The Biden administration recently launched initiatives designed to connect individuals with careers associated with infrastructure.
The Department of Transportation and the White House outlined guidance to assist stakeholders seeking to enhance workforce programs. The administration’s efforts, announced this month, are linked to the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Specifically, DOT officials are providing assistance to agencies pursuing federal grants for infrastructure projects. For instance, DOT is asking grant applicants how a certain infrastructure plan would be “inclusive of populations that are underrepresented in the infrastructure workforce.”