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Registration Now Open for FRA-Sponsored ‘Tracks to the Future’ Summer Youth Program

Registration is now open for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)-sponsored “Tracks to the Future” rail transportation and engineering summer youth program, which aims to teach students “why railroads remain the most energy-efficient transportation mode and what forms modern railroad track, equipment, and communications/control systems might take,” Michigan Technological University (MTU), which started the program, stated in a release.

Michigan Tech Rail Advisory Board Appoints Two New Members

Michigan Technological University’s Rail Transportation Advisory Board has announced that Chad Scherwinski and Rachel Klumpp are now members. The Board is responsible for improving student recruitment, industry participation in project and research opportunities, and visibility of and funding for the Rail Transportation Program, among other efforts.