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Apprenticeship

Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Intelligent Transport Podcast: Discussing the creation of ‘Mentors Moving Metro’
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide
Creating a Skilled and Diverse Workforce for Infrastructure Projects through Registered Apprenticeship
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Workforce Development Resources
Talking Bus Operator Mentorship – Unlocking the Potential of New Bus Operators through Mentoring
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
Advancing Apprenticeship: Opportunities For States And Business To Create And Expand Registered Apprenticeship Programs
Community Colleges and Apprenticeship: The Promise, the Challenge
Women in Frontline Transit Apprenticeships

Career Pathways

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate (RAMPS) Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development
Intelligent Transport Podcast: Discussing the creation of ‘Mentors Moving Metro’
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide
Creating a Skilled and Diverse Workforce for Infrastructure Projects through Registered Apprenticeship
Talking Bus Operator Mentorship – Unlocking the Potential of New Bus Operators through Mentoring
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
Mentoring: A Tool for Employee Engagement & Retention
Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) Resources

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide
Understanding Workforce Diversity in the Transit Industry: Establishing a Baseline of Diversity Demographics
Creating a Skilled and Diverse Workforce for Infrastructure Projects through Registered Apprenticeship
Transit Workforce Data Dashboard Webinar: Harnessing the Power of Data for Transit Workforce Development
How to Deal with the Worker Shortage and Evolving Skill Requirements of the Public Transport Sector
Passenger Assistance, Safety And Sensitivity (PASS) Program Handbook
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
LADOT Bilingual Glossary of Transportation Terms

Funding Opportunities

Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grants
FY24 Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program
Communities Taking Charge Accelerator
Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate (RAMPS) Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Opportunities
Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Programs
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Workforce Development Resources
Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants Program
Tribal Nations Funding Opportunities

Hiring and Recruitment

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
3 Ways to Make Bus Driving a Better Job
Good Transit Requires Well Paid Union Workers
Transit, Belabored: Issues and Futures for California’s Frontline Transit Workforce
Guidebook for Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Transit Managers for Fixed-Route Bus and Paratransit Systems
How to Deal with the Worker Shortage and Evolving Skill Requirements of the Public Transport Sector
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
After Everything: Projections of Jobs, Education, and Training Requirements through 2031
Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) Resources
LADOT Bilingual Glossary of Transportation Terms

Labor-Management Partnerships

Intelligent Transport Podcast: Discussing the creation of ‘Mentors Moving Metro’
Talking Bus Operator Mentorship – Unlocking the Potential of New Bus Operators through Mentoring
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
Mentoring: A Tool for Employee Engagement & Retention
Peer Mentoring Program Increases Retention and Decreases Absences of New Drivers
Women in Frontline Transit Apprenticeships
The High Road to Public Transit
Approaches to Childcare Support in the Transit Industry
ATTAIN Rail and Facilities Apprenticeship Meeting
Partnering With Purpose: Building Partnerships to Drive Equitable Registered Apprenticeships

Making Connections Conference

Making Connections 2022 – Designing Safety: Bus of the Future and Beyond
Making Connections 2022 – Online Training and Learning Technologies
Making Connections 2022 – Transit Instructional Systems Design Boot Camp
Making Connections 2022 – Moving Forward Together: Creating and Sustaining Successful Labor-Management Partnerships
Making Connections 2022 – Mentoring: A Great Route to Frontline Workforce Development
Making Connections 2022 – Out of the Box Strategies: Using Partnerships to Strengthen Recruitment, Retention and the Advancement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access
Making Connections 2022 – Driving Bus Operator Recruitment and Retention: Challenges, Opportunities and Innovation
Making Connections 2022 – Designing an Impactful Training Program: Linking Program Design to Classroom Learning and On-The-Job Training for Transit Frontline Workers
Making Connections 2022 – Meeting Industry Needs: Feedback Session on FTA’s Draft Strategic Workforce Development Plan
Making Connections 2022 – Considerations on the Future of Human-Automation Teaming in the Transit Workforce

Mentorship

Intelligent Transport Podcast: Discussing the creation of ‘Mentors Moving Metro’
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide
Creating a Skilled and Diverse Workforce for Infrastructure Projects through Registered Apprenticeship
Talking Bus Operator Mentorship – Unlocking the Potential of New Bus Operators through Mentoring
Making a Positive Impact: GCRTA and ATU Local 268’s Operator Mentoring Program
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
Mentoring: A Tool for Employee Engagement & Retention
Peer Mentoring Program Increases Retention and Decreases Absences of New Drivers
The High Road to Public Transit
ATTAIN Rail and Facilities Apprenticeship Meeting

Policy and Planning

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
Realizing the Workforce Potential of Infrastructure Investments
National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST)
Fatigue Resources for Transit Operations
Zeroing in on New Standards for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Fleet
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Opportunities
3 Ways to Make Bus Driving a Better Job
Good Transit Requires Well Paid Union Workers
Transit, Belabored: Issues and Futures for California’s Frontline Transit Workforce
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide

