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    Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile.

  2. Surface Transportation Policy Project x
    Proponents of smart growth. Includes the latest transportation and quality of life campaign reports.

  3. American Public Transportation Association x
    APTA's mission is to serve and represent its members in making public transportation an effective path to economic opportunity, personal mobility, and improving the quality of life through partnerships, communication, technology, and advocacy.

  4. Community Transportation Association of America x
    CTAA is an association of organizations and individuals committed to improving mobility for all people.

  5. Rails to Trails x
    Non-profit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America's environment, economy, neighborhoods and people.

  6. Alternative Fuels Data Center x
    Provides information on alternative fuel vehicles, refueling sites, a fleet buyer's guide and other information.

  7. Federal Transit Administration x
    Includes information on the FTA's strategic plan and research, as well as links to several FTA public transportation programs.

  8. Institute of Transportation Studies x
    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading centers for transportation research, education and scholarship

  9. National Center for Walking and Biking x
    The electronic information center for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy and policy.

  10. American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) x
    An organization advocating federal investment in the nation's transportation infrastructure to meet public demand for a safe and efficient business transportation network.

  11. Urban Land Institute x
    The ULI tackles such issues as traffic and land use, parking, transit villages and other transportation issues, both public and private.

  12. Advanced Transit Association x
    ATRA works to focus attention on yet to be met urban transportation needs and the ways in which advanced transit concepts can help satisfy them.

  13. Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways x
    PATH's mission: applying advanced technology to increase highway capacity and safety, and to reduce traffic congestion, air pollution, and energy consumption.

  14. U.S. Department of Transportation x
    Official site of the U.S. DOT.

  15. Center for Urban Transportation Research x
    A nationally recognized program serving as an important resource for policy makers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public.

  16. National Transportation Library x
    A virtual library for the transportation community.

  17. ITS America x
    Fosters public/private partnerships to increase the safety and efficiency of surface transportation through the application of advanced technologies.

  18. Northeast Advanced Vehicle Consortium x
    The principle multi-state, non-profit funding mechanism for advanced transportation research, technology development and demonstration in the region.

  19. American Planning Association x
    The objective of the Association is to encourage planning that will contribute to public well-being by developing communities and environments that meet the needs of people and society more effectively.

  20. Transportation Association of Canada x
    A non-profit association of government and industry members which acts as a neutral forum for the discussion of transportation issues and concerns.

  21. Sierra Club x
    The Sierra Club encourages public transit and pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly neighborhoods.

  22. Space Transportation - Marshall Space Flight Center x
    The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, leads NASA's initiatives to dramatically improve access to space. Marshall is NASA's Lead Center for Space Transportation Systems Development and the Center of Excellence for Space Propulsion.

  23. Metro Magazine x
    Latest public transit news, with classifieds, web resources, TEA-21 FAQ and more.

  24. National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology x
    "Developing, evaluating and marketing technology products to improve our transportation system."

  25. TEA-21 x
    The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century was enacted June 9, 1998 as Public Law 105-178. TEA-21 authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit for the 6-year period 1998-2003.

  26. CAT (Coalition for Appropriate Transportation) x
    An environmental and educational charity working to improve transportation choices and reduce pollution.

  27. Association for Commuter Transportation x
    ACT serves as an information resource, provides advocacy on transportation issues involving commuter alternatives, and offers networking and professional development opportunities to its members.

  28. Transport Web x
    An information service for the transportation industry.

  29. Electric Vehicle Progress x
    For almost two decades, Electric Vehicle Progress has been the source of news, data and analysis of the electric and hybrid vehicle industry.

  30. Transit Cooperative Research Program x
    The Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) serves as one of the principal means by which the transit industry can develop innovative near-term solutions to meet demands placed on it.

  31. Bikes on Transit x
    Bike trail information from all 50 states.

  32. Bureau of Transportation Statistics x
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.

  33. Argonne National Laboratory x
    Argonne National Laboratory is developing technologies that will help make advanced vehicles a reality

  34. Center for Transportation Excellence x
    Serves communities throughout the United States by providing materials, strategies and other forms of support.

