Friday, November 26, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057
Making Connections 2011 – Workforce Solutions to Keep America Moving – March 17, 2011 – Hilton Washington, DC/Silver Spring
Join other transportation industry leaders, trainers and policymakers at this day-long national conference to share successes and exchange cutting edge best practices in public transportation workforce development. This year’s theme is Workforce Solutions to Keep America Moving.
Anticipated workshops: Marketing Transit Careers to the Millennial Generation · Building Training Partnerships from the Ground Up · Paying for Training in Tough Times · Achieving a Culture of Safety · Career Ladders in a Green Economy · Validating Your Local Courseware to National Training Standards · Preparing Industry Leadership for Partnerships · Apprenticeship Programs in Transit · Sustainable Communities, Equity and Transportation · Looking Up the Track: Safety and Regulatory Changes http://transportcenter.org/community_transport/events_page/
1) The Virtual Airline is Already Here
Link to article in Airport Business:
2) Traffic Engineer Provides Insight Into Signs and Safety Measures
Link to article in The Oklahoman:
SAFETY / SECURITY
3) LNG Company Balks at Describing Hazards of Savannah, Georgia Truck Route
Link to article in the Savannah Morning News:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
4) Saher to Cover Jeddah in One Year
Link to article in The Saudi Gazette:
5) Old Ship Logs Fill In Weather History of Past 250 Years
Link to article in USA Today:
National Bike Summit – March 8-10 – Washington, DC
Following the elections this month, US DOT has had to re-think their support for high-speed rail. A lower cost alternative has been proposed.
Today in Transportation History
1990 **20th anniversary** The first flight of the Delta II 7000 rocket took place.
November 27 **100th anniversary** Pennsylvania Station in New York City opened with the inauguration of regular through train service.
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