In “Setting the Bar for Excellence,” an article in the January/February 2014 issue of FHWA's Public Roads magazine, Volpe community planner Rachel Strauss discusses innovative approaches that are used to incorporate environmental stewardship into transportation projects.
March 6, 2014
Dr. Melissa Beck, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University, recently spent her sabbatical working at Volpe with human factors experts.
March 3, 2014
Transportation is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. Volpe’s Gregg Fleming recently delivered a talk about the ongoing U.S. initiatives to reduce transportation climate impacts.
February 28, 2014
Volpe and the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment held their annual research workshop at the Netherlands Embassy on transportation infrastructure resilience and adaptation.
February 27, 2014
SWIM is the enabling component of the Next Generation Air Transportation System, commonly known as NextGen, that gets the right information to the right systems at the right time.
February 26, 2014
This report examines the potential improvements in helicopter operations in the Gulf of Mexico due to the implementation of ADS-B. This report looks exclusively at potential fuel consumption reductions due to improved routing.
January 16, 2014
The U.S. DOT’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program will release the fiscal year 2014 solicitation on February 4, 2014.
January 14, 2014
Volpe was tasked by FRA to participate in a New Jersey Transit rail safety pilot project to evaluate a prototype design of a pedestrian safety device, known as a gate skirt, installed at a highway-rail grade crossing in Matawan, NJ. The purpose of this research was to determine...
January 14, 2014
Two invited speakers at Volpe provided valuable information for transportation professionals on climate adaptation and mitigation in the transportation field
January 7, 2014
A recent edition of TR News on environmental sustainability in transportation features three articles by Volpe experts.