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.
Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26 posted on Jun 3
MassDOT contractors will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours and weekends from Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26. The closures are necessary to safely demolish the existing tower deck slabs. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26
E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea posted on Jun 2
MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling has been implemented on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass throughout the Summer season. The upcoming week’s E-ZPass Van schedule follows: Tuesday, June 2nd, 11 AM–4:30 …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea
Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced posted on May 29
MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced changes to the fine structure to the all-electronic, Pay-By-Plate, toll collection system on the Tobin Bridge. Additionally, Secretary Pollack also announced a 30-day amnesty program that starts Monday, June 1, where drivers can simply pay the amount of …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced