- Intelligent Transportation Society of America
In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, serves as an international clearinghouse for information about Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). ITS comprises a number of technologies, including information processing, communications, control, and electronics, joined to save lives, time and money.
- Cyburbia: The Planning Community
Cyburbia, established in 1994, is an urban planning social/community and portal site. Cyburbia includes a busy message board, image gallery, planning-related blog feeds, a wiki, and a directory of related web sites.
- Directory of State Highway and Transportation Department Libraries
Contact information for libraries in most of U.S. States.
- Encyclopedia of Earth
A free access, expert-reviewed encyclopedia of entries about the Earth, its environments, and human interaction with the planet. Sponsored by Boston University and supported by the National Council for Science and Environment.
- FAA Training Resources and Guides
A collection of resources, including air traffic controller and flight schools, test guides, and curriculum materials.
One-stop shopping for statistics produced by United States federal agencies.
- Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library
Established in 1948, the Harmer E. Davis Transportation Library houses one of the pre-eminent transportation collections in the U.S., and is the country's oldest university transportation library.
- National Transit Database
The Federal Transit Administration's (FTA's) primary national database for statistics on the transit industry, the NTD is the system through which FTA collects uniform data needed by the Secretary of Transportation to administer department programs. The data consist of selected financial and operating data that describe public transportation characteristics.
- National Transportation Library
Repository of statistical and other materials collected from public and private organizations around the country.
- North American Transportation in Figures
Examines transportation and transportation-related passenger, freight, economic, safety, energy, environmental and demographic statistics relating to Canada, Mexico and the United States. The project is a direct result of the North American Transportation Statistics Interchange, a tripartite initiative representing the transportation and statistical agencies of Canada, Mexico and the United States. Also available en español
- Transportation Library, Northwestern University Libraries
A collection of intermodal transportation databases for transportation researchers and analysts, aimed at providing one stop shopping for transportation data and providing easy linkages across many data sets to achieve new insights.
- TRID: The TRIS and ITRD Database
World's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic resource on transportation research information. Contains records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS
) Database and OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD
- University Transit
Most large universities have either large sprawling campuses or two or more geographically separate campuses that require some form of transportation system. Such systems usually may only be used by students, faculty, employees, and visitors with passes, and are not available for use by others. This list includes those universities that have their own transportation system; those not listed generally use the local public transit system.
- United States Institutions
- Argonne Transportation Technology R & D Center
A division of Argonnne National Laboratory. Brings together scientists and engineers from many disciplines to find cost-effective solutions to transportation issues. Information about fuel cells, alternative energy vehicles, intelligent transportation systems, vehicle recycling, etc., is available at this site.
- Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Here you will find studies, databases, statistics, and more. An excellent starting point for researching transportation subjects pertaining to the United States.
- Center for Transportation Analysis
Conducts research and development on transportation energy and environmental issues, national transportation planning and policy, military transportation and logistics, and transportation systems engineering.
- Center for Transportation Research
A nationally recognized program of university research, education, and public service.
- Council of University Transportation Centers
Provides a forum for interaction between more than 50 of the largest such programs, including interaction with industry and government. An alphabetical membership
list at this site includes links to member Web sites.
- IDEA: Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis
Program funds innovative new concepts, products, or results that would accelerate the development and deployment of advanced transportation methods, processes, systems, or technology. The IDEA (Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis) program is divided into four areas: the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, the Transit program, the High-Speed Rail program, and the Safety program.
- Institute of Transportation Studies
Since 1991, the Institute has produced scholarship on applied transportation issues. The publications
section contains many full text reports from the Institute's research activities.
- Intermodal Transportation Institute
Home to the 60,000-volume historical library of the former Interstate Commerce Commission. A national center for intermodal systems planning and assessment in partnership with Mississippi State University under the 1998 TEA-21 legislation.
- National Highway Institute
NHI is part of the newly-established Office of Professional Development (OPD) of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), which reports directly to the Administrator. NHI aims to work closely with the four new Resource Centers to provide professional training to present and future members of the transportation community.
