Volpe staff were among the 5,000 presentations and nearly 800 sessions and workshops covering all transportation modes at the Transportation Research Board’s 95th Annual Meeting recently held in Washington, D.C.
Volpe published 77 reports and conference papers in 2014 spanning a myriad of transportation research topics. View the topic areas and download free copies of Volpe’s transportation resources.
Volpe develops a national model for evaluating alternative fuel transport patterns, costs, and impacts to respond to military and commercial aviation sectors' need for reliable supplies of sustainable alternative aviation fuels that can be distributed throughout supply chains in the continental...
Volpe developed a national model for evaluating fuel transport patterns, costs, and impacts to respond to military and commercial aviation sectors' need for reliable fuel supplies that can be distributed throughout supply chains in the continental United States and elsewhere.
Governor Patrick helps celebrate MassDOT and Volpe’s efforts to develop the first-ever carbon-neutral airport.
This report presents data on comparative rail energy efficiency, emerging energy efficient technologies, and alternative fuels.
This report examines the potential improvements in helicopter operations in the Gulf of Mexico due to the implementation of ADS-B. This report looks exclusively at potential fuel consumption reductions due to improved routing.
Volpe teamed up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to assess the technical feasibility and cost of reducing medium- and heavy-duty truck fuel consumption. Volpe staff conducted research on improving vehicle fuel economy, analyzing emerging technologies and...
Volpe provides informed guidance to the rail industry on cost-effective and energy-efficient advanced technology options. This guidance has promoted operational best practices to lessen fuel consumption, promote sustainable transportation, and reduce the environmental footprint of rail...
Volpe plays a key role in the Commercial Alternative Aviation Fuel Initiative (CAAFI), a multi-organizational coalition dedicated to promoting the development and deployment of safe, green alternatives to today’s jet fuels.