With $25 billion in road, rail and airport infrastructure projects on tap for Austin over the next decade-plus, business leaders are starting to shape how the regional economy and its workforce can get the most benefit from the far-reaching changes in local transportation.

The demands and opportunities for Austin businesses of all sizes, and the need to provide thousands of construction and other workers for years at a time, were among the central topics of last week’s Regional Mobility Summit hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Greg Canally, executive director of Austin Transit Partnership, said his organization is already working with Workforce Solutions Capital Area and other local resources that are in place to train area residents.

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