Industry Assessments

Several initiatives are underway in our industry to better define the current state of the transportation workforce and to identify where the industry needs to move going forward in terms of job projections, knowledge, skills, & abilities (KSAs), and position descriptions.

NCHRP 20-07/Task 408: Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO) Workforce: Skills, Positions, Recruitment, Retention, and Career Development is currently developing a large number of these items, including the identification of training programs, model position descriptions, and strategies for recruitment and retention.

Additionally, NOCoE has collected sever resources in our Knowledge Center to assist public sector employers:

The Southeast Transportation Workforce Center has also compiled the following links to state DOT and transit training programs, workforce development success stories, and other workforce program resources








 North Carolina

Puerto Rico

 South Carolina


 West Virginia