This report considers new ways in which government can play a role in revitalizing manufacturing, and brings to light new tools to ensure good jobs, inclusivity, and community benefits.
This study from the Volcker Alliance explores the state of the public procurement workforce.
This seminal study advances a policy framework capable of supporting a major revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector with a focus on expanding good job oppotunities for workers.
In 2015, JMA and 39 organizations submitted this letter to then Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, about strengthening geographic-based hiring preferences in federal transit awards related to equipment procurement.
Creating U.S. Manufacturing Jobs: How “Buying American” Can Raise the Job-Creation Potential of Public Transit Investments
This research brief finds that when manufacturers raise the domestic content of their products, they create at least 26% more jobs than manufacturers that only meet the 60 percent Buy America requirement.
This report by the Transportation Learning Center examines two programs aimed at advancing equity by expanding access to quality careers in transportation.
Public Transit Procurement: A National Initiative to Promote Economic Prosperity and to Unite Communities, Workers and Business
This paper describes a national initiative to increase the quantity and improve the quality of U.S. manufacturing jobs related to the production of rail cars, clean buses and component parts used to operate public transit in the United States.
This 2010 report examines the job creation potential of increased federal investment in rail and transit.
This report determines the manufacturing potential of increased investment in passenger and transit rail by mapping the U.S. supply chain for six rail types.