Workforce Transportation and Referral Center (WTRC)
Low-income residents in the Baltimore Metropolitan Region face unique challenges. For
those without personal transportation, simply getting to work is one of
Through our Workforce Transportation and Referral Center, the Office of
Community Outreach provides information regarding public transportation and
fills the gaps when and where bus and train lines don’t exist. We partner
with qualified van, shuttle and transit services—such as the Maryland
Transit Administration; Marie and Son; and
J & P Childs Transportation — to give community residents the
transportation they need to reach greater employment opportunities.
With these partners, the Workforce Transportation and Referral Center is
making it possible for Baltimore residents to have access to the affordable
commuter services that are integral to developing independence and economic
Transportation Institute Partnership (TIP)
The Transportation Institute Partnership is an entrepreneurial training
program in partnership with the Maryland Department of Human Resources and
the Maryland Transit Administration. The primary objective of this program
is to provide entrepreneurial and job training for unemployed and
underemployed persons who desire self-employment or a career in
transportation. The program’s other objectives are to help establish and
nurture minority business enterprises, and to provide safe and affordable
commuter services for low-income workers.
For more information about the Workforce Transportation and Referral Center
or the Transportation Institute Partnership offered by the Office of
Community Outreach, contact Sandra Conner.
Together, We’re Going Places!