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Mobility on Demand Infographic

Since the 1970s, Volpe has led the evolution of innovative transportation payment sytems. From cash to smart cards to mobile apps, automated fare collection benefits travelers and cities alike. Volpe works with the transportation community to create a shared vision for multimodal payment systems...

Nominations Are Open for 2017 FHWA Awards Programs

Every two years, the Federal Highway Administration confers prestigious awards on transportation professionals in the public and private sectors who work hard to make U.S. roads safe and efficient for all drivers. Nomination deadlines are approaching for two of these three awards programs.

Investigating Wearable Sensors in Transportation Research

Small, efficient, and accurate wearable sensors have opened up new levels of data granularity for transportation researchers. The authors of a recent paper investigated the state of the practice for wearable sensors, and challenges in using them for transportation research.

Top DOT Leaders Name Winner of Innovation Challenge

Senior U.S. DOT leaders recently selected the winner of Volpe’s fourth Innovation Challenge, which encourages multidisciplinary staff teams at Volpe to develop and pitch creative ideas to improve some aspect of the transportation enterprise. The winning team receives seed funding to further...

What Volpe Talked About at TRB 2016

Volpe staff were among the 5,000 presentations and nearly 800 sessions and workshops covering all transportation modes at the Transportation Research Board’s 95th Annual Meeting recently held in Washington, D.C.