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A Look Back on 2016 with Volpe’s Annual Accomplishments

Each year, Volpe collaborates with the U.S. Department of Transportation, other federal agencies, and the broader transportation community on hundreds of projects that shape how people and goods move throughout the U.S. and abroad. Our Annual Accomplishments report highlights some of Volpe’s...

Quantifying the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations

Two recent benefit-cost analyses are helping form the foundation for smart decisions about proposed crosswalk infrastructure for people with disabilities and expanded use of excess flow valves, which halt the flow of gas if there is a pipe break or rupture. 

Side Guards Safety Work Nets National Tech Transfer Award

A Volpe team that investigated and promoted life-saving truck side guards in partnership with Boston, New York, Cambridge, and San Francisco won a national 2016 Federal Laboratory Consortium Excellence in Technology Transfer award.