Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) are legally enforceable agreements between private companies and coalitions of community and labor groups that are used to secure a wide range of job standards and equity measures.
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.
Jobs to Move America is working across the country to develop apprenticeship programs and job pipelines that will ensure people who have historically been denied access to manufacturing careers have the necessary skills to obtain good, family-sustaining manufacturing jobs.
For the first time in 50 years, Chicago is manufacturing railcars. Our CBA with manufacturer CRRC will create good jobs for south side residents facing barriers to employment.
This landmark CBA with electric bus manufacturer BYD led to the country's first electric bus apprenticeship program.
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.
The Transportation Manufacturing Action Plan recommendations, outlined in this report, present a comprehensive plan to scale up investments in public transit, rail, and clean freight, while simultaneously building up manufacturers and the jobs that they support.
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.