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National Summer Transportation Institute Free 1 week Program 9th -12th Grade UBS Campus Buffalo, NY

Camp Features - University at Buffalo, NY

The National Summer Transportation Institute is a free, one-week non-residential program for high school students (rising 9th-12th graders) where they can learn about transportation engineering through awesome hands-on activities and group programs. Minority and underrepresented students are especially encouraged to apply.


Students participate in discussions, hands-on design competitions, and trips to study local and regional transportation hot spots. They also spend time with industry role models and a diverse group of students.

Transportation Camp scholarship funding for this year's program is provided by the Federal Highway Administration through New York State Department of Transportation.


Activities typically include:


  • Tour the regional traffic operation center and transit authority in Greater Niagara Falls and Buffalo region

  • Tour of Buffalo International Airport and Air Control Tower

  • Cruise along Erie Canal in Lockport

  • Demo of Olli - the Self-Driving Shuttle

  • Tour of the UB Motion Simulation Lab

  • Spend time with professionals from transportation authorities and industry

  • Projects focused on bridge design, railroad networking, and air transportation

  • Leadership and communication training

  • College preparation and learning about the admissions process

I have listed the the Direct Link to the application below;




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