Transportation Issues

Research and Educational Group

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies working together to make America's road safer.

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

Represents the interests of U.S. and Canadian motor vehicle agency administrators and law enforcement officials in the pursuit of safer North American roadways and quality driver and vehicle administration.

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

Establishes policies and procedures regarding all issues of transportation.

Association of American Railroads

Association made up of the largest railroad companies in the country. This organization produces voluntary recommendations regarding railroad safety. This site has numerous links to railroad company home pages and other railroad related issues.

Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Department of Transportation

Has extensive information regarding federal transportation and has links to all state Department of Transportation agencies involving aviation, highway, maritime and railroad. This is a comprehensive site.

Florida Department of Motor Vehicles

Maintains information regarding Florida drivers' licenses, Florida Motor Vehicles, and Florida Highway Patrol.

Highway Loss Data Institute

Gathers, processes, and publishes data on the ways in which insurance losses vary among different kinds of vehicles.

Institute of Transportation Engineers

An international educational and scientific association of transportation and traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs.

National Air Traffic Controllers Assn.

National Highway & Transportation Safety Administration

Controls automobile safety. Maintains safety records, statistics, recall information, crash test information, etc. Has an extensive database of defective vehicles.

National Transportation Safety Board

Investigates aviation and railroad accidents

Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

Safety training in regards to "Stop, Look & Listen." This organization is funded by the railroad industry.

Transportation Research Board

Provides a listing of available Transportation Research Board publications and access to U.C. Berkeley's Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH) database, the world's largest bibliographic database pertaining to intelligent transportation systems.