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Helpful Links

Helpful Links

  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
    International organization that works to ensure public transportation is available and accessible for all Americans in communities across the country.
  • Bay Area Business Roundtable (BABRT)
    The BABRT is committed to developing strategies and pathways leading to sustainable economic improvement for unprivileged communities.
  • Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)
    The premier organization for the training, education and professional development of minority transportation professionals.
  • Construction Risk Management Portal and Library
    A web portal and library for construction risk management resources and information.
  • Electronic Fare Collection Options for Commuter Railroads: Final Report
    This September 2009 report discusses technical and institutional issues and “lessons learned” related to the implementation of automated fare collection systems on commuter railroads.
  • Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
    FTA is one of 11 operating administrations within the U.S. Department of Transportation and provides stewardship of programs totaling more than $10B to support locally planned, constructed and operated U.S. public transportation.
  • iCivilEngineer.com
    A knowledge portal specially designed for civil engineering professionals and students.
  • MAP-21 Learning Center
    Links to Congressional and stakeholder reports and summaries, USDOT Moving Ahead for Progress for the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) webpages and some articles.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Useful reference materials for transportation-related industries.
  • Society for Technical Communication (STC)
    An individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication.
  • Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)
    TCRP provides the tools you need to innovate and solve problems in the transportation industry.
  • Transit Space Race 2013
    A map of all the under construction and planned fixed guideway transit projects in the United States. These projects were gathered in 2012 from local sources including but not limited to, long range plans, discussions with local officials, and newspaper coverage. This list should be seen as a snapshot in time and not a definitive source on the subject matter.
  • Schema / Transit Patterns
    A visual application program developed by Schema that studies transit statistics across the US from 2002-2012. The app shows passenger trips for buses, streetcars, light rail and heavy rail. Schema also developed an app for the Urban Transit Challenge which shows transit patterns for three urban cities: San Francisco, Geneva and Zurich.
  • Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)
    TRIS, the largest online bibliographic database of transportation research, contains more than 650,000 records of published research covering all modes and disciplines of transportation.