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DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx Talks America’s Transportation Future at Volpe

DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx speaks at Volpe.

July 29, 2015

Transportation is dynamic. Whether we’re thinking about how we use transportation in our daily lives or how transportation keeps our economy moving, our options for mobility affect where we live, where we work, and the ladders of economic opportunity available to us. That’s the...

Introducing a More Powerful Environmental Tool for the Aviation Community

Map generated by AEDT 2b.

July 29, 2015

The FAA and Volpe have released a new version of the premier software for quantifying the environmental impacts of aviation. This new software, AEDT 2b, replaces five legacy air quality and noise analysis tools and incorporates their functionalities into a single model.

Volpe Welcomes the Public During Cambridge Science Festival

A visitor to Volpe tests the driving research simulator, used for human factors experiments. (Volpe photo).

July 14, 2015

Recently, Volpe offered the public a snapshot of its multimodal transportation research when it opened its doors to the Cambridge- and Boston-area community as part of the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival.

Volpe Recognized for Leadership and Innovation

The Moving Volpe Forward team poses with their GBFEB Award for Creativity and Innovation. (Volpe photo)

June 29, 2015

The Greater Boston Federal Executive Board gave top honors to Volpe during its annual Excellence in Government Awards, including naming Director Robert Johns as Distinguished Federal Executive of the Year.

Building Infrastructure for America’s Transportation Future

An image of highway overpasses at night.

June 25, 2015

There are three pillars of big-scope infrastructure projects that can provide seamless, multimodal transportation for passengers and freight, according to Harvard Business School’s Rosabeth Moss Kanter, who spoke recently at the conclusion of Volpe’s Transportation and the...

Embracing Walking and Biking in State-Level Planning

This image shows an artist's illustration of a street with multimodal elements, including walking and biking.

June 17, 2015

A new handbook from the Federal Highway Administration and Volpe encourages state leadership on pedestrian and bike planning and provides a roadmap for improving or creating new programs.

City of Cambridge Announces Safer Truck Partnership with Volpe

A City of Cambridge garbage truck outfitted with side guards.

May 18, 2015

Cambridge has announced a partnership with Volpe to install side guards on city-owned trucks to enhance safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.

A New Approach to Managing Congestion in the Skies

An air traffic controller points to a plane on radar sonar.

April 29, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration has made major strides in managing congestion and reducing delays, working hard to transform our nation’s airspace by implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System.

Volpe Now on Twitter

Twitter bird icon next to Volpe's Twitter handle, @VolpeUSDOT.

April 7, 2015

Volpe is pleased to announce its official Twitter feed: @VolpeUSDOT.

The Global Mobility Future

Pedestrians, cyclists, and cars travel through a dense urban area.

March 24, 2015

In the future, consumers will choose from an array of different options to meet their mobility needs of the moment.

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