The University of Massachusetts Student Chapter
of the Institute of TransportationEngineers (ITE) was chartered by
the Northeast District of ITE in 1990. Our organization consists of
a combination of undergraduate and graduate students from multiple
academic environments interconnected and assoicated with
transportation engineering and planning. The Student Chapter remains
busy throughout the year focusing its program in four areas,
including: professional development, academic advancement, community
service, and social networking.This includes profession related
field trips, attendance at conferences, hosting guest speaker
seminars, community outreach, and chapter social activities. The
chapter meets regularly and all meetings are open to anyone
interested in learning more.about ITE.
The UMass Amherst ITE Student Chapter has been recognized as the Outstanding International Student Chapter by ITE International for the past 3 years. The award was given in recognition of the Chapter's organization, activities, and efforts to promote close relationships and associations of students with practicing professionals.
The UMass Amherst Student Chapter of ITE is part of the Massachusetts (MAITE) and New England (NEITE) Sections of ITE and is currently districted within the Northeastern District (formerly District 1) of ITE International.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers, an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodel professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners, and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's need for safe and efficent surface, sub-surface, and air transportation facilities and systems through planning, designing, implementing, operating, and maintaining these transportation systems worldwide.
Founded in 1930, the Institute serves as a gateway to knowledge and advancement through meetings, seminars, publications, and through the network of more than 17,000 members working in some 90 countries across the world.