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Title: John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Url: http://www.volpe.dot.gov/
Publisher: John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (U.S.)
United States. Dept. of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration
Description: Named after former U.S. Secretary of Transportation John A. Volpe, the Volpe National Transportation Center was founded in 1970. The Center is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and its mission is "to provide analytical, scientific, and engineering support to the U.S. Department of Transportation." The materials on their site are divided into five areas, including "Centers of Innovation", "Information Resources", and "Business with Volpe". It the "Centers of Innovation" section, visitors can learn about their work with partners on freight logistics, safety management systems, and advanced vehicle and information network systems. Moving on, the "Special Features" area includes their annual report and information on their outreach efforts throughout the local community and Massachusetts. Finally, visitors can also learn about careers at Volpe, and also sign up to receive their newsletter.
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Research
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Transportation engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Key Concept: Transportation engineering
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-13 11:32:17 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-13 11:41:28 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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