Self-driving cars could free up two weeks every year for the average driver, according to Chris Urmson, co-founder and CEO of Aurora, who delivered the final talk as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series.
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Cities Around the Country Are Piloting Low-Speed Automated Shuttles. This Is the State of the Practice.
November 1, 2018
Automated vehicle innovations are enabling novel vehicles classes, such as low-speed automated shuttles. This is the state of the practice.
October 29, 2018
The Volpe Center is recruiting talented and diverse individuals to fill internship positions in a variety of fields. The summer 2019 internships are open October 29 to November 12, 2018, or until the applicant limit is reached.
October 24, 2018
Kirk T. Steudle, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, disucssed a state government perspective on transformational technologies as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s speaker series Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.
A Conversation on Artificial Intelligence in Transportation with Kyle Vogt and U.S. DOT Under Secretary Derek Kan
October 12, 2018
Kyle Vogt, founder and CEO of Cruise Automation, Inc., and Derek Kan, U.S. DOT Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series on October 4, 2018.
October 2, 2018
The government role may change as transportation systems shift their thinking from mode-centric to user-centric. Harvard’s Stephen Goldsmith recently discussed his vision for a New Mobility Operating System as part of the Volpe Center’s 2018 speaker series, Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.
September 26, 2018
During summer 2018, U.S. DOT Volpe Center engineer Alex Epstein, PhD, led a public demonstration of how to measure blind spots off of a large truck.
September 12, 2018
The market for buying freight transportation services is complex and can be challenging to forecast. There are traditional statistical forecasting models, and there are models that use artificial intelligence. MIT Center for Transportation Logistics Executive Director Chris Caplice, PhD, recently discussed how the freight transportation market works as part of the Volpe Center’s 2018 series, Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.
August 2, 2018
With support from the U.S. DOT SBIR program and the Federal Railroad Administration, GS Engineering developed and tested a system that makes accessing freight locomotives easier and safer for railroad engineers and workers.
July 24, 2018
Visitors to national parks are increasingly exploring natural and cultural resources in new ways, including through active transportation—by foot, bicycle, and other non-motorized modes. A new guidebook from the National Park Service (NPS) is helping parks, their partners, and nearby communities to meet this demand, by pursuing projects and initiatives that enhance active transportation.