TWI Hosts Passenger Railway Engineering Education Symposium

The Transportation Workforce Institute (TWI) hosted the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) biennial Passenger Railway Engineering Education Symposium (p-REES), Monday, July 10 – Wednesday, July 12th.  P-REES is part of the hugely successful REES program sponsored by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) where faculty attend to learn about current research and development in [...]

By |2017-08-01T19:37:48+00:00August 1st, 2017|News, Training|0 Comments

CRRC Event

TWI and LATTC recently hosted one of the largest rail conglomerates in the world. CRRC has expressed interest in partnering with Los Angeles Trade-Technical College and TWI (the only U.S. federal transportation institute, based at a community college). CRRC demonstrated an Energy Transfer Unit, which will be donated to the college and will [...]

By |2020-06-11T16:55:29+00:00July 25th, 2017|News, Training|0 Comments

TWI Director, Jess Guerra, Participates as Panelist at American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference 2016

The 2016 American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference was held June 19-22, in Phoenix, AZ and attracted hundreds of experts in the transportation industry who shared effective strategies, experiences, and solutions.  TWI Director, Jess Guerra, participated in a panel discussion titled “Maximizing the Multigenerational Workforce”. Today’s transit industry includes three generations of workers, with Generation [...]

By |2017-08-01T21:28:29+00:00July 25th, 2016|News, Training|0 Comments

TWI Hosts Regional Transportation & Warehousing Educators Meeting

TWI hosted the Greater Los Angeles Transportation and Warehousing Sector Educators Meeting on June 29th. Community college, university, and workforce development practitioners from Los Angeles and Orange counties participated. In addition to identifying challenges, opportunities, and resources that exist for the transportation and warehousing industry sectors, participants began drafting a regional, workforce development framework for [...]

By |2017-08-01T21:28:58+00:00July 7th, 2016|News, Training|0 Comments