University of Massachusetts Amherst Wins ITE Northeastern District Traffic Bowl

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter took home the grand prize at the ITE Northeastern District Traffic Bowl.

Each year ITE student chapters from Canada and the United States participate in the ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl. This competition features teams comprised of up to 3 students testing their knowledge of ITE, transportation planning, and engineering topics as well as some fun categories.

Since 2009 when the traffic bowl was introduced throughout Canada and the United States, a total of 112 chapters have participated in at least one traffic bowl at either section or district level events. The winners of the ITE district competitions advance to compete in the Collegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship, which is conducted annually at ITE’s International Annual Meeting and Exhibit. This year’s Grand Championship will be held at the Joint ITE International and Texas District Annual Meeting and Exhibit, July 21–24 in Austin, Texas, USA

During the 2018 season, the Collegiate Traffic Bowl Program featured participation by teams from 68 ITE student chapters in Canada and the U.S. More than 240 ITE student members comprised these teams that competed in 2018.

Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of transportation professionals including transportation engineers, transportation planners, consultants, educators, technologists, and researchers. Through meetings, seminars, publications, and a network of more than 15,500 members working in more than 90 countries.