WTS

Media & Press

As the premier association for the advancement of women in our industry, WTS International members and leadership are excellent resources for insight into a wide variety of transportation sector issues. including all levels of workforce development, educational programming and training - from students to C-Suite, strategic partnerships, and public sector challenges.

We can provide research and press support, quotes, resources, and article submissions. To connect with WTS International please contact Lindsay Shelton-Gross, Director of Public Relations and Strategic Initiatives at lsheltongross@wtsinternational.org.

 

Press Releases

 

WTS Foundation Announces New Scholarship Opportunities 

February 4, 2022- Press Release

The WTS Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to attracting the next generation of a diverse transportation workforce through scholarship and education, announces the creation of a new scholarship for undergraduate and graduate women students pursuing a degree and/ or career in a transportation-related area....

MobilityXX Launches Major Push for More Women in Transportation 

October 1, 2021- Press Release 

MobilityXX, a partnership of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), The Ray, and WTS International, today launched a campaign to increase the number of women from all backgrounds in the transportation workforce by 10% over the next 10 years.

WTS Commends Diversity of President Biden's Transportation Appointments

January 21, 2021- Press Release 

January 20, 2021 was a historic day for the United States as another glass ceiling for women, black communities and people of color was broken, and Vice President Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female Vice President in this country’s history...

 

Statements

 

WTS International Applauds the Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act 

November 7, 2021- Full Statement 

WTS International applauds Congress for its passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684).  With an investment of $550 billion in new investments in infrastructure, this historic bipartisan legislation is a much-needed investment in the U.S. transportation network to deliver accessible and equitable mobility for all communities across the country...

WTS Statement Condemning Racial Injustice Against Black Communities

June 18, 2020- Full Statement

We at WTS International are heartbroken by the tragic killings of George Floyd, Atatiana Jefferson, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black people who have lost their lives as a result of senseless violence.  As the country responds with empathy and outrage, WTS recognizes the acute discrimination and hardship experienced by the African American and Black community caused by the ongoing systemic racial inequality in the United States....