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Advancing Safety in Our New Mobility Future

U.S. DOT is working to usher in a new era of transportation innovation and safety. “As we prepare for the future of new, emerging technologies...one of the top Department priorities is to make sure we address public concerns about safety, security, and privacy, without hampering innovation,” said Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology at U.S. DOT.

Using Crowdsourced Data to Estimate Crash Risk

Crowdsourced mobile applications are an emerging and rich source of real-time data about roadway conditions. U.S. DOT Volpe Center data experts are using these new data sources from the private sector to estimate where and when motor vehicle crashes are likely to occur.

The U.S. DOT Volpe Center's 2018 Reports

The U.S. DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center published nearly 60 reports and conference papers in 2018 spanning a breadth of transportation topics that advance U.S. DOT’s priorities: safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability. Preview and download copies of these transportation resources.

Advancing Data-Driven Decision Making in Transportation

Novel data analysis techniques are transforming mobility in the U.S. and around the world. Learn how the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is applying its unique capabilities across the data spectrum to inform decision making and improve the safety and efficiency of multimodal transportation systems.

UAS Integration Capabilities

Learn the capabilities the U.S. DOT Volpe Center brings to UAS integration in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and others.