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Welcome to the US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) represent the convergence of advanced technologies with current forms of transportation. The result, according to the US Department of Transportation, will be safer, more efficient traveling for the private and commercial sectors. This site focuses mainly on ground transportation, including cars, trucks, and trains in both metropolitan and rural areas. One...

https://www.its.dot.gov/
National Transportation Statistics 2001

Released in July 2002, this 431-page document prepared by the United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics contains almost every piece of aggregate data on transportation imaginable. While going through the entire document may be a challenge, the report is divided into more readily digestible sections such as Transportation System, Transportation Safety, and Transportation and the Economy....

https://www.bts.gov/archive/publications/national_transporta...
Traffic Problems Continue to Grow Around the United States

As the number of miles logged on the US Interstate Highway System continued to increase dramatically over the past decade, many major metropolitan areas have seen traffic and commuting times grow rapidly. Certain cities, such as Atlanta (among others), are having particularly difficult coping with this problem, as they have little or no effective means of public transportation. To address these...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/1018
Reconsidering California Transport Policies: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in an Uncertain Future

Over the past decade, the state of California has set aggressive greenhouse gas emissions targets across all sectors of the economy. The first major target occurs in 2020, when the state hopes to have reduced statewide greenhouse gas emission from their current levels to 1990 levels. This 320-page paper from RAND researcher Ryan Keefe takes a critical look at the policies adopted by California in...

https://www.rand.org/pubs/rgs_dissertations/RGSD292.html
Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center

Based at the Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC)is "a national leader in the research and development of innovative transportation policy." The VTC brings together a range of scholars from a number of academic disciplines, including the National Transit Institute, which was created by Congress in 1992 to...

http://vtc.rutgers.edu/
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Federal Highway Administration: Transportation Policy Studies

The mission of the Federal Highway Administration's Transportation Policy Studies center is to conduct research to foster innovative transportation policy and legislative initiatives. This work invokes policy analysis, strategic planning, and the creation of sophisticated analytical tools. On the site, visitors can look over program areas, which include General Policy Analysis, Strategic...

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/otps/