FRA awards SMART-TD over $600,000 to fill void in rail carriers’ training programs

In September, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) awarded SMART-TD $602,227.35 to get members the training they need to safely perform their duties as railroad professionals. The award was granted through FRA’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (C [...]

SMART Women’s Committee spotlights apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week

During National Apprenticeship Week — November 13–17, 2023 — the SMART Women’s Committee spotlighted apprentices from around the country. Kacey Grierson, third-year apprentice, Local 206 (San Diego, Calif.) “Joining the apprenticeship was life changing. It offered me a career [...]