TRANSPORTATION LINKS
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AGENCIES
AIRPLANES
AUTOMOBILES, BUSES & TRUCKS
STATISTICS
TRAINS


AGENCIES
FAMPO    http://www.fampo.state.va.us
The Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization works on local transportation issues.

RADCO   http://www.radco.state.va.us
The Rappahannock Area Development Commisssion has information about rideshare programs and telecommuting.

VDOT   http://virginiadot.org/default_myvdot.asp
The Virginia Department of Transportation site.

AIRPLANES
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.

Aviation Stats    http://www.faa.gov
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.

Truck & Bus Crash Profiles   http://ai.volpe.dot.gov/CrashProfile/CrashProfileMainNew.asp
Summarized statistics for large truck and bus crashes.

Truck & Bus Databases  http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's databases.

STATISTICS
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 Statistics   http://www.bts.gov
Find data on boating, highways and aviation with the BTS site.

National Transportation Safety Board   http://www.ntsb.gov
Look here for numbers about aviation, boating, railroads and highways.   They also cover hazardous materials and pipeline safety.

Transportation 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     http://www.transtats.bts.gov
TranStats is a collection of government databases covering safety, the environment and fuel consumption.

TRAINS
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