Impactful Transit Agency and University Collaborations Webinar

Impactful Transit Agency and University Collaborations
Date: November 5, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM MT

Overview:  How can we develop the skillsets of our future transit workforce while improving day-to-day operations? This webinar highlights successful collaborations between transit agencies and university students and faculty that accomplish both goals. Speakers will showcase collaborations that engage students in diverse transit-focused projects, providing students the opportunity to develop and apply knowledge to authentic problems in a real context, while providing agencies with fresh new ideas and focused energy on a task or issue.   


Shaping the Future Skills Needed to Overcome Challenges
Maria Dahmus, Director
University of St. Thomas Sustainable Communities Partnership

Kelly Morrell, Commuter Programs Specialist
Metro Transit

Building Partnerships that Work for Rural and Regional Transit Systems
Julia Castillo, Executive Director
Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency
HIRTA Public Transit

Harnessing Student Capacity to Address Diverse Project Needs
Andrew Martin, Development Planner
Lane Transit District

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