Topic : workforce development

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Public transit, training crucial to connecting unemployed with jobs

Management & Operations| July 5, 2016

The new study analyzes such employment mismatches in the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area and examines the potential of a new approach that integrates transit planning and workforce development.

Consultant Roundtable 2016: Workforce Development, Job Delivery Key Industry Focus

Management & Operations| June 17, 2016

While the need for more transportation options continues to grow, taking advantage of streamlined project initiatives and alternative-funding models will be key. Also important is grooming future leaders as the aging workforce moves toward retirement.

June 8, 2016

4 Things Every Transit Leader Should Know About Their Front Line

Lao Tzu, the famous tactician and the author of "The Art of War," wrote “To lead people, walk beside them.” As leaders, we sometimes forget to step outside of our own job duties to understand the unique needs and perspective of our workforce. With the many vital roles we play each day to keep our companies running, we may think our time is too scarce to walk beside our most entry level workers. It's a belief that has resulted in many organizations’ lowered morale and catastrophic financial losses.

Management & Operations| April 21, 2016

'Transportation Women Tell Their Stories' of advancement, despite obstacles

BART GM Crunican and former MassDOT and MBTA board member Liz Levin, were joined by former U.S. DOT Secretary Mary Peters and former Houston Metro CEO Shirley DeLibero to discuss how they advanced in the transportation industry, despite great personal and professional obstacles. 

March 30, 2016

Introducing the Next Generation of Engineers, Architects to Careers in Transit

For many college engineering and architecture students, it’s probably a good bet that they have not given much consideration to careers in public transportation. Members of the SEPTA's Engineering, Maintenance and Construction Division have worked closely with Philadelphia-area university students to introduce them to job opportunities in the realm of mass transit.

Management & Operations| January 6, 2016

Chicago Transit expands Second Chance Program

The initiative provides valuable job skills and career opportunities to Chicago residents who often face challenges re-entering the workforce. 

Management & Operations| December 29, 2015

Calif. program to train public transit workers receives funding

New DOT studies show that over the next 10 years the public transit industry will need to hire and train new workers equivalent to 126% of today’s total workforce.

November 18, 2015

Cost-Effective Ways to Develop More Resilient Transit Employees

There is an epidemic of safety accidents, absenteeism and high turnover among transit’s front line employees and it’s bleeding the transportation industry billions of dollars. But the inoculation may be closer than you think. Employee engagement is the best immunization for what’s ailing the industry.

Management & Operations| October 5, 2015

New Flyer Chief Talks Corporate Culture, Sustainable Propulsion Efforts

President/CEO Paul Soubry discusses revamping NABI’s Anniston, Ala. plant, the company’s focus on using multiple propulsion systems and the future of green technologies, including hydrogen fuel cells.  

Management & Operations| August 26, 2015

Denver RTD's workforce program wins FTA grant

WIN will use the grant, part of the FTA’s 2015 Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program, to build on existing strategies to recruit participants from underserved communities and implement a mentorship initiative for other public transportation agencies interested in learning from RTD’s experience.

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