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Volpe Transportation Colloquia

Transportation Colloquia: Transportation Safety in the Digital Age, Roundtable 2: Intended and Unintended Consequences

Multiple Speakers

Increasingly humans are being asked to interact with automation in complex transportation system management and control functions ranging from air traffic management to unmanned aviation systems, positive train control systems, motor vehicle dashboards, and ship control systems. This roundtable will help deepen our understanding of human-machine interactions in transportation system design and operation.

Transportation Colloquia: Transportation Safety in the Digital Age, Roundtable 1: Age-Correlated Operator Performance: Lessons and Insights from Automobile Drivers

Multiple Speakers

Limitations or failures in human performance cause as many as 85% of transportation-related deaths. Among a host of emerging issues in this area, the topic of performance limitations of inexperienced and aging drivers is increasingly demanding attention on a national level.

Transportation Colloquia: Big Data Analytics: Driving Value Beyond the Hype

Multiple Speakers

We are in the midst of a Big Data explosion, in volume and velocity. The challenges for Federal agencies, industry, and other organizations are to figure out how to manage and analyze Big Data to create value, increase accurate predictions, and provide approaches that drive sound decision making.