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American Public Transportation Association

 Workforce Development

Workforce development - attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce - is critical to the continuing success of the public transportation industry.

APTA is proud of our many workforce accomplishments. We also recognize the enormity of workforce challenges. We continue to work closely with our members, many partners, including the academic communities, organized labor, and many others, to ensure we can address and support the growing set of transit industry workforce needs and challenges.

APTA would like to recognize the initiative and hard work of our members and their collaborations which work towards continued improvement in the realm of workforce development. 


APTA and Industry Reports and Publications

Workforce development related resources and publications from APTA and industry partners including the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP).

Nationwide Workforce Development Programs, Projects and Webinars

APTA programs, projects, conferences, and related workforce-development initiatives.

Workforce Development Partners - Regional Professional Development Programs

Professional development programs and training opportunities offered by transit industry partners.




Free curriculum developed for use in academia and industry presentations.
Featuring the recipients of the FTA’s Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development grants​: FTA Report No.0096

 Workforce Development Resources

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