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RI Construction Career Days 2015 - April 29th and 30th
RICCD is a workforce development tool that introduces Rhode Island high school students to careers in the transportation construction industry and support the pipeline that will provide the professionals of tomorrow. The event will host over 600 high school students and teachers each of the two days. Students experience many hands-on activities such as welding, carpentry, and heavy equipment operation, all under the guidance of industry professionals.

Summer Programs Gearing Up!
The Transportation Center is currently gearing up for this summer's programs. We offer two 2 week sessions of the Summer Transportation Institute for middle school students.

We also offer one week academies in Business, Construction, Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Maritime Freight. All academies are run by URI faculty and staff and introduce high school students to more specific career paths in transportation.

Research Proposals
Proposals for funding transportation research projects for fiscal year 2016 were given April 10th. Stay tuned for the resulting awards.

About the Center
The URI Transportation Center was established in 1999 at the University of Rhode Island to conduct multidisciplinary education, research, technology transfer and outreach for surface transportation systems and advanced transportation infrastructure. The Center is supported by the US Department of Transportation through the University Transportation Centers Program.

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