TRB Partners in Research Symposium: Transformational Technologies

New technologies have the potential to transform transportation as we know it. Public agencies are being challenged to facilitate the deployment of these technologies in a manner and timeframe that will lead to improved safety, reduced congestion, enhanced sustainability, and economic development. This TRB symposium will bring leaders from the public and private sectors and academia together to help generate research and innovations to enable agencies to meet this challenge.

Hit the Ground Running: Choosing and Navigating a Successful Career Path—A Workshop for Young and New Transportation Professionals

Register Workshop: Sunday, January 08, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC Sponsored by Young Members Council (YMC); and Subcommittee on Design and Construction Group Young Member This workshop is part of the Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting. This workshop provides a candid examination and discussion of the career […]

WEBINAR – Diversity in the Transportation Industry: Attracting and Engaging Diverse Groups

Hosted by the TRB Education and Training Committee, the National Network for the Transportation Workforce and APTA’s Human Resources Committee.

WORKSHOP – Supply Chain Management and Logistics: How to Develop and Sustain a Successful Program

Supply Chain Management and Logistics is an important career field both in the U.S. and around the world. Participate in two industry tours.

WEBINAR – Transfer the Knowledge Before it Walks Out the Door

As workforce members continue to depart organizations, with them goes a signifi cant amount of critical knowledge that is essential to conducting the public’s business within their former organization. Recommended for organizational management, HR staff, and supervisors.

WEBINAR – Diversity in the Transportation Industry: Attracting and Engaging Diverse Groups

Hosted by the TRB Education and Training Committee, the National Network for the Transportation Workforce and APTA’s Human Resources Committee.

WEBINAR – The Evolving Surface Transportation Operations and Maintenance Workforce; Challenges and Opportunities

Focusing on the rapid changes in the surface transportation maintenance and operations workforce. Factors such as increasing retirement rates, downsizing staff, recruiting and retaining qualified employees, shifting responsibilities, and expanding the use of advanced technologies are influencing these changes. This webinar will examine two social factors and two groups of potential workers that have not been fully engaged in maintenance and operations career path opportunities.

WEBINAR RECORDING – Transportation: A Natural Vehicle for Integrated STEM Learning

The webinar will explore STEM learning in programs using a transportation lens through informal educational settings. It will build off of the findings from the 2015 National Research Council’s report on productive STEM programs in out-of-school settings.

Webinar: The Coming Retirement Tsunami – Why Transit Agencies and the Public Sector Can No Longer Ignore Succession Planning

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central Time) Sponsor: West Region Transportation Workforce Center and the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Click here to register. Join us for this informative workshop presented by Patrick Ibarra of the Mejorando Group and Del Peterson of the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC) at […]

Webinar: Developing the Transportation Talent Pipeline

Unfilled jobs hurt the competitive position of our businesses and our nation. This discussion will help leaders from business and industry, economic development, education, and workforce development learn about proven strategies for enhancing employer competitiveness and profitability through improved access to skilled workers.