A new program will help some Bronx high school students embark on a career in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 

The U.S. transportation department is awarding more than $700,000 dollars for the agency's "Workforce Investment Now-New York" program.

The program aims to prepare juniors and seniors at the Bronx Design and Construction Academy for careers in transportation, design and construction.

The initiative is modeled after a similar program developed by the transportation system in Denver. 

Monday, August 31, 2015

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Grant Will Help Prepare MTA’s Next Generation of Workers

US DOT Awards More Than $700K for Workforce Investment

BDCA is a Career and Technical Education school that prepares students for direct entry into the design and construction field and for entry to a four-year college without remediation.

The school has a strong academic focus along with course work in carpentry, plumbing, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), electric, and architectural drafting/pre-engineering.

On Thursday, August 13 -- TWU Local 100 Secretary-Treasurer Earl Phillips cut a ceremonial ribbon with MTA President of Buses Darryl Irick to commemorate the opening of the new Bus Wash at Eastchester Depot.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

 

PROMINENT GROUP OF AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION EXECUTIVES TRAVEL ON TRADE MISSION TO THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA

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