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April 19, 2016
As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, Volpe team members working on emerging transportation issues delivered a series of short talks, followed by a tour of Volpe's simulators.
April 7, 2016
Exciting opportunities are available to join the U.S. DOT team of talented professionals who resolve real-world transportation problems. Learn more and apply.
Between Public and Private Mobility: Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled Transportation Services
December 11, 2015
TRB Executive Director Neil Pedersen discussed a new study that addresses a number of policy issues associated with technology-enabled transportation services, such as car-sharing and bike-sharing microtransit services, and transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft.
December 1, 2015
Eventually, self-driving vehicles will reshape the way we live in, and move through, our communities and cities. During this talk, Director of Google's Self-Driving Car Program Chris Urmson shared some fun stories and lessons, along with Google’s vision for how these vehicles will become a reality.
November 24, 2015
NYU Senior Research Scientist Anthony Townsend highlighted key findings from an alternative futures scenario exercise and explored how mobility and land use patterns could shift in U.S. metropolitan areas over the coming decades.
November 17, 2015
Ken Gabriel, president and CEO of Draper, explored what innovation can look like in a time when the infusion of new technologies into our transportation systems is on the rise and increasing in pace.
November 12, 2015
From car-sharing programs, to autonomous vehicles, to other groundbreaking technological advances, the next 30 years are going to bring a transformational change to the auto industry. GM's Harry Lightsey shared the industry perspective on where we've been, and where we are going.
November 5, 2015
What reductions can we realistically, over time, expect? As yet, there are only a few inherently promising options. How can we cut through the hype and use the resources we have to best effect? Dr. John B. Heywood discussed these big questions during Volpe's newest thought leadership series.
October 21, 2015
U.S. DOT will host a pre-proposal webinar for the 16.1 SBIR Solicitation on October 21, 2015, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (ET). Anyone interested in applying is urged to attend this webinar, which will provide information on the application process and featured solicitation topics.