Check out Volpe’s new infographic that provides important maritime situational information in an easy-to-read format. The data visualization gives readers a chronological timeline of the program.
December 5, 2013
November 21, 2013
Since 2005, enrollment in engineering programs has increased 30-50 percent. “People are recognizing this is a field I can get into if I want to change the world,” said Dr. Ian Waitz, dean of the School of Engineering at MIT.
November 21, 2013
Volpe is interested in having tenured or tenure-track faculty members spend time at our facility in Cambridge, working on independent or sponsored research and collaborating with our talented staff.
November 19, 2013
Fuel efficiency is expected to improve through 2050, but additional measures will be needed, according to Gregg Fleming, director of Volpe’s Center for Environmental and Energy Systems.
November 5, 2013
In Delft, the streets belong to the people. Nobody wears bike helmets, and children as young as eight go unsupervised on bicycles “because cyclists never interact with fast-moving vehicles," said Dr. Robert Bertini, who shared his experiences from the Delft University of...
November 4, 2013
Andrew Johnsen, assistant vice president for Government Affairs at BNSF Railway and alum of the U.S. Department of Transportation, shared his insight about the U.S. freight rail network during a talk at his old stomping grounds: Volpe, The National Transportation Systems Center.
October 31, 2013
Climate and weather disasters cost the U.S. economy more than $100 billion in 2012, said RITA Administrator Greg Winfree, who kicked off Volpe's new speaker series.
October 21, 2013
Volpe economists and environmental scientists assessed time delays and carbon emissions from truck accidents to give federal regulators a clear picture of the environmental costs.
Volpe's 30 Years Supporting the DOT SBIR Program Have Fostered Transportation Innovations and Economic Growth
October 10, 2013
Volpe's 30 years of support to the DOT SBIR program have fostered successful transportation innovations and economic growth.
October 1, 2013
Volpe's second annual Innovation Challenge kicked off in late August. Next, up to eight teams will move onto the next phase of the competition: fully developing their ideas into project proposals.