San Joaquin RTD. Our vision: To be the transportation service of choice for the residents we serve. Donna DeMartino General Manager/CEO. San Joaquin RTD Service Facts. RTD by the numbers Ridership: 5 million passenger trips (CY 2008) Employees: 320+ Revenue Vehicles: 133
To be the transportation service of choice for the residents we serve
Since 2006, RTD’s hybrid buses have:
The better RTD is, the better our community is, and we're doing so much of which I'm proud:
Nobody can accomplish this much alone.
Great results require great people!
RTD’s Internship Programs—Before and After
Gloria Salazar, RTD’s AGM/CFO (recently participated in International Study Mission on Workforce Development)
changed RTD’s program to make it a more valuable experience for interns
RTD’s New Internship Program
Program structured to provide:
·A specific project for the intern to complete with milestones and expectations
·An opportunity for the intern to summarize his/her experience
·An evaluation of the intern’s performance
·Feedback to the intern’s professor/academic advisor
·Sessions with the CEO and Department Directors
·Orientation to RTD
·Tour of RTD facilities
·Travel on RTD services
·Opportunity to attend a Board meeting
·Opportunity to attend a community outreach meeting if available
Managers requesting interns must:
·Describe the specific project the intern will be assigned
·Commit to providing an evaluation of the intern’s performance
·Provide written feedback to the intern’s professor/academic advisor
·Allow time for interns’ participation in bi-weekly briefing sessions with coordinator
Beyond Internship Programs—Creating a Culture of Learning Within Your Organization
Look for Untapped Talent Within your Agency
Make an investment in Employees—it is not only an investment in them, but also in your organization and the industry
Don’t underestimate the value of APTA, CTA, and CalACT
Provide Special Projects and Assignments
CalACT Theme-Reflecting on the Past—Preparing for the Future
Requires—Commitment to Learning as a Lifelong Experience
The Good News—transit has so many options!
My Personal Learning and Teaching Experiences
Programs in which I have been a student and instructor
Yesterday’s Session—Terminating Employees
How to Avoid Reaching that Place:
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Remember--An investment in your employees is not only an investment in them, but also in your organization and our industry.