The Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)-Boston honored Anne Aylward, deputy director for Research and Technology at Volpe, with its 2016 Leadership Award.
April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016
A new resource coalesces insights from in-depth technology transfer publications and provides a high-level game plan for agencies looking to proactively tackle tech transfer, ensuring that research makes a real difference in the real world.
April 25, 2016
Spatial disorientation is a factor in roughly 10 percent of loss-of-control events, which are the leading cause of fatal accidents in commercial aircraft. FAA provided funding through the SBIR program to develop technology that could be used with existing simulation equipment to...
April 22, 2016
The cause of most aircraft accidents is not mechanical failures or malfunctioning equipment—it’s humans. Pilots can be their own worst enemies, but awareness of common hazardous behaviors can help reduce accidents.
April 18, 2016
In March, more than two dozen noise, emissions, and aviation experts convened at Volpe for an in-depth training on FAA's Aviation Environmental Design Tool.
March 29, 2016
As U.S. DOT celebrates Women in Transportation this month, we look back at a workshop in South Africa attended by early-career women in transportation, and toward Volpe’s upcoming work in developing nations.
March 28, 2016
For the fourth year in a row, Volpe has earned top awards for our staff’s participation in Green Streets Initiative’s Walk/Ride Day Corporate Challenge.
March 25, 2016
Through the Cambridge School Volunteers NetPals program, Volpe staff help introduce seventh-grade students to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
March 24, 2016
The international aviation community is on the cusp of certifying a first-ever carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions standard for commercial aircraft.
March 23, 2016
Through its Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Professional Capacity Building Program, U.S. DOT increases ITS and connected vehicle knowledge and skills for transportation professionals. Volpe staff support the program’s efforts to expand outreach to new audiences, helping...