Culture of Progressive Longitudinal Training in the Public Transit Industry

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Journal Article

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place - north america, economics - benefits, organisation - workforce planning


professional development, longitudinal training, benefits, culture


Professional and workforce development is important to maintaining the safe and reliable operational integrity of the public transportation industry in the United States. This paper discusses a new concept of professional and workforce development called longitudinal training and its benefits, influences, challenges, examples, and culture. Additionally, these factors are directly associated with new advances in technology, educational techniques, paradigms, and strategies for workforce and professional development.


Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.