|The John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) is a Federal fee-for-service organization within the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) of the Department of Transportation (DOT). This contract vehicle provides technical research and analysis services at the Volpe Center in order to improve the nation’s transportation systems in partnership with sponsoring agencies. EES is a member of CSC’s Team for the Traffic Management Infrastructure Systems (TMIS) Program. The Volpe Center’s programmatic activities for TMIS fall primarily in the area of transportation infrastructure; the foundation of facilities, equipment, and related services needed for the safe and secure movement of goods and people. Support under this contract may address all transportation modes – air, surface, marine, and potentially space. Aviation is the predominant support area, specifically in support of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) which will leverage new technologies to transform the National Airspace System (NAS) into a safer, more secure system while improving the capacity of air transportation systems.