Institute of Transportation Engineers - Illinois Section

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The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an international professional society of engineers, planners, and others responsible for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on our streets, highways, and transit systems. The Illinois Section is part of the Midwestern District. We aim to provide networking opportunities through monthly luncheons, technical webinars, happy hours, and other technical and social events. 

Head over to our About Us page to learn more about our organization. Please join us at our next event

ITE Diversity Scholars Program

ITE International is offering a brand new scholarship program to promote diversity and equity in the transportation industry. Diversity in transportation is critical as practitioners seek to fully understand the transportation needs of various communities. The four cornerstones to this program are as follows:

  • Financial support (total of up to $20,000 in scholarship support: up to $4000 annually per student for up to 5 years of undergraduate enrollment)

  • Internship Opportunities

  • Mentoring

  • ITE Student Chapter engagement

This program is open to any U.S. high school student of African-American, Native American, Alaskan, and Hawaiian or Hispanic/Latino heritage with an interest in a career in transportation. Candidates should be seeking to study transportation engineering, planning, or a related-field at a school with an established ITE Student Chapter. Click here for additional information on how to apply.

Applications must be completed before March 31, 2019.

Midwestern ITE Communications Survey

The ITE Midwestern District Board is working to improve communication between the District, our professional and student members, Sections, and ITE International. If have two minutes to spare, please fill out the following 2-minute survey to share your ideas and preferences. With your help, we plan to rollout a new communications structure by the end of the year.

MWITE Communications Survey

MWITE is also holding a MWITE logo competition. If you, or anyone you know, has any ideas for a new logo and wants to win $200, please click here: Logo Competition


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If you are interested in becoming more involved with Illinois ITE, head on over to our Membership Page to learn about the different membership options. As a member of Illinois ITE, you will enjoy industry resources, professional development, leadership opportunites, and much more. 

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