BRIDGES BRIDGES BRIDGES. They are awesome so come out to hear about demolution and construction of the monumental undertaking! Dinner of course is provided.
One of America’s most famous and iconic bridges, the Sixth Street Viaduct, acts as a vital connection between the growing Arts District on the west side of the Los Angeles River and the historic neighborhood of Boyle Heights on the east side. Yet, due to a rare chemical reaction in the cement supports and seismic vulnerability, the Sixth Street Viaduct will soon be demolished and replaced. The $449 million project to replace the beloved bridge, the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project, is the largest bridge project in the history of Los Angeles.
Come support our UCLA ITE chapter at the ITE Student Night Presentation and get a chance to network with industry professionals. The event will include project presentations from different SoCal universities and a chance to meet with many transportation professionals and students.
Registration for students is only $15 and includes dinner.
Date: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm ~ 9:00 pm
Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel
7675 Crescent Ave
Buena Park, CA 90620
Registration ends Tuesday, May 19th, at 12:00 pm. Be sure to register at the link below and fill out the google form so we can arrange rides!
Step 1: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ite-so-cal-student-presentatio…
Step 2: http://goo.gl/forms/Va6OkVIcxN
**If you are in CEE 180: Intro to Transportation Engineering, you will receive extra credit for going and DO NOT have to register online on Event Brite as long as you signed up in class, but PLEASE fill out the google form.
Hope to see you all there
If you are interested in becoming an ITE officer for the 2015-2016 school year, please fill out the survey form here to participate in our elections. Officer interviews will be on Tuesday, April 21st at 6-8 PM. Please submit the app before FRIDAY, April 17th.
All potential officers need to prepare a 2-3 minute speech about interest in ITE, relevant experience in the position, and some new ideas that can improve ITE. There will be a short Q&A session following each speech and officers will be determined via majority vote by current ITE officers. Expect your interview to be about ten minutes. Good luck!
ITE at UCLA will be hosting its very first Student & Professional Mixer on Thursday, February 19th and you’re invited! This event will be a great opportunity for students to mingle with professionals in a more comfortable environment rather than a formal lecture setting. As for professionals, they will get the opportunity to promote their career in the transportation industry. The mixer is free for all students! However, space is limited and you must RSVP **.
To sum up:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
UCLA Covel Commons: Northridge Room
6 PM – 8 PM
Appetizers & Beverages Provided
Free for Students
** Priority will be given to paid ITE members
Confirmed Companies / Agencies:
Gibson Transportation Consulting Inc.
City of Santa Monica
Michael Baker International
Fehr and Peers
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to come hear about careers in transportation engineering and planning – a field that employs people from a variety of engineering and non-engineering backgrounds – and learn about what to look for in both internship and full-time employment opportunities.
Kittelson & Associates has fifteen offices located around the country. We regularly hire students for summer internships as well as full-time entry-level engineering and planning positions. Our firm specializes in transportation engineering and planning, and is interested in talking to students from all disciplines. Last year, we provided eleven internships to students who ranged in academic standing from undergraduate to graduate students. You can find out more about our firm by visiting our website at www.kittelson.com.
UCLA alumnus Ribeka Toda and another KAI staff member, Darryl DePencier, will be hosting an informational presentation on careers in transportation on Wednesday, November 12th beginning at 6:00 PM in BH4275. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.
UCLA ITE is excited to be invited to a free harbor boat tour of the Port of Long Beach and we want to extend this invitation to as many as possible. The tour is on November 21, Friday and will start at 5:30 PM and end at 7 PM. We will meet at De Neve turnaround at 4 PM* to issue rides. Space is limited and the event is on a first-come basis. Please RSVP by November 13.
Hope you can join us!
The Port of Long Beach is the second largest seaport in the US and combined with the Port of Los Angeles, the San Pedro Bay Port Complex handles nearly 40% of the nation’s waterborne cargo flow. Additional facts about the Port of Long Beach can be found here: http://www.polb.com/about/facts.asp.
SIGN UP HERE!: http://bit.ly/portoflb
Date: November 21, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. We will be leaving campus at 4 PM*.
*Time may change due to traffic.
Hello fellow ITE members!
ITE is organizing our second field trip for this quarter. We will be touring the Pasadena Traffic Management Center (TMC) and the Rose Bowl during the UCLA game against Arizona! Come see how the Civil Engineers in the Pasadena TMC is able to bring people in and out of the Rose Bowl for a HUGE event like the UCLA game.
Afterwards, we will ride the shuttle over to the game and get a glimpse of how our safety and security is ensured during football games. You will need a ticket ($15 for students)/Den Pass to get into the Rose Bowl! We will be providing rides to and from the tour. If some of you do not have a ticket to the game, we can also organize a ride to get back to UCLA after the first part of the tour. However, if you decide to stay and watch the game, we cannot guarantee a ride back.
We are meeting at Pasadena city hall at 5:15pm. Given the crowds at the game we should probably leave ucla at about 4pm.
We will be done with the tour at about 7 pm
SIGN UP HERE!
Google Form Link: http://goo.gl/forms/zRSFsSmd0T
Want to go for a guided bicycle tour of one of the prettiest cities in America! We will be taking a tour of Santa Monica Bike Center as well as taking a bike tour of the City, and see all the types of bicycle infrastructure that they have installed. Bicycle sharing has already taken over many major cities across America. Come see the new craze!
Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RHkz8ODbodChUsDk57qZhslDOH27W4rzE71cEpHTdN4/viewform?c=0&w=1
***First 15 to sign up will be able to go so HURRY! Please bring 5 dollars to cover for the bicycle rentals. ITE will be covering the rest. You are absolutely free to bring your own bicycle and helmet to Santa Monica Bicycle facility to avoid having to pay. rentals. ITE will be covering the rest.