Edward Glaeser, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, spoke at Volpe as part of the series The Future of Transportation.
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October 24, 2016
U.S. DOT's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awards contracts to small businesses to pursue research on and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges. The SBIR 17.1 solicitation opens on October 19 and closes on December 21. Join the pre-proposal webinar to learn more about the application process and featured solicitation topics.
October 21, 2016
Imagine you lived in a city completely wired for connectivity, with comprehensive data about where people want to go. How would you use this insight to reimagine a transportation system that's more affordable, equitable, and efficient? Daniel Doctoroff, chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, explored this question.
October 6, 2016
Can the federal government possibly keep pace with private-sector innovators? In this talk, U.S. DOT Chief Innovation Officer Chris Gerdes discussed prototyping as a technique for rapid learning and described a number of ways in which U.S. DOT is harnessing this approach to improve safety and provide opportunity.
September 29, 2016
Dr. Austin Brown, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, moderated a joint panel on urban mobility with Robin Chase and Anthony Townsend.
September 23, 2016
Ben Hecht, president and CEO of Living Cities, spoke as part of Volpe's series "The Future of Transportation: Safety, Opportunity, and Innovation."
September 13, 2016
Volpe is hosting its annual Cybersecurity Conference & Expo. This annual event features guest speakers from government agencies and private industry to discuss current cyber threats and best practices to combat them.
Webinar: Ridesharing, Technology, and TDM in Campus Transportation: Lessons for Statewide and Metropolitan Planning
September 8, 2016
FHWA, Volpe, and MIT will present an overview of research findings and highlights from an MIT case study on their experience with incorporating ridesharing technology and innovative transportation demand management practices on university campuses.
September 8, 2016
Jeff Risom, partner and managing director at Gehl Studio, spoke as part of Volpe's series "The Future of Transportation: Safety, Opportunity, and Innovation."