From Deployed to Employed: Military Veterans Bring Value to TransLoc’s Company Culture

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Jamie Howard is not only TransLoc’s Director of Engineering, he is a passionate advocate for assimilating military veterans into the civilian workforce. Howard served with both the US Army Infantry in the 101st Airborne Division and the North Carolina National Guard Infantry in the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, deploying to Iraq with the 1st Infantry Division in 2004.

How to make your summer internship a success

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Advice from TransLoc’s Director of Strategy and Partnerships on how to make the most of your summer internship. This week, TransLoc’s interns started work. Each year, TransLoc hires a handful of interns across departments to help us tackle projects and help them gain work experience. We take onboarding seriously here at TransLoc, even for our interns.  They are welcomed with … Read More

TransLoc Stands With Glassdoor for Wage Equality

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In the U.S., women earn about 76 cents per dollar earned by men on average, but the causes of the gender pay gap are a bit more complicated. Here at TransLoc we are committed to doing our part to close the gender pay gap, which is why we have pledged our commitment to equal pay for equal work.

The intersection of transit and diversity

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Earlier this month, I chaperoned my daughter’s third-grade class on a walking and public transit field trip to explore economic development in downtown Durham.  As a working parent, I don’t get to attend as many school day events as I would like.  But, beyond the obvious connection of this trip to my work in transit, this outing appealed to me … Read More

Why Culture Matters – #transloclife in action

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It wasn’t until I had kids that I realized that all vacations aren’t the same. When you have three kids and are heading to the beach with 8 other families, a vacation isn’t relaxing. It’s fun. It’s a reunion. It’s a non-stop, Oreo-filled, reading-on-the-porch, jumping-in-the-waves, cleaning-sand-out-of-everything event. But it’s not relaxing. And when we finally return from the beach, I’ve … Read More

Why a former transit CEO is teaming up with a tech company

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I’ve spent my entire 46-year career in public transportation, seeking to make transit meet the needs of people in communities across the US. I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to provide a public transit system in older cities, like Boston and Cleveland, and fast growing newer urban areas, like Charlotte and Seattle, including competing against private transportation. Providing quality transit … Read More