Scott Gabree, PhD, received the Future Generations Award from the DuPage Railroad Safety Council for his work in rail suicide prevention. Gabree and his Volpe Center team are working with FRA and with rail carriers from around the world to examine why rail suicides occur, and identify and implement ways to prevent them.
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February 25, 2019
The U.S. is a leader in developing supersonic flight technology, and Volpe Center noise experts are helping build confidence in low-boom flight technologies through sonic boom measurement, modeling, and minimization.
January 30, 2019
Annual Accomplishments highlights some of our best work of 2018 and underscores our sustained support to U.S. DOT and other key partners.
January 29, 2019
Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics, held from June to October 2018, convened distinguished experts in government innovation, vehicle automation, and logistics to consider the promise and potential of recent breakthroughs in machine learning and data analysis.
December 7, 2018
A Federal Highway Administration evaluation finds that precast concrete pavement can deliver benefits in reduced traffic disruption and lower maintenance costs.
November 14, 2018
Self-driving cars could free up two weeks every year for the average driver, according to Chris Urmson, co-founder and CEO of Aurora, who delivered the final talk as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series.
Cities Around the Country Are Piloting Low-Speed Automated Shuttles. This Is the State of the Practice.
November 1, 2018
Automated vehicle innovations are enabling novel vehicles classes, such as low-speed automated shuttles. This is the state of the practice.
October 29, 2018
The Volpe Center is recruiting talented and diverse individuals to fill internship positions in a variety of fields. The summer 2019 internships are open October 29 to November 12, 2018, or until the applicant limit is reached.
October 24, 2018
Kirk T. Steudle, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, disucssed a state government perspective on transformational technologies as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s speaker series Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.
A Conversation on Artificial Intelligence in Transportation with Kyle Vogt and U.S. DOT Under Secretary Derek Kan
October 12, 2018
Kyle Vogt, founder and CEO of Cruise Automation, Inc., and Derek Kan, U.S. DOT Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series on October 4, 2018.