The West Region Transportation Workforce Center supports increased student engagement in real world project-based learning experiences by fostering partnerships between universities and public agencies. To this ...[ Read More » ]
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) developed the Everyday Lean Innovations & Ideas Program to provide an information sharing mechanism among staff despite the dece ...[ Read More » ]
Annual Forum for ITS Implementers Facilitates High-Quality Exchange of Technical Information
The Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum is an annual engineering practitioner’s confer ...[ Read More » ]
As the economy rebounded from the Great Recession, the Idaho Transportation Department was faced with a dual challenge: retain employees getting high-paying opportunities in the private sector while improving the ...[ Read More » ]
In order to increase their ability to attract new diverse and competent employees, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has been working on improving their brand. Traditionally ODOT used a ‘post and p ...[ Read More » ]
ODOT Engineer in the Classroom, Photo Courtesy of ODOT
When Oregon Department of Transportation realized they were at risk of being unable to fulfill their core mission due to employee retirements, turnover, and ...
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) created a pilot Heavy Equipment Operator program in order to provide free training and certification opportunities to disadvantaged populations including Veterans, Nativ ...[ Read More » ]
Photo Courtesy of BOLI
The Highway Construction Workforce Development Program initiated jointly by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) and Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) works to increase ...
The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) program is administered through the Federal Highway Administration’s Civil Rights Division with the intent of garnering interest and developing the next gene ...[ Read More » ]
Student enthusiasm on display during TRAC activity
The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) initiated the TRACTM (Transportation and Civil Engineering) program as a mechanism to ...