proposals to Amtrak and the California High Speed Rail Authority, are competing for a multibillion dollar contract to manufacture 43 state-of-the-art high speed “train sets."


February 13, 2014

Chicago Transit reinstates 2nd chance program

The railcar servicer apprentice program provides employment opportunities for ex-offenders, people completing substance-abuse programs, victims of spousal abuse and others.


February 4, 2014

HART CEO announces resignation

With 42 years of transit experience, including rail and bus operations, Philip Hale will leave behind record transit ridership, lower costs, a new labor agreement and a impending political battleground over the future of the agency.


January 30, 2014

HDR increases partnership with WTS International

A historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level.


January 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Port Authority hires McLean as CEO

McLean currently is the Interim CEO and previously served as the Authority’s Chief Finance Officer.


January 23, 2014

WTS’ transportation program for girls gains private co. support

Consultancy firm Lea+Elliott, will subsidize the full Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit, program for several of the attendees, while Southwest Airlines will provide travel to help more young women get to the summit.


November 11, 2013

FMCSA to ease CDL requirements for vets, military

Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.


October 15, 2013

Fort Worth's COO to serve as interim president

Anthony (“Tony”) Johnson, executive VP and COO of The T, will serve as interim president and executive director during board’s search to replace Dick Ruddell who retired on October 4.


October 3, 2013

N.Y. MTA exec tapped to lead Santa Clara VTA

Nuria Fernandez, who spent the past two years as COO for New York's MTA, will succeed Michael Burns, who is retiring at the end of the year.


September 3, 2013

Calif.'s SunLine interviewing GM candidates

Having a strong financial background as well as some knowledge of the hydro­gen fuel vehicles SunLine has pushed in the past were key skills stressed by board members.


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