Procurement

Realizing the Workforce Potential of Infrastructure Investments
Transit Workforce Center Resources and Best Practices for a Zero Emission-Workforce Fleet Transition Plan
Bus Electrification: The Role Agencies Can Play in Workforce Equity
A Zero-Emission Transition for the U.S. Transit Fleet
Guidebook for Deploying Zero-Emission Transit Buses
Zero-Emission Bus Implementation Guidebook for California Transit Fleets
Battery Electric Buses—State of the Practice
The Workforce Challenge
Attracting, Retaining, and Developing the 2030 Transportation Workforce
Building Pathways to Infrastructure Careers: Framework for Preparing an Infrastructure Workforce

Program Evaluation and ROI

Pathway to Promote Diversity within Public Transit Workforce
Tool for Measuring the Cost of Turnover
TWC’s Transit Workforce Data Dashboard
Making Connections 2022 – Meeting Industry Needs: Feedback Session on FTA’s Draft Strategic Workforce Development Plan
Making Connections 2022 – Conference Overview and Videos
Expanding Apprenticeship: Return on Investment (ROI)
Apprenticeship is a Win-Win for Workers and Employers
Metrics of Success Series
Quality Training Pays: Training Investment Pays for Itself Six Times Over
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Joint Workforce Investment Program

Retention

3 Ways to Make Bus Driving a Better Job
Good Transit Requires Well Paid Union Workers
Transit, Belabored: Issues and Futures for California’s Frontline Transit Workforce
Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship: A Case-Based Resource Guide
Guidebook for Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Transit Managers for Fixed-Route Bus and Paratransit Systems
Mentoring: A Tool for Employee Engagement & Retention
Peer Mentoring Program Increases Retention and Decreases Absences of New Drivers
How Neutral Third-Party Intervention Can Improve Retention in the Transit Industry
Approaches to Childcare Support in the Transit Industry
Opening Doors: Including People with Disabilities in the Transit Workforce

Safety and Health

National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST)
Fatigue Resources for Transit Operations
3 Ways to Make Bus Driving a Better Job
Mental Health, Wellness, and Resilience for Transit System Workers
De-Escalation Training Resource Directory
Passenger Assistance, Safety And Sensitivity (PASS) Program Handbook
Addressing Difficult Customer Situations
Transit Exclusion Policies in Public Transportation Systems
Human Trafficking: Awareness to Action
Tools and Strategies for Eliminating Assaults Against Transit Operators

Trainer and Mentor Development

Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
Lesson Planning Webinar: Basics to Best Practices
Battery Electric Bus Familiarization Course
Bus Maintenance Apprenticeship On-the-Job Learning Task Book
Violence in the Transit Workplace – Prevention, Response and Recovery (Train the Trainer)
Assault Awareness and Prevention for Transit Operators (Train the Trainer)
Attracting, Retaining, and Developing the 2030 Transportation Workforce
Workforce Mini-Guides
Apprenticeship Training Courses
Apprenticeship Building America: Mentoring Guide

Training

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
National Outreach Survey for Transportation (NOST)
Fatigue Resources for Transit Operations
Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships to Stimulate (RAMPS) Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development
Zeroing in on New Standards for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Fleet
How to train for the Bus – The Zero Emission Bus (ZEB)
Intelligent Transport Podcast: Discussing the creation of ‘Mentors Moving Metro’
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Workforce Development Resources
How to Deal with the Worker Shortage and Evolving Skill Requirements of the Public Transport Sector
De-Escalation Training Resource Directory

Workforce Shortage

Mississippi’s Developing Responsible Individuals with Valuable Education (DRIVE) Program
3 Ways to Make Bus Driving a Better Job
Good Transit Requires Well Paid Union Workers
Transit, Belabored: Issues and Futures for California’s Frontline Transit Workforce
Transit Workforce Data Dashboard Webinar: Harnessing the Power of Data for Transit Workforce Development
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Workforce Development Resources
Guidebook for Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Transit Managers for Fixed-Route Bus and Paratransit Systems
How to Deal with the Worker Shortage and Evolving Skill Requirements of the Public Transport Sector
Case Study: Golden Gate Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1575
After Everything: Projections of Jobs, Education, and Training Requirements through 2031

Zero Emission Buses

Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grants
Communities Taking Charge Accelerator
Zeroing in on New Standards for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Fleet
How to train for the Bus – The Zero Emission Bus (ZEB)
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation Workforce Development Resources
Clean Bus Planning Awards
Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s Zero Emission Technology
Tribal Nations Funding Opportunities
Transit Workforce Center Resources and Best Practices for a Zero Emission-Workforce Fleet Transition Plan
Zero-Emission Bus Maintenance Training Standards