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Empowering the New Mobility Workforce: Educating, Training, and Inspiring Future Transportation Professionals

Editat de Tyler Reeb
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 18 Jun 2019
Empowering the New Mobility Workforce: Educating, Training, and Inspiring Future Transportation Professionals enlists a multidisciplinary roster of subject matter specialists who identify the priorities and strategies for cultivating a skilled workforce for the rapidly changing transportation landscape. Transportation employers will need to hire 4.6 million workers—1.2 times the current transportation workforce—in the next decade. The book explores how leaders in education, industry and government can work together to create an ecosystem that facilitates learning and upskilling for emerging and incumbent transportation workers. Readers will learn how to conduct labor market analyses and develop competency models to adapt their workforce.
This book will empower readers to establish ongoing communities of practice that cultivate sustainable career pathways that respond to ever-evolving socioeconomic trends and transformational technologies.

  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of the new technologies and consumer attitudes driving change in personal vehicle, mass transit, active transportation, and goods movement, both domestically and internationally
  • Identifies the career pathways, experiential learning models, and types of curriculum needed to prepare emerging professionals to develop and operate transportation systems of the future
  • Emphasizes, through case studies, innovative practices emerging in public- and private-sector transportation organizations
  • Draws on key work conducted in the United States and around the world, acknowledging the increasing interconnectedness of transportation systems between countries, economies and social networks that transcend national boundaries
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ISBN-13: 9780128160886
ISBN-10: 0128160888
Pagini: 440
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.59 kg

Public țintă

1) Researchers and graduate students in transportation management, logistics, supply chain management, and transportation engineering, 2) Transportation practitioners such as transportation managers, transportation planners, human resource directors, workforce development specialists, and 3) Transportation officials in Federal DOTs and State DOTs


Part 1: Demographic Shifts 1. How demographics are changing our vision of transportation systems 2. Recruiting underrepresented populations to the transportation workforce 3. Passing the torch from Baby Boomers to Millennials and future generations 4. Why language acquisition is essential in preparing Millennial workers for transportation careers 5. Why K-12 is critical to recruiting the next generation of transportation professionals 6. Middle-skill transportation jobs to rebuild the middle class
Part 2: Transformational Technology 7. Why technology is changing the skills and competencies for the future 8. Why old-school skills are just as critical as high-tech skills 9. Using technology to teach technological skills and competencies 10. Geospatial information systems technologies 11. Connected vehicles and connected corridors 12. Critical telecommunications and information-technology skill sets
Part 3: Talent Pipelines and Career Pathways 13. How career pathways are constructed and understood 14. When to develop a pipeline, pathway, or career ladder 15. Employer-driven transportation workforce development models 16. Workplace learning
Part 4: The Changing Role of Transportation Agencies 17. State DOTs 18. MPOs 19. Civic Markets for Smart Cities 20. Balancing urban and rural services 21. Transportation consultants
Part 5: Transportation Networks for the Mobility Revolution 22. New Collar Jobs and skills-driven training and curriculum 23. Linking transportation research, workforce, education, and employer communities 24. Online micro credentialing for displaced and incumbent workers 25. Virtual networks for career choices 26. Exemplary innovators in building the next-generation mobility workforce 27. Partnership tools as critical engines for change