Read the latest news and press releases from the U.S. DOT Volpe Center below. For news associated with previous administrations, please visit our News Archive.
Introducing “Ask the Software PM Experts”
An introduction to a series of news articles that explore new topics such as project management, software development tools, resource management, transportation safety models, and the use of new tools such as ChatGPT.
Enabling Organizational Excellence
Learn more about the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's resources in support of U.S. DOT's goal of organizational excellence.
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Software Development Capability Appraised at CMMI-DEV V2.0 Maturity Level 3
U.S. DOT Volpe Center's software development capability within our Research and Innovative Technology organization was appraised at Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Capability Maturity Model Integration Development (CMMI-DEV) v2.0 Maturity Level 3 rating.
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center Supported FAA Requirements Management Efforts
Requirements management provided FAA Program Management Organization programs with the knowledge and tools to efficiently manage program requirements. To facilitate this, FAA partnered with U.S. DOT Volpe Center to develop workshops, review requirements, and create metrics using a detail-oriented, collaborative, and results-driven approach to deliver requirements management governance and best practices, lifecycle support, and knowledge sharing—which enabled FAA PMO to be better positioned to cost-effectively meet needs as defined and within scope.
Reducing Fatalities and Severe Injuries with the National Roadway Safety Strategy
The NRSS sets a vision of zero roadway deaths, and identified tangible Departmental actions to reduce the number of deaths each year. The NRSS seeks a sustained and concerted effort from all sectors and levels of government, the public and private sector, advocacy, and research. A U.S. DOT Volpe Center team designed the NRSS website and created the NRSS Dashboard using Tableau software for quarterly reporting on 29 U.S. DOT actions across the five elements of the Safe Systems Approach.