DriveOhio launches Smart Mobility Ambassador Program for students statewide

Self-driving cars, drones and electric vehicles – what’s it all about, where are the job opportunities, and how can students get involved? To help answer these questions, DriveOhio, the Ohio Department of Transportation’s smart mobility hub, is scaling up its Smart Mobility Ambassador Program across the state.

As the school year begins, the program will provide increased opportunities for K-12 students to get involved in real life Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills development.

The Smart Mobility Ambassador Program, which began in 2020 as a pilot program in central Ohio, is now launching statewide in an effort to get more students thinking about transportation as a future career path. Currently, the program is seeking interested K-5 afterschool program leaders to incorporate DriveOhio’s STEM projects and content, such as coding and hands-on activities, into afterschool programs and events…