June 30, 2020 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm ET:
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed transit professionals to establish new standards for resiliency. At the same time, leaders in transit are seeking new ways to promote social mobility through career pathway opportunities. Drawing from industry experience and research, this webinar will delve into resiliency challenges and education and training solutions to cultivate a more resilient and empowered transit workforce. The webinar will identify critical labor market benchmarks impacting the transit workforce and address ways to prepare the public transportation workforce for the post COVID-19 world.
Tyler Reeb, Director of Research and Workforce Development at the Center for International Trade and Transportation at the California State University of Long Beach & Editor of Empowering the New Mobility Workforce: Educating, Training, and Inspiring Future Transportation Professionals
Robert Puentes, President and CEO, Eno Center for Transportation
Xinge Wang, Deputy Director of the Transportation Learning Center
Joanne Peterson, Chief of Human Capital & Development at Los Angeles Metro
Jess Guerra, Executive Director of the Transportation Workforce Institute at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College