  35. Bicycling Life x
    A web-site for everyday bicyclists.

  36. Eno Transportation Foundation x
    Operates several education study programs dedicated to transportation improvement.

  37. Electric Transit Vehicle Institute x
    Latest news, technology reports, research and more concerning electric public transportation.

  38. Dollars and Sense x
    The U.S. government's economic case for public transportation in America.

  39. Electric Drive Transportation Association x
    EVAA is the industry association working to advance electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure through policy, information and market development in the United States.

  40. Auto-Free Ottawa x
    One of the many active transportation groups in Ottawa who believe automobile culture is the "most pervasive negative influence on the quality of lives."

  41. Bicycle Transportation Systems, Inc. x
    The Future of Mass Transportation. BTS's Transglide 2000 bicycle transit system increases urban mobility at a fraction of the costs of traditional modes of urban mass transportation.

  42. High Speed Ground Transportation Association x
    "This association provides connections to government and industry professionals interested in the application of advanced high-speed ground technologies."

  43. Intelligent Transportation Systems x
    Promotes the implementation of a technically integrated and jurisdictionally coordinated transportation system across the country.

  44. American Assoc. of State Highway and Transportation Officials x
    AASHTO vows to serve Member Departments, U.S. Dept. of Transportation and Congress by providing leadership, technical services, information and advice as well as by contributing to national policy on transportation issues.

  45. Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations x
    Serves the needs and interests of MPOs nationwide, which has the responsibility of planning, programming and coordinating federal highway and transit investments.

  46. Transit-Focused Development x
    Provides public transportation development plans for 22 North American cities.

  47. Sound Transit Online x
    Learn about this innovative system that includes a mix of rail, regional bus routes and new transit facilities.

  48. American Trusking Associations: GreenTruck x
    GreenTruck provides environmental information about environmental repair and maintainace requirements.

  49. TranSource: Transportation Environmental Resource Center x
    Simple environmental solutions for the complicated transportation industry.

  50. TransCycle x
    TransCycle advocates a green approach to the world's transportation problems. It looks at methods of transportation that have a minimum impact on the environment, in terms of the consumption of raw materials, pollution and safety.

  51. Village Technology x
    "Urban design and planning for livable downtowns."

  52. Perils for Pedestrians x
    A monthly television series promoting awareness of safety issues for those who walk.

  53. Transportation Research Board x
    The Board's mission is to promote innovation and progress in transportation by stimulating and conducting research, facilitating the dissemination of information, and encouraging the implementation of research results.

  54. Institute for Transportation Research and Education x
    ITRE conducts research, education, and technical assistance projects on a wide variety of surface transportation issues.

  55. TransWeb x
    TransWeb functions as a repository for important transportation information and is a gateway to valuable resources worldwide.

  56. National Personal Transportation Survey x
    "The NPTS data provide the only authoritative source for the characteristics of personal travel, particularly as linked to the demographics of the traveler, for the nation. These data allow analysis of trends in travel and the relative use of different modes of transportation."

  57. Urban Transport News x
    "Your complete executive briefing on trends shaping the mass transit industry."

  58. Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) x
    The Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) is a multi-year, multi-agency program to develop new travel demand modeling procedures which accurately and reliably forecast travel for a broad range of modes, policy actions and operational conditions.

  59. Amalgamated Transit Union x
    The ATU includes bus, subway, light rail and ferry operators, clerks, baggage handlers, mechanics and others in the urban transit, over-the-road, and school bus industries, as well as paratransit personnel, emergency medical technicians, clerical personnel, and municipal workers.

  60. NRDC--Break the Chain x
    Mobilizes Americans to break the chain of U.S. dependence on oil.

  61. Bikesummer x
    Information on the yearly Bicycle love-in, being held this year in Vancouver.

  62. Transportation Alternatives x
    Transportation Alternatives is a member-supported New York City-area citizens group working for better bicycling, walking and public transit, and fewer cars.

  63. EcoIQ Magazine x
    A quarterly journal dedicated to building sustainable communities.

  64. Institute of Transportation Studies x
    Serves the needs of society by organizing and conducting multi disciplinary research on emerging and important transportation issues, disseminating this research through conferences and scholarly publications, and enhancing the quality and breadth of transportation education.

