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What Makes Volpe Unique

Multimodal, Cross-Disciplinary Expertise

Volpe's research, technical, and program professionals help sponsors thrive by applying best practices culled from more than 45 years of solving problems for multiple modes. Our cross-cutting experience enables us to consider unique approaches and champion ideas that make our sponsors' processes more efficient, their work more effective, and their solutions more fully realized.

Transformative Solutions

Volpe is a proven leader in national transportation systems research and applications. We have responded to major transportation challenges, including the need to modernize air-traffic management systems, address critical multimodal safety issues, develop sophisticated logistics and communications systems for security initiatives overseas, meet energy and environmental challenges, and strengthen global maritime domain awareness.

Entrepreneurial, Objective, Efficient

Volpe is a unique federal agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation that is 100 percent funded by sponsor projects, which makes it agile in its approach and entrepreneurial in its nature. Working with Volpe offers the accessibility and collaboration of an in-house resource, with the flexibility and responsiveness of a consultant.

As a vital partner and objective advisor to transportation agencies, Volpe delivers innovative solutions in infrastructure, advanced transportation systems, and technologies to support the global transportation mission.

A Dynamic, World-Class Resource

Volpe enables our sponsors to harness the collective power of hundreds of transportation experts in a wide range of disciplines. We are powered by transportation thought leaders, driven by tough challenges, dedicated to making a better transportation system, and committed to the public good. As dedicated public servants, we have devoted our careers to advancing a better transportation system.

Last updated: Thursday, May 4, 2017