It’s been two years since the Federal Aviation Administration and Volpe publicly released the Aviation Environmental Design Tool, an environmental analysis tool that offers a robust, integrated way to quantify aviation’s environmental impact.
August 25, 2014
August 25, 2014
Volpe's recent work is helping FAA implement new aircraft separation standards, which is increasing capacity and reducing airport delays.
August 19, 2014
Volpe recently acquired a new research simulator to understand driver behavior. Owned by the Federal Railroad Administration, the driving simulator helps researchers examine user reactions to a myriad of scenarios, providing important safety data that shapes new technologies and...
August 14, 2014
What’s the best kind of car crash? The one that never happens. Check out our new infographic on how advanced technology reduces motor vehicle crashes.
August 5, 2014
Volpe’s Ruth Hunter speaks to BU Today about her experience as a female engineering student in the 1960s.
August 1, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard adapts SafetyHAT to assess its financial management.
July 30, 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is now accepting proposals for the second SBIR solicitation of fiscal year 2014. The solicitation opened on July 14 and will close on September 15, 2014.
July 25, 2014
The National Freight Advisory Committee is working to make the nation’s freight network safer and more efficient.
July 10, 2014
To help prevent the conditions that can lead to derailments, Volpe worked with a team to survey joint bars across the country’s rail system to understand why, and under what conditions, joint bars are at risk for failure.
June 30, 2014
A new report geared toward state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) provides a framework for DOTs to integrate public health considerations into their transportation planning and decision making.