Workforce Solutions Capital Area has partnered with the city and Travis County, as well as Austin Transit Partnership and Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to form a leadership group focused on linking local residents to jobs from the many transportation and infrastructure projects taking place in the coming years.

With Project Connect, light rail, the Interstate 35 reconstruction and the expansion of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on tap, the group’s goals include studying future skills needs for those projects, finding ways to scale workforce training programs, identifying obstacles for job seekers and creating a plan for building the workforce to fit infrastructure needs.

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