Knowledge Session: What’s Not to Love – Recruiting a Passionate DOT Workforce

In this AASHTO Annual Meeting Knowledge Session moderated by Shannon Peloquin of McKinsey & Company, panelists explored strategies to engage the next generation in state transportation jobs. This crucial discussion comes as the industry faces transformations driven by equity, resilience, environment, and workforce gaps. The Knowledge Session focused on appealing to and enabling those starting careers to bring new perspectives toward a more sustainable and inclusive transportation future. By linking evolving industry priorities with a passion for public service, the session highlighted how we can foster ownership and collaboration to ensure a vibrant, resilient transportation ecosystem for years ahead.

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