Mobility + Infrastructure Sector Partnership


Comprised of over 140 job creators, talent providers, community groups and project sponsors.


The partnership leads in the development of a diverse Central Texas M+I workforce, united in its commitment to align and collaborate on leveraging resources for the benefit of the whole community. ​


With the investment in transformational regional infrastructure, we can address affordability challenges by creating family-supporting jobs and sustainable career pathways, while improving regional mobility.

Leadership Group

Mayor Kirk Watson
City of Austin

Judge Andy Brown
Travis County

Commissioner Jeff Travillion
Travis County

Marc Williams
Executive Director, TxDOT

Council Member Leslie Pool
Austin City Council, District 7

Council Member Jose Velasquez
Austin City Council, District 3

Phil Thoden
President, Association of General Contractors

Karen Campbell
Vice President Austin Metro + Lead, AECOM

Jason Beiter
Director of Construction Operations, JE Dunn Construction

Rashed Islam
Senior Vice President, HDR

Scott Haywood
Vice President, HNTB

Jeremy Hendricks
Assistant Business Manager, Southwest Laborers District Council (SWLDC)/Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA)

Leonard Aguilar
Secretary, Texas AFL-CIO

Gigi Edwards Bryant
Board of Trustees, ACC

Arati Singh
Board President, AISD

Focus Areas

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Austin Infrastructure Academy

We’re launching an innovative public-private partnership, a central hub to integrate recruitment, comprehensive and unified training, and wraparound service support – including childcare – to connect local people to career pathways in construction, skilled trades, and operations. 

Read Central Texas’ first-ever labor and demand forecast for the M+I sector

Considering the imminent arrival of several large-scale projects, Austin must prepare itself for the heightened demand for M+I workers. This report was initiated to inform the region’s action plan for connecting local people to the thousands of jobs and careers created by the M+I industries.

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Examines the needs of the industry based on current projects

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