Iowa DOT library transportation databases

The list of transportation database below contains resources, topics and materials relating to transportation.
Books

Transportation libraries catalog

TL CAT is a service that combines the library catalogs of the nation's leading transportation libraries. Search transportation libraries and beyond.
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Freeway

National Transportation Library

The National Transportation Library is a repository of materials from public and private organizations around the country. The library is intended to facilitate the exchange of information related to transportation.
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Road

Transportation Article File

The Transportation Library staff of Northwestern University produce a Web-based periodical index of transportation and law enforcement articles and conference proceedings.
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Road

U.S. DOT research hub

A searchable database of the latest U.S. DOT-sponsored research, development and technology projects.
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State DOT search engine

Uses Google Custom Search to search state DOTs' websites.

Iowa Highway Commission, U.S. 30

TranStats - The Intermodal Transportation Database

TranStats provides updated data, graphs and charts on nationwide transportation statistics.
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California Path

PATH

California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH) was established in 1986. It is administered by the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, in collaboration with Caltrans. PATH is a multidisciplinary program with staff, faculty and students from universities statewide; cooperative projects with private industry, state and local agencies; and nonprofit institutions.
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TRB

TRID

TRID is a newly integrated database that combines records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. TRID provides access to more than 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide.
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Research In Progress (RiP)

The TRB RiP database contains about 2,000 records of research projects sponsored by the departments of transportation in the 50 states.
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Road

Transportation Research Thesaurus (TRT)

The TRT's purpose is to provide a common and consistent language between producers and users of transportation information. The thesaurus covers all modes and aspects of transportation.
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Books

Research needs statements

An important function of the TRB is to stimulate research that addresses concerns, issues or problems facing the transportation community. In support of this function, TRB's technical activities standing committees identify, develop and disseminate research need statements (RNS) for use by practitioners, researchers and others. The RNS on this website have been developed by the technical committees.
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TRB

Transportation Research Record

This database contains the full text of papers presented at the Transportation Research Board's (TRB) annual meeting and published by TRB in Transportation