Get Involved


Our union is a democratic organization: you are the union.

There are a number of ways that you can become involved, including:

Your voice is a key factor in our success.

Subscribe to stay updated on opportunities to get involved by texting the word SMART to 67336 (message and data rates may apply). You can also sign up for email updates at this link.

Another way to stay up to date, as well as ensure that your union is a tap of your smart phone away, is to download the SMART App by texting the word APP to 67336. On the SMART App you will find information about your local union, meeting times and events. You can also use the label scanner to check for the union label on sheet metal products, file safety reports in transportation and read the latest news from your union.

Become a SMART Member

Take the next step on your journey towards a rewarding career. Learn how you can become a SMART member.

Member Voices

Hear about the union directly from SMART members themselves.

Meet Carol Jones

Longtime Amtrak conductor Carol Jones — who is also a local chairperson with SMART-TD Local 1361 out of New Haven, Conn. — shares her story of coming up in the transportation industry and working as a pioneering woman in the passenger rail sector.