Dr. Stephen Popkin recently participated as an invited panelist at a National Transportation Safety Board forum where experts discussed the problem of drowsy driving and various countermeasures to address drowsy driving crashes.
January 22, 2015
January 20, 2015
Volpe experts presided over 22 sessions and presented research results at 19 sessions at the Transportation Research Board’s 94th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., held January 11-15.
January 20, 2015
Volpe published 77 reports and conference papers in 2014 spanning a myriad of transportation research topics. View the topic areas and download free copies of Volpe’s transportation resources.
January 8, 2015
Five teams competing for seed funding waited anxiously to take the stage. Six DOT executives took their seats as judges of Volpe’s third Innovation Challenge. The teams each gave seven-minute presentations describing the problems they proposed to solve, the solutions they wished...
January 6, 2015
Small businesses are invited to submit research proposals for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Business Innovation Research program solicitation.
December 9, 2014
The tablet computer has been built. Now it’s time to load a few apps. That’s the analogy for the Next Generation Air Transportation System that Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, gave recently as part of Volpe’s Transportation and the...
December 2, 2014
With support from Volpe, the Federal Highway Administration is offering new projections on what our miles traveled by vehicle might look like in 30 years.
November 20, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration is rolling out the Next Generation Transportation System, NextGen, transforming how air traffic controllers and pilots see our national airspace. A key technology, called Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), is helping FAA ...
November 18, 2014
The concept of intermodalism is as familiar today to transportation professionals as dedicated bike lanes. But 20 years ago, intermodalism wasn’t as common; it was just taking hold as a new concept in the federal transportation community.
November 13, 2014
In America our urban centers are trending toward megaregions—collections of large cities, suburbs, exurbs, and the areas between requiring extensive, linked transportation networks.