Rowan hosts New Jersey’s transportation institute for high school students

Rowan hosts New Jersey’s transportation institute for high school students

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The Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATES) at Rowan University is hosting the National Summer Transportation Institute through Friday, July 19, 2019 at the South Jersey Technology Park, 109 Gilbreth Parkway, Mullica Hill (on Rt. 322 off the Rt. 55 exit).

Close to 20 high school students are enrolled in the nonresidential program that explores all aspects of transportation. The institute provides hands-on activities at CREATES and in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and transportation-related field trips for behind-the-scenes looks at such places as SEPTA (visiting the command center), the Delaware River Port Authority (touring the Benjamin Franklin Bridge), the FAA (visiting offices and a cockpit simulator) and the Atlantic City Airport (visiting air traffic control). The program, the only one in New Jersey, is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the N.J. Department of Transportation.