Under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) serves as a federal resource providing world-renowned, multidisciplinary, and multimodal transportation expertise to the U.S. DOT, the Office of the Secretary, and external organizations.
The Volpe Center’s mission is to advance transportation innovation for the public good. Through extensive cross-modal partnerships, the Volpe Center creates innovative solutions that advance national and international transportation systems by emphasizing safety, infrastructure, innovation, and accountability.
For almost 50-years, the Volpe Center has excelled at anticipating emerging issues and objectively addressing the most complex challenges.