FHWA Releases Overview of US Job Needs and Priorities

The Federal Highway Administration recently released the Executive Summary and National Overview: US Transportation Job Priorities and Needs report, which provides a high-level overview of the methodology and results of the Job Needs and Priorities research undertaken by the five regional transportation workforce centers that make up the NNTW. This report discusses the transportation industry, drivers […]

Workforce Initiatives in the Midwest

At the MTWC Strategic Advisory Meeting in April 2015, attendees identified a number of possible initiatives for improving transportation workforce development in the Midwest. In the interim, stakeholder groups have continued to discuss and refine these initiatives. Best Practices in Building a Pipeline into the Industry Flexible CDL Training Job Vacancy Survey Outreach for Inclusion […]

Wolter wins Big Thinker Award

The MTWC congratulates MTWC advisory committee member Kurt Wolter, who recently won the Big Thinker Award that the 2015 Illinois Technology Education Conference. Wolter is a technology teacher at the Rochelle Township High School in Rochelle, Illinois. He has developed several lab activities to teach students about the basics of transportation and excite them about transportation […]

MTWC at the Indiana Logistics Summit

Are you attending the Indiana Logistics Summit on September 21-22 in Indianapolis? Come visit the MTWC booth in the exhibition area for more information about how we’re working to improve transportation workforce development in the Midwest. For more information about this event, visit the Indiana Logistics Summit website.

Fast Forward Features the NNTW

Fast Forward recently published a feature on the National Network for the Transportation Workforce (NNTW), the network of five regional workforce centers that includes the MTWC. Just last year, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced five newly-established Centers designated to lead and coordinate transportation workforce development efforts in and across each of the country’s […]

UW-Madison to host new Regional Transportation Workforce Center

Madison, Wisconsin.—The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has selected the University of Wisconsin-Madison to establish the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) as one of five regional transportation workforce centers in the country. The MTWC, funded by a $600,000 grant by FHWA, is led by Dr. Teresa Adams. The Center will […]