AUTOMOBILES, BUSES & TRUCKS
The Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization works on local transportation issues.
The Rappahannock Area Development Commisssion has information about rideshare programs and telecommuting.
The Virginia Department of Transportation site.
Airplane Photos http://www.janes.com
Jane's Information Group has articles on the aerospace industry and transportation around the world, plus photos of many aircraft and ships. The Central Rappahannock Regional Library's reference section has Jane's books, which have specs for aircraft and ships.
Airport Web Sites http://www.airporthub.com
Has links to airports around the world.
Aviation Accident Database http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/query.asp
The National Transportation Safety Board Accident Database contains information from 1962 onwards.
Aviation Factbook http://www.nbaa.org/factbook
The National Business Aviation Association site has such statistics as the number of business planes and the types of aircraft flown.
Aviation Links http://www.risingup.com
This site has plane specs, an aviation medical examiner database, and many links.
The FAA site provides statistics on commercial airlines and aviation accidents.
Flight Schools http://www.avhome.com/fschools.html
Flight schools around the country.
AUTOMOBILES, BUSES & TRUCKS
FARS Database http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa
With the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, you can search for fatal automobile accidents by street name, speed, type of car, how long it took EMS personnel to arrive, whether or not alcohol was involved and much more. Goes back to 1994.
National Highway Transportation
Safety Commission http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
This site includes data on traffic fatalities, recalls, child safety seats, crash test ratings and more.
& Bus Crash Profiles http://ai.volpe.dot.gov/CrashProfile/CrashProfileMainNew.asp
Summarized statistics for large truck and bus crashes.
Truck & Bus Databases
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's databases.
Commuting Facts http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/journey.html
Scroll through this Census page for Virginiansí commute times and methods in 1980, 1990 and 2000.
Bureau of Transportation
Find data on boating, highways and aviation with the BTS site.
Safety Board http://www.ntsb.gov
Look here for numbers about aviation, boating, railroads and highways. They also cover hazardous materials and pipeline safety.
Stats Mega-Site http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/sttrans.html
The Univ. of Michigan has a terrific collection of statistics for almost every mode of transport, including crashes, ridership and number of vehicles.
TranStats is a collection of government databases covering safety, the environment and fuel consumption.
Virginia Railway Express http://www.vre.org
The VRE has schedules, zone maps and press releases on its site.
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Last modified May 31, 2003