Government or Related Transportation Websites
Web LinksFederal, state, and local government transportation websites, including government-funded institutions such as the Transportation Research Board, and Councils of Governments.
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1   Link   University of California Transportation Center
Academic institute studying transportation issues, located on the University of California, Berkeley (UCB)campus. UCB was the home of Melvin Webber, transportation scholar and the "original" academic BART critic.
2   Link   Mineta Transportation Institute - San Jose State University
"MTI conducts research, education, and information and technology transfer activities focusing on ...policy and management topics and issues...[based on] the theme: “Transportation Policy Research & Transportation Management.”
3   Link   Texas Transportation Institute - Texas A&M
"TTI's program of practical, applied research helps hundreds of sponsors address a range of transportation challenges." Home of the widely-cited "Urban Mobility Report" calculating congestion and its costs in U.S. urban areas.
4   Link   Transportation Research Board (TRB)
"The mission of the Transportation Research Board—one of six major divisions of the [Federally-funded] National Research Council—is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research."
5   Link   Center for Transportation Studies - Portland (OR) State University
"Social, environmental and technological trends must be anticipated and incorporated into a "smart" transportation system in order to ensure resource preservation and enhancement of the region's economic productivity." Based in Portland, OR.
6   Link   Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) S.F. Bay Area
"Created by the state Legislature in 1970 (California Government Code § 66500 et seq.), the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is the transportation planning, coordinating and financing agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area."
7   Link   Sacramento [CA] Area Council of Goverments (SACOG)
"SACOG is an association of local governments in the six-county Sacramento Region. Its members include the counties of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba as well as 22 cities." SACOG is a regional planning agency.