INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING
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Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Databases, national survey information, other transportation statistics.
Federal Highway Administration
Main federal highway site, with press releases, policy papers
FHWA Expertise Locator
Phone numbers and e-mails of FHWA experts, sorted by topic.
FHWA Midwestern Resource Center
Phone numbers and e-mails of FHWA regional officials and experts.
National Traffic and Road Closures
Map-based data on current projects and problems affecting roads.
National Transportation Library
Huge searchable database of transportation research, plus reference
Transportation Research Board
Part of the National Research Council of the National Academy
of Sciences, doing research on transportation issues.
U.S. Department of Transportation
Searchable site with links to state DOTs.
American Association of State Highway and Transportation
AASHTO represents highway and transportation departments in all
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Lobby group for the transportation construction industry.
American Society of Civil Engineers
Represents more than 125,000 members of the civil engineering
American Traffic Safety Services Association
Trade association represents the traffic control and roadway
A magazine for government/contractor highway project teams. Has
an inventory of deficient bridges by state, plus an article index.
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Membership group for traffic engineers, transportation planners
and other professionals.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
Advocacy group promotes transportation policy that is pro-environment
and conserves energy.
The Road Information Program (TRIP)
Non-profit research group supports highway improvements.