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Driving Innovation Trusted to lead the development and deployment of numerous large-scale transportation research projects

Transportation Solutions

From positive train control to Smart City solutions, our work has been driving innovation for highway, transit, rail, aviation and maritime transit for nearly 50 years. That’s why we’ve been trusted to lead the development and deployment of numerous large-scale transportation research projects for the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Department of Homeland Security and a variety of state and local agencies and commercial organizations.


Our transportation experts can help solve technology challenges, plan, design and engineer safe and innovative transportation advancements, and help you assess the safety of existing systems.

See how Battelle can solve your transportation challenges.
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Our strategy lies in the application of rigorous system engineering principles supported by deep expertise, state-of-the-art software applications and an approach that incorporates human factors and policy implications along with technology.


Human Factors Research
Battelle’s Center for Human Performance and Safety provides a human-centered approach to development and evaluation of programs, systems and products. We apply human factors, behavioral science and engineering tools and techniques to address the needs and requirements of users, operators and maintainers in the transportation field. Learn more

Rail Safety
Battelle’s in-depth knowledge of the rail industry and proven track record in safety-critical design and complex analytics consistently makes us the first choice to address pressing challenges. Our solutions meet the demands for increased scrutiny on safety due to rail accidents, the evolving technology of advanced train control systems and performance-based safety rules. Learn more

Smart City Solutions
Battelle brings together subject matter expertise across a range of disciplines to address real challenges for citizens, municipalities, businesses and the environment. Our experts provide strategic planning, implementation, human design, management, oversight, analysis and technology development support for city planners, technology developers and policymakers working toward Smart City applications. Learn more. 


Our systems are already enabling:
  • Reduced crash rates, injuries and deaths
  • Traffic, weather and emergency warnings
  • Route planning for optimal driving and fuel efficiency
  • Traffic pattern and transportation system planning
  • Reduced environmental impact