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By Rosa G. Guillen-Sanchez, OCTA Transportation Analyst

 

USC Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduate, Wai Shong Chan, is completing the Grads on Career Track Program with the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) where she enjoys her work in External Affairs and sees herself continuing to work for a public transportation agency long-term.

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Comedian Steven Wright said, “A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say, ‘How to Build a Boat.’” Wright’s advice is hilarious because it’s surprisingly obvious yet most people never think of it. But it’s also funny because it is ultimately practical. WTS-LA’s Transportation Resume Book (TRB) shares Wright’s ultimate practicality. An invaluable resource for Southern California job-seeking college graduates in transportation, WTS-LA’s TRB has helped hundreds of students in its decade of publication.

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By Prithvi Deore, USC Price MPL 2018

 

Transportation is of utmost importance for a constantly evolving and thriving city like Los Angeles. To keep up with development, urban transportation needs innovation at every step, and LA Metro created its Office of Extraordinary Innovation to do just this. On May 3rd, the Women’s Transportation Seminar’s LA chapter welcomed Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Joshua Schank and Metro Vendor/Contract Management Executive Officer Carolina Coppolo to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown LA.

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