WEBINAR: Impactful Transit Agency and University Collaborations

The West Region Transportation Workforce Center and the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University are hosting a webinar that explores successful collaborations between transit agencies and university students and staff. See details below for more information.

Registration Link:  http://bit.ly/Impactful-Collaborations

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 5, at 11 am PT/Noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET

Overview:  How can transit agencies develop the skillsets of the future 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

Harnessing Student Capacity to Address Diverse Project Needs

Andrew Martin, Development Planner, Lane Transit District


West Region Transportation Workforce Center

Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University

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SURTC is a part of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University