To better understand transportation sound levels, a Volpe Center team developed a simplified noise modeling tool for the Bureau of Transportation Statistics that makes it easy to track trends in noise levels over time. The tool was released on March 21.
Edited by Volpe’s Dr. Stephen Popkin, a new book by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society provides policy makers, practitioners, and researchers with real-world, practical guidance for addressing worker fatigue and transportation safety.
A new report geared toward state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) provides a framework for DOTs to integrate public health considerations into their transportation planning and decision making.
If you build integrated walking and bicycling networks into a community’s transportation system, will people use it?
That’s what Congress wanted to know nearly a decade ago when it established the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP). Through NTPP, the Federal Highway...
Volpe environmental planners supported FHWA and numerous other agencies to create models of collaboration in Cape Cod and Central New Mexico that address climate change through an integrated scenario planning process in transportation and land use plans.
Working to accelerate and expand the national deployment of safety-critical programs.
Emil Frankel shared his insight on the significant reforms emerging from MAP-21.
The need for improved traffic incident management is urgent. Each year, dozens of emergency responders, highway workers, and tow operators are killed while responding to traffic incidents; countless more are injured or experience near-miss situations. Moving traffic threatens the safety of first...