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General Stephen R. Lyons, U.S. TRANSCOM

From flying taxis to delivery robots to micromobility—think shared bikes and scooters—transportation is evolving fast. How people and goods move will look starkly different in just a few years. American ingenuity is once again transforming how we travel and how we connect commerce. Our New Mobility Future will explore the promise and pitfalls of our new mobility future—and to discuss how we’re going to get there.

General Stephen R. Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command, will speak on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 12 p.m. (ET).

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00pm

Beyond Big Data to Useful Data

Laura Schewel, founder and chief executive officer of StreetLight Data, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Our New Mobility Future series. “All of this data is out there, but that is not useful big data.  You can’t make a policy about that road based on that data…you have to turn that data into something useful,” Schewel said. 

Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

“Our Shared Transportation Future” with General Darren W. McDew

General McDew commands USTRANSCOM, which delivers global defense logistics anyplace, anytime, and for however long is needed. He recently came to Volpe to discuss the nation’s most pressing military and civilian transportation challenges, and the new thinking required for new solutions.

Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

What Transportation Planners Can Learn About Ridesharing from College Campuses

New ridesharing technologies and transportation demand management strategies mean that how people travel to and from their college campuses may be changing. A recent report identifies innovative practices that universities have used to reduce auto traffic and parking, and discusses how those practices can be used by state, regional, and local transportation agencies.

Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Monday, November 21, 2016

Reimagining Transportation from the Internet Up with Dan Doctoroff

The biggest revolutions over the past two centuries in urban environments have happened where technologies meet city life, said Sidewalk Labs Chairman and CEO Daniel Doctoroff, who spoke recently at Volpe. Now, he believes, we are on the verge of the fourth technological revolution in cities.

Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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