U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
The scanning team members found no "silver bullet" for addressing the gaps in workforce development in the U.S. transportation industry. They did, however, identify a number of innovative European practices that could benefit the U.S. transportation industry by encouraging young people to aspire to careers in transportation, helping transportation agencies find and hire people with the skills and knowledge they need, helping workers keep abreast of new technologies and ways of doing business, and keeping employees motivated through challenging work and a supportive environment.
An implementation team has been formed to identify how the action items the team identified might be evaluated or implemented in the United States. The implementation team consists of Joseph Toole, Randy Bergquist, and David Ferguson.
The information uncovered during this scanning study has already served as the basis for several implementation activities:
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