Hands-on Activity: Spaghetti Bridge

Contributed by: K-12 Outreach Office, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Copyright © 2005 Brown River Middle School Who do you think creates the human-made structures in the U.S.? Who makes sure they are safe for us to use? It is civil engineers who design and create structures such as buildings, … [Read more...]

Chicago Girls Learn to Design Transit Stations

This past spring, volunteers from WTS Chicago’s Transportation YOU program, HNTB Corporation, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) shared their work experiences and introduced 35 girls to exciting transportation careers. To kick off the tour, CTA volunteers showed the girls some of the … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes of Newark Airport

20 Jersey Girls had a great opportunity to participate in the Greater NY Chapter of WTS two-day Transportation YOU program titled Aviation Futures: Girls' Careers Take Off! Thanks to Port Authority of NY and NJ, Continental Airlines, and sponsors like Parsons Brinckerhoff and Haas Media, the … [Read more...]

Transportation YOU Debuts in NC!

The North Carolina Triangle Chapter of WTS is very excited about their Transportation YOU program that kicked off this fall.  One of the most exciting elements of NC Triangle’s Trans YOU efforts is the energy and participation of its members:  There are 23 WTS members either serving on the … [Read more...]

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