Anne Aylward is Volpe’s New Director and the First Woman to Hold the Position

“The reason Volpe has been so consistent for over 45 years as a leading global transportation research center is the quality of our people,” Aylward said. “Our extraordinary work, across modes and on behalf of the entire transportation community, comes back to the dedication of our staff. It is an honor for me to now have the opportunity to lead them, and to craft a 21st century vision for Volpe.”
As Volpe director, Aylward will continue to develop business opportunities; sustain relationships with key transportation stakeholders within government, industry and academia; and ensure that Volpe staff deliver innovative solutions to challenging transportation problems.