What Blockchains Could Mean for Government and Transportation Operations
This report from the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is a high-level primer that covers blockchain technology basics; how smart contracts work; potential and current applications in government and transportation; challenges to widespread implementation; and blockchain initiatives in transportation and government.
Annual Accomplishments: January 2018
This document highlights some of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s best work from 2017. Carried out with U.S. DOT and other partners in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, these programs and initiatives advance U.S. DOT’s strategic goals of safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center, at a Glance:
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s extensive cross-modal partnerships have led to innovative solutions that have advanced national and global transportation systems. As a federal partner in advancing U.S. DOT initiatives, the Volpe Center draws on its multimodal, multidisciplinary expertise to support U.S. DOT’s priorities. See Volpe at a glance.
A Partner in Laying the Foundation for the Aviation System of the Future
In partnership with FAA and other key stakeholders, the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is applying its expertise in safety management systems, engineering, operations, human factors, and environmental and energy technologies to help design, develop, and deploy the future air traffic management system.
How to Start Work with Volpe (Brochure)
Instructions for starting work with the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration.
Volpe's infographics bring research to life, telling stories through statistics to demonstrate the real-world impacts of our work. View our infographics on wake turbulence, rail safety, crash avoidance, and other topics to learn more.
DOT’s Volpe Center and the Department of Defense: A Successful Partnership
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have a long-standing memorandum of understanding that encourages all DoD commands and organizations to leverage the Volpe Center’s world-renowned, multidisciplinary expertise in all modes of transportation. Find out how Volpe has provided essential support to DoD for nearly 50 years.
Volpe's 2016 Annual Accomplishments
This document highlights some of Volpe’s best work of 2016 and is illustrative of our sustained impact on making the transportation system resilient, sustainable, safer, more efficient, and globally competitive.
Volpe's 2015 Annual Accomplishments
This document highlights Volpe’s best work of 2015. The major project milestones, achievements, and thought leadership initiatives showcased here are helping guide America’s current and future transportation system.
Big Data Analytics: Driving Value Beyond the Hype - Roundtable Summary
Volpe and the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, co-hosted a roundtable of experts to discuss the topic of big data explosion.
Final Report: Beyond Bouncing Back
The U.S. DOT Volpe Center hosted a roundtable of experts to explore resiliency in the context of challenges facing the nation's transportation system.
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Updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2018