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Recap: Toward Carbon Neutral Mobility

On August 24, the U.S. DOT Volpe Center welcomed Ford Motor Company’s Tim Wallington, PhD, to its 2021 thought leadership speaker series. Wallington is a senior technical leader in research and advanced engineering in the Research and Innovation Center at the Ford Motor Company in Detroit and an...

Recap: Advancing a Just and Low-Carbon Future with Urban Electrification

On July 20, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) welcomed Dr. Marilyn Brown, Regents' and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, to its 2021 thought...

Recap: A Climate-Resilient Future Is an Equitable, Just Future

On June 8, the U.S. DOT Volpe Center welcomed Dr. Edward R. Carr of Clark University to continue its 2021 thought leadership speaker series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System. Dr. Carr is the director of Clark’s International Development, Community, and Environment...

Recap: Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System

On June 2, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) welcomed Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to kick off its 2021 thought leadership speaker series, Innovation for a Sustainable, Equitable Transportation System. Deputy...