TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 199: Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources documents the best models of technical training programs serving U.S. and international transportation agencies and related industries.
A product of this research also includes a training resource catalog to help transit agencies provide technical training for their employees. Training course information listed includes course descriptions, objectives, target audience, length, cost, training standards, and directions on how to access the course. The training resource catalog is available at https://ntrb.enotrans.org/.
TCRP Research Report 199: Transit Technical Training is a two-volume set that presents guidance on technical training programs and the implementation of those for transportation agencies. The report's second volume, Guide to Overcoming Barriers to Implementing Best and Innovative Training, provides public transportation agencies with best practices, strategies, and resources to assist with the implementation of effective and innovative training programs and techniques for frontline employees.
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25157.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||1-2|
|Chapter 2 - Effective Approaches for Training Program Development||3-6|
|Chapter 3 - Innovative Training Strategies||7-28|
|Chapter 4 - Transit Industry Course Catalog||29-34|
|Chapter 5 - Conclusion and Future Implications||35-35|
|Appendix A - NHI Instructional Design Standards||38-102|
|Appendix B - Factors to Consider in Determining Whether ISD Was Used in Developing Training||103-104|
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