Chicago Girls Learn to be Leaders of Change

The Greater Chicago chapter of WTS International hosted a Transportation YOU event on a Saturday morning in partnership with Chicago Public Schools at the WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff Chicago offices. Twenty motivated girls attended the event and embraced the opportunity to learn about leadership and … [Read more...]

North Carolina Girls Learn All About Rail

A group of 12 middle school and high school girls had the opportunity to meet Sandra Stepney, North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) Rail Division’s Planning and Development Branch Manager at WTS International’s NC Triangle Chapter’s third Transportation YOU event at the Institute for … [Read more...]

Have a Blast with Rocket Science

Curious about the powerful blasts that rockets create? Rockets get their forward push from a reaction engine so they thrust themselves forward by ejecting mass (that shoots backward) at high speed from their rear end. Investigate how the air pressure you create in a bottle rocket before launching … [Read more...]

Touring Seattle’s Floating Bridge

Students from Franklin High School and several WTS Northwest Region Conference attendees recently had the opportunity to tour the world’s longest floating bridge in Seattle, Washington. The unforgettable event, sponsored by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and HDR, provided … [Read more...]

Transportation Engineer Spotlight: Samaneh Khazraeian

It is very evident from her academic achievements that Samaneh Khazraeian loves transportation. Sameneh is a Ph.D. candidate at the Florida International University (FIU) pursuing Transportation Engineering with a focus on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). She completed her master degree in … [Read more...]