Annual Accomplishments: January 2020
This document highlights some of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s best work from 2019. Carried out with U.S. DOT and key stakeholders, these programs and initiatives advance U.S. DOT’s strategic goals of safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.
Five Decades Publication
This special 50th anniversary retrospective showcases the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s most innovative work from the past five decades and describes how the U.S. DOT Volpe Center, in collaboration with its sponsors, has changed the world of transportation.
Annual Accomplishments: January 2019
This document highlights some of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s best work from 2018. Carried out with U.S. DOT and key stakeholders, these programs and initiatives advance U.S. DOT’s strategic goals of safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.
Advancing Data-Driven Decision Making in Transportation
Novel data analysis techniques are transforming mobility in the U.S. and around the world. This is how the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is applying its unique capabilities across the data spectrum to inform decision making and improve the safety and efficiency of multimodal transportation systems.
Final Report: Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics
This report brings together insights from the leading thinkers in government innovation, vehicle automation, and logistics who joined the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s 2018 speaker series.
UAS Integration Capabilities
Learn the capabilities the U.S. DOT Volpe Center brings to UAS integration in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and others.
What Blockchains Could Mean for Government and Transportation Operations
This report from the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is a high-level primer that covers blockchain technology basics; how smart contracts work; potential and current applications in government and transportation; challenges to widespread implementation; and blockchain initiatives in transportation and government.
Annual Accomplishments: January 2018
This document highlights some of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s best work from 2017. Carried out with U.S. DOT and other partners in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, these programs and initiatives advance U.S. DOT’s strategic goals of safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center, at a Glance:
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s extensive cross-modal partnerships have led to innovative solutions that have advanced national and global transportation systems. As a federal partner in advancing U.S. DOT initiatives, the Volpe Center draws on its multimodal, multidisciplinary expertise to support U.S. DOT’s priorities. See Volpe at a glance.
A Partner in Laying the Foundation for the Aviation System of the Future
In partnership with FAA and other key stakeholders, the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is applying its expertise in safety management systems, engineering, operations, human factors, and environmental and energy technologies to help design, develop, and deploy the future air traffic management system.
How to Start Work with Volpe (Brochure)
Instructions for starting work with the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration.
Volpe's infographics bring research to life, telling stories through statistics to demonstrate the real-world impacts of our work. View our infographics on wake turbulence, rail safety, crash avoidance, and other topics to learn more.
DOT’s Volpe Center and the Department of Defense: A Successful Partnership
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have a long-standing memorandum of understanding that encourages all DoD commands and organizations to leverage the Volpe Center’s world-renowned, multidisciplinary expertise in all modes of transportation. Find out how Volpe has provided essential support to DoD for nearly 50 years.
Annual Accomplishments: January 2017
This document highlights some of Volpe’s best work of 2016 and is illustrative of our sustained impact on making the transportation system resilient, sustainable, safer, more efficient, and globally competitive.
Annual Accomplishments: January 2016
This document highlights Volpe’s best work of 2015. The major project milestones, achievements, and thought leadership initiatives showcased here are helping guide America’s current and future transportation system.
Big Data Analytics: Driving Value Beyond the Hype - Roundtable Summary
Volpe and the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, co-hosted a roundtable of experts to discuss the topic of big data explosion.
Final Report: Beyond Bouncing Back
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center hosted a roundtable of experts to explore resiliency in the context of challenges facing the nation's transportation system.
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