Dr. Yossi Sheffi, a professor of transportation logistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently discussed logistics clusters at the first event in Volpe’s newest speaker series Transportation and the Economy.
October 20, 2014
September 25, 2014
Volpe hosted nine representatives from Cape Verde, Senegal, and Tanzania this summer to teach them how to install and maintain the Volpe-developed vessel tracking system that can help African nations combat criminal maritime activities
September 18, 2014
A free software tool, SafetyHAT was designed to facilitate the hazard analysis of complex systems. The SafetyHAT team was honored for bringing outstanding government-developed technology to the commercial marketplace.
September 17, 2014
Across Mexico City, car ownership is increasing, but that trend isn't coming from the suburbs. During a recent talk at Volpe, University of Pennsylvania professor Erick Guerra explored the relationship between Mexico City's suburbanization and car culture.
September 16, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently unveiled a new tool that puts vehicle safety information in the hands of American drivers.
August 25, 2014
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
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.