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, which are essential for seamless travel and smart cities. View this infographic to learn how smart technology is enhancing transit planning and payment.
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.
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 supports the Federal Railroad Administration’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) multi-state planning and environmental efforts, known as NEC FUTURE.
Tackling complex, large-scale infrastructure upgrades at air traffic facilities in support of NextGen.
A presentation by William Lyons, principal technical advisor for transportation planning at Volpe, explaining the challenges associated with transportation planning for megaregions.
Volpe provides program support to the Federal Highway Adminstration’s (FHWA) Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program.