- National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The U.S. Department of Energy's premier laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research, development, and deployment.
- National Transit Institute
Created under federal legislation at Rutgers University, NJ, the mission of NTI is to promote, develop, and deliver high quality education and training for persons engaged in federal-aid transit work in order to improve public transit in the United States.
- Office of Highway Policy Information
A repository of highway information and statistics. The Office collects, analyzes and distributes highway related data from federal, state and local sources. Selected documents and periodicals are available here for your review.
- Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)
RITA is dedicated soley to the advancement of the U.S. Department of Transportation's research and innovative technology program. RITA allows the Department to more effectively coordinate and manage the Department's research portfolio and expedite implementation of cross-cutting innovative technologies.
- Southwest Region University Transportation Center
- Texas Transportation Institute
Conducts interdisciplinary and multi-modal research extending into the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, enforcement, economic, environmental, and social aspects of transportation.
- Transit Cooperative Research Program
Comprises three cooperating organizations: Federal Transit Authority (FTA); the National Academy of Sciences, acting through the Transportation Research Board (TRB); and the Transit Development Corporation, Inc. (TDC), a nonprofit educational and research organization established by the American Public Transit Association (APTA).
- Transportation Research Board: Cooperative Research Programs Division
The Cooperative Research Programs Division of the TRB
administers a number of major research programs sponsored by other organizations.
- Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TFHRC has more than 40 laboratories conducting research in the following areas: safety, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), materials technology, pavements, structures, and human factors.
- Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
An organization within the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration, dedicated to creating awareness and fostering technical, operational, and managerial innovations in the transportation system.
- International and Foreign Institutions
- FHWA International Programs
The Federal Highway Administration's Office of International Programs (OIP) works to improve the technological and institutional base of highway transportation system performance and program delivery in the United States and abroad. Goals include enabling domestic partners to gain easier access to technology, information, and markets beyond U.S. borders; facilitating international partners' access to information and contacts in the U.S. public and private sectors; and providing better access to U.S. technology and practices for developing countries and countries in transition.
- International Guide to Highway Transportation Information
A Federal Highway Administration publication that includes highway transportation libraries, information, and research centers; Web sites; document delivery vendors, lenders, and clearinghouses; bibliographic and non-bibliographic databases; and highway transportation associations, organizations, and other professional societies.
- International Transport Forum
The International Transport Forum at the OECD is an intergovernmental organization that acts as a strategic think tank for transport policy and organizes an annual summit of ministers. Their goal is to help shape the transport policy agenda on a global level and ensure that it contributes to economic growth, environmental protection, social inclusion, and the preservation of human life and well-being.
- International Transportation
- Transportation Association of Canada
Forum for government and industry members to discuss transportation issues and concerns. Serves as a center for technical excellence in surface transportation infrastructure.
- Transport Canada Library Services
The homepage of Transport Canada, a Federal agency based in Ottawa. The online catalog contains references to more than 100,000 books and technical reports on transportation and related topics.
- WHO/Europe | Transport and Health
WHO/Europe helps countries define and manage mobility policies that benefit health by developing methods and tools to assess the health impact of transport; promotes a sustainable transport for health and the environment through an integrated approach, which prevents and reduces the health effects associated with unsustainable transport patterns; helps its member states fully to consider transport policies’ implications for health, the environment and sustainable development by developing methods and tools for health impact assessment to support the adoption and enforcement of mobility policies beneficial to health; and promotes policies for sustainable transport and healthy transport modes.
- World Bank: Transport
The World Bank is involved in lending to developing nations for construction of transportation infrastructures. It also tracks privatization of public sector transportation services.
- World Road Association—PIARC
PIARC aspires to be the world leader in the exchange of knowledge on roads and road transport policy and practices within an integrated sustainable transport context. The road system plays a vital role in the performance of economies, in the social functioning of communities, and in achieving effective land use and regional development. The benefit of PIARC's activity will be reflected in more efficient road administrations, an improved contribution of road transport to the wider economy in an integrated transport system, safer transport, and a more harmonious relationship among road transport, transport users, the environment, and society.