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Ralph Volpe
Freight Technology/Operations Specialist
61 Forsyth Street, SW, Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ph: (404) 562-3637
FAX: (404) 562-3700
ralph.volpe@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1984
Joined FHWA in 2001

Education
•    MS, Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
•    BS, Logistics and Transportation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Expertise/Specialty
•    Active Transportation and Demand Management (ATDM)
•    Access Management
•    Benefit Cost Analysis
•    Bottleneck Reduction
•    Congestion Management
•    Planning for Operations
•    Organizing for Operations
•    Performance Measures and Data (Freight and Operations)
•    Freight Management
•    Truck Size and Weight Enforcement/Permits
•    Intermodal Facilities and Connectors
•    TDM Programs/Transit

Professional Associations
•    ITE
•    TRB

Professional Highlights
•    FHWA Headquarters experience as a highway system performance (HPMS) specialist for the Office of Highway Policy Information.

•    FHWA Division Office experience in both Tennessee and Georgia in key areas like statewide/metropolitan planning, project development, project delivery, innovative financing, quality/corporate/performance management, freight management, and asset management.

•    Planning and public transportation experience with the Tennessee DOT.

•    Planning and program management for a metropolitan planning organization (Louisville, KY).

•    Research associate with a university transportation center

•    Manager of a 12-county rural public transportation program in middle Tennessee

•    Certified Instructor, National Highway Institute (NHI)

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