Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 8:30 AM EST
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST

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Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

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Brandon Liu
International Transportation Learning Center

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Join us for Making Connections 2022:  The National Transit Workforce Conference in Washington, D.C. December 13-14. This conference brings together participants from urban, suburban, rural, and tribal public transportation and industry stakeholders in plenaries, workshops, networking, and ongoing dialogue. Discussions and sessions at this year’s conference will include recruitment and retention, training, mentoring and apprenticeships, new technologies, preparing today’s and tomorrow's workforce, and advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. The conference is open to anyone committed to moving transportation workforce development forward, including labor and management representatives, frontline workers, trainers and mentors, community leaders, educators, non-profits, advocacy groups, and government representatives.  

Making Connections 2022 is organized by the Transit Workforce Center (TWC) and co-sponsored by the National Transit Institute (NTI). 

Operated by the International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC), TWC is the Federal Transit Administration’s first ever technical assistance center. In partnership with the FTA, the TWC supports public transit agencies’ workforce development needs for all modes of public transit across urban, tribal, and rural entities. The overarching mission of TWC is to assist public transit agencies to recruit, hire, train, and retain the diverse workforce needed now and in the future.


Participant Registration

Join industry leaders, experts, and partners from workforce development and education to exchange ideas, share successes and learn about emerging best practices for public transportation and transportation workforce development.

Hotel Registration

Use this link -- https://book.passkey.com/go/6016b5b1 -- to book your room. Discounted rates are available until November 19, 2022. Please note that the room block may sell out prior to November 19, so early reservations are recommended.

Become a sponsor or exhibitor

Making Connections 2022 is a great opportunity for you to showcase your products and services. We offer three levels of sponsorship that include exhibit space that attendees cannot miss on the way to plenaries and workshops! 

  • Sponsorship or exhibitor requests are limited and will be reviewed and approved by the ITLC
  • Sign up by October 31, 2022

Making Connections 2022 is a time for public transportation representatives along with industry stakeholders to come together and build stronger frontline public transit relationships for today and into the future!

Register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor