MassDOT Aeronautics Division Administrator Chris Willenborg and Aviation Planner Steve Rawding on November 15 visited Westfield-Barnes Airport to lead a tour for the 4th and 5th graders of St. Mary's Elementary School.
The tour consisted of a presentation regarding career opportunities and how airports prepare for natural disasters.
Following the presentation, the students visited the Massachusetts Army National Guard Helicopter Facility and AirFlyte where they learned about helicopters and business jets.
During the tour, the students had an opportunity fly the MassDOT Aeronautics Division's flight simulator- a fun learning experience for the kids.
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2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today! posted on Sep 17
MassDOT’s 2014 Moving Together Conference will bring together leaders working to advance healthy transportation. Are you part of the conversation that will determine the future of transportation in Massachusetts? Please join us and let your voice be heard. The conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, …Continue Reading 2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today!
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Governor Deval Patrick joined US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to announce a $20 million federal Transportation Improvement Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to fund the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project. Ruggles Station currently has only two platforms, limiting the number of trains that …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding