Eleventh Annual Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Symposium

Eleventh Annual Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Symposium

Abstract: 

On March 30, 2011, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) continued its support of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Futures Program by conducting the Eleventh National Garrett Morgan Symposium and Videoconference on Sustainable Transportation.

The ongoing mission of this national videoconference is to stimulate the minds of young people, and to encourage them to pursue challenging academic programs, including mathematics and science—an education course that will prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s challenging transportation careers.

Participating school were: Juan Crespi Middle School, El Sobrante CA; Monument Middle School, Rio Dell CA; Morada Middle School, Stockton, CA; Redland Middle School, Rockville, MD (two teams); and Tupelo Middle School, Tupelo MS.

Published: 

September 2011

Keywords: 

Alternative fuels
Education
Renewable energy sources
Transportation
Transportation safety