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MIT’s Joseph Coughlin to Discuss Mobility and Aging This Week at the U.S. DOT’s Volpe Center

Posted by U.S. DOT’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

The U.S. DOT’s Volpe Center will welcome Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, founder and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Age Lab, on December 13 at noon ET as part of its speaker series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System continues the U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s long history of convening thought leaders, decision makers, and stakeholders from across the global transportation enterprise to anticipate future transportation issues, generate fresh approaches to emerging issues, anticipate transportation trends, and inform decision making.

As the private sector drives innovation across all modes, there is potential for dramatic impacts on the safety and efficiency of the future transportation system and the composition of the nation’s transportation workforce.

The Volpe Center has a long tradition of facilitating knowledge exchanges across the transportation community by bringing together Volpe experts, government officials, prominent academics, and forward-thinking industry and non-profit leaders to discuss fresh approaches to emerging transportation challenges.

Register now to join Joseph F. Coughlin of the MIT AgeLab on December 13, by webinar or in person, at the U.S. DOT’s Volpe Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Read recap articles and videos from these distinguished thinkers who have joined the Volpe Center’s Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System speaker series:

How Much Time Do Americans Spend Behind the Wheel?

Don Pickrell

Chief Economist

U.S. DOT’s Volpe Center

Leveraging the Infrastructure Above our Heads and the Emergent eVTOL Market

Carl C. Dietrich

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer