The MassDOT Aeronautics Division in its latest newsletter takes a closer look at Aviation Education in Massachusetts. Check out a portion of the story by Katie Servis of the MassDOT Aeronautics Division below.
Visit the Aeronautics Division website to learn more about aviation investments, airport improvements, safety and security.
According to online sources such as www.bestaviation.net and www.campusexplorer.com the Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides undergraduate students with a choice of among four state colleges, universities and/or training academies that offer undergraduate programs and/or certification geared towards various aviation industry careers.
The programs offered in Massachusetts rival those offered by nearby New England states such as Rhode Island offering programs at three colleges and/or universities, Connecticut with two colleges and/or universities, and Vermont and New Hampshire each offering aviation related programs at one college and/or university.
In Massachusetts alone, students can earn specialized certificates, associates degrees and/or bachelor degrees in aviation through programs offered at North Shore Community College, National Aviation Academy, Bridgewater State University and Westfield State University.
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings posted on Apr 14
MassDOT will host Design Public Hearings in Fall River and New Bedford on the 25% design of four bridge replacements along the future South Coast Rail route. The bridge replacements will provide fast and tangible benefits to help expanding freight service and will also be …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings
Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System posted on Apr 11
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the “GO Time” real time traffic information system is now operational along Route 6 on Cape Cod and will be expanded to highways statewide by 2015. The Governor made today’s announcement at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s transportation …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System