Sarah Kaufman, Associate Director of the New York University (NYU) Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, spoke at the Volpe Center on September 19 about "An Inclusive Vision of Intelligent Transportation.”
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...
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.
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.
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...
The U.S. foreign aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation contracted with Volpe to help assess the feasibility of an alternate route to points north in Liberia's largest port and other transportation options.
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.
A report by FHWA and Volpe highlights noteworthy practices from metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) working with emerging megaregions in mind.
A new handbook from the Federal Highway Administration and Volpe encourages state leadership on pedestrian and bike planning and provides a roadmap for improving or creating new programs.
An FHWA report written by Volpe highlights how metropolitan planning organizations can link economic development and multimodal transportation planning.