The Volpe-developed SeaVision is a web-based vessel tracking and information-sharing tool that was chosen as one of three featured exhibits at Secretary of State John Kerry’s Our Ocean Conference.
December 21, 2016
December 20, 2016
The 2016 Innovation Challenge winning team, Beyond Bike/Ped Assessment, won for their unique approach for gathering information about pedestrian and bicyclist experiences using streets and public spaces.
December 20, 2016
Director Anne Aylward wishes you and your families a happy and safe holiday season from Volpe, which since 1970 has remained flexible and responsive to the needs and strategic goals of each administration, and has proudly served 8 presidents and 16 secretaries of transportation.
December 19, 2016
Volpe staff will be participating in the 2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting from January 8 through January 12.
November 28, 2016
Through U.S. DOT’s SBIR program, Mainstream Engineering Corporation developed a free vehicle-monitoring app that performs trip diagnostics that could lead to major money-saving alterations for drivers and motor carriers. Small businesses can apply for SBIR funding through the...
November 23, 2016
Fatal crashes are increasing, but nearly all of them are theoretically preventable. Volpe recently hosted NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind to talk about strategies and actions to achieve zero deaths on America’s roads.
November 21, 2016
New ridesharing technologies and transportation demand management strategies mean that how people travel to and from their college campuses may be changing. A recent report identifies innovative practices that universities have used to reduce auto traffic and parking, and...
November 8, 2016
As much as ever, transportation technologies are shaping America’s cities. Technology is changing quickly, and smart, sensible transportation is part of realizing an inclusive American dream, said Harvard University economics professor Edward Glaeser during a recent talk at Volpe.
November 1, 2016
Volpe is hiring for multiple internship and entry-level positions in a variety of transportation fields. Jobs are posted from November 1, 2016, to November 20, 2016 (or until the applicant limit is reached).
October 31, 2016
When disasters hit, the U.S. Department of Transportation deploys Volpe’s Terry Sheehan to coordinate massive transportation responsibilities that come with massive emergency response efforts. Earlier this month, Sheehan was deployed to North Carolina to coordinate evacuations...