Much attention is being paid to workforce development by the transit industry. APTA has put together a blue ribbon task force to study the issues and make recommendations. The association's business members are being encouraged to participate in the study.
There are important programs in place that recognize transit career needs such as the APTA Scholarship Foundation and the APTA Management Training Program. With unemployment hitting record levels, is there a better time to attract new people who will make public transit a career?
Until next time,