PacTrans Workforce Development Institute (PWDI)

PacTrans Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is a demand responsive and flexible program to provide training services to working professionals in the Pacific Northwest, including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The WDI focuses on short-term training about transportation specific topics, management and communication skills, software and modeling. The training courses have flexible formats, including both onsite and online courses. Group-based, instructor led courses and self-paced, interactive e-learning courses, will be offered to best fit working professional’s schedule.

The WDI aims to benefit PacTrans and Region 10 in the following three aspects: firstly it allows Region 10’s busy working professionals to access desired training materials and courses at their convenient time and locations, and at their own pace; secondly it provides a forum for working professionals and university researchers to jointly investigate on challenges and opportunities associated with the new technologies, such as connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) technologies and their potential impacts, so that transportation agencies and companies can be proactive in incorporating the new technologies into practice; and finally it directly addresses the continuing education needs of Region 10 working professionals’ and thus is critical for enhancing local transportation agencies’ organizational strength and local companies’ competitiveness.

If you are interested to learn more about the PacTrans WDI and the upcoming training courses, please click here to go to the PacTrans WDI website!

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