NCHRP 08-152 [Active] Strategies for Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Transportation Planning Profession

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Resource Summary: The objective of this research is to identify meaningful and effective strategies for state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other transportation agencies to increase and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion of their transportation planning staff. The strategies will be specific, focused, and designed to foster an inclusive work culture for agencies where DEI in transportation planning is a priority.

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Workforce Transitions
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • Interpersonal
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Culture