  65. Better Environmentally Sound Transportation x
    Our programs encourage and motivate people to cycle, walk, carpool, and use public transit more often.

  66. Federal Railroad Administration x
    Provides the latest research and development news on the rail industry.

  67. FTA Links x
    Directory of transit resources available online.

  68. Commuter Check x
    Their mission is to make employer-provided mass transit fare subsidies a widespread employee benefit.

  69. Victoria Transport Policy Institute x
    Dedicated to innovative research and analysis in order to develop practical tools for incorporating social and environmental values into transportation decision making.

  70. Light Rail Central x
    Working for the advancement of the lightrail industry throughout North America.

  71. UrbanRail x
    UrbanRail takes you on a ride on the world's subway, underground, metro, tunnelbana, U-Bahn and other urban mass transit systems.

  72. Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition x
    A national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable natural gas vehicle market.

  73. The Slower Speeds Initiative x
    Slower Speeds Initiative research shows speed reduction the single most effective measure to cut carbon emissions from road transport now.

  74. The Planners Network x
    The Planners Network is an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in our political and economic system.

  75. National Transit Institute x
    NTI develops and delivers training and education programs for the public transit industry.

  76. UK Public Transport Information x
    Covering all travel by rail, air, coach, bus, ferry, metro and tram within the UK, (including the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland) and between the UK and Ireland.

  77. Transportation Research Board x
    Transportation news and articles.

  78. The Transportation Choices Coalition x
    The Transportation Choices Coalition wants a better quality of life for the people of Washington State, including clean air and clean water, more parks, and vibrant and healthy communities.

  79. Environemtal Law and Policy Center x
    ELPC is working with other environmental organizations around the region to develop sustainable transportation systems that enhance, not entrap, life in our cities and rural areas.

  80. Transit Standards Consortium x
    The TSC facilitates the development of all transit standards, and follow up development with standards testing, maintenance, education and training.

  81. Transportation Technology Center x
    A "solution providing organization" in the research, development, and evaluation testing of transportation and non-transportation systems around the world.

  82. Urban Ecology x
    Transportation principle: "Revise transportation priorities to favor foot, bicycle, cart and transit over autos, and to emphasize 'access by proximity.'"

  83. Center for Urban Transportation Studies x
    Researches land use, transit, travel forecasting and other topics related to urban planning and sustainable growth.

  84. Bicycle Fixation x
    "For the practical and passionate is about urban bicycling & culture; sprawl & suburbs; sustainability; politics, paradigms, place; and planetary community."

  85. TransNow x
    One of ten regional research and educational centers of the National Transportation Centers Program (UTCP).

  86. Innovative Transportation Technologies x
    Provides information about unconventional, innovative transportation technologies.

  87. Routes International x
    Routes International serves as a gateway to transporting people by any mode worldwide

  88. Human Powered Transportation Committee x
    Working to advance human powered transportation, such as walking and bicycling, via sound engineering and planning.

  89. Bicycle Alliance of Washington x
    "More People Riding Bikes More Often."

  90. Garrett A. Morgan Program x
    Acts as a catalyst to enhance transportation education at all levels.

  91. Transport Canada x
    An organization dedicated to developing and administering policies, regulations, and services for the best possible transportation system for Canada and Canadians.

  92. Project Action x
    Project ACTION promotes cooperation between the disability community and transportation industry.

  93. Self-Propelled City x
    Bicycle advocacy group with editorials, product reviews, commuter news and more.

  94. Women's Transportation Seminar x
    Working to create and provide access to a diverse national network of transportation professionals.

  95. Trains Magazine x
    Public rail news and features.

  96. Mass Transit x
    Monthly published mass transit news and analysis.

  97. Leagues of American Bicyclists x
    Working for a bicycle-friendly America. Includes bicycle safety and edcation.

  98. International Transportation Management Association x
    An association focused on the issues in the international transportation industry.

  99. Clean Car Campaign x
    Guides togreener vehicles, fuel economy, clean car pledge, and latest press releases.

  100. New Hampshire Department of Transportation x
    New Hampshire's guide to transportation solutions.

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