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... 3 This section describes effective approaches for developing training, beginning with instructional systems design (ISD)
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... 4 Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources One example is the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)
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... Effective Approaches for Training Program Development 5 In terms of creating standards for the workforce, the Transit Training Network has collaborated with APTA to develop standards for training. The Transit Training Network is a program of the Transportation Learning Center whose mission is to improve public transportation at the national level and within communities by building partnerships that improve organizational performance; expand workforce knowledge, skills, and abilities; and promote career advancement.
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... 6 Transit Technical Training, Volume 1: Guide to Applying Best Practices and Sharing Resources • Rail Standards: – Signals Training – Electrical Systems – Rail Traction – Rail Signals Maintenance – Rail Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship – Rail Vehicles Maintenance • Facility Maintenance Standards: – Transit Elevator-Escalator – Elevator and Escalator Maintenance Training – Transit Elevator-Escalator Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship There are a number of organizations that have used standards in creating effective transit training programs. For example, Metra applies the Federal Railroad Administration's training standards for its Operations and Mechanical personnel.

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