Human creativity is valuable, but computers are better at some tasks than people are. How can we meld the strengths of humans and technology to create the best transportation future? By making data-driven decisions, says MIT’s Andrew McAfee, who kicked off Volpe’s new speaker...
September 24, 2015
Volpe is hiring for more than 30 internships and entry-level positions in a variety of transportation fields. Check out our schedule of upcoming career fairs and tech talks at campuses throughout the Boston area.
September 15, 2015
Edited by Volpe’s Dr. Stephen Popkin, a new book by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society provides policy makers, practitioners, and researchers with real-world, practical guidance for addressing worker fatigue and transportation safety.
September 14, 2015
Volpe’s most recent speaker series—Transportation and the Economy: Leading Globally, Succeeding Locally—highlighted the forces driving transportation innovation in modern economies. Read the series’ final report to find out how multimodal transportation drives economic growth.
September 11, 2015
A report by FHWA and Volpe highlights noteworthy practices from metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) working with emerging megaregions in mind.
September 8, 2015
From energy efficiency to fuel tank standards, Volpe’s range of rail expertise was on display at the 2015 Joint Rail Conference. Read on for brief summaries of seven Volpe papers presented during the conference, which examined A Century of Innovation: Heavy Haul to High-Speed Rail.
September 3, 2015
Be part of Volpe’s newest speaker series, which kicks off September 18, to delve into the trends that will transform transportation.
July 29, 2015
Transportation is dynamic. Whether we’re thinking about how we use transportation in our daily lives or how transportation keeps our economy moving, our options for mobility affect where we live, where we work, and the ladders of economic opportunity available to us. That’s the...
July 29, 2015
The FAA and Volpe have released a new version of the premier software for quantifying the environmental impacts of aviation. This new software, AEDT 2b, replaces five legacy air quality and noise analysis tools and incorporates their functionalities into a single model.
July 14, 2015
Recently, Volpe offered the public a snapshot of its multimodal transportation research when it opened its doors to the Cambridge- and Boston-area community as part of the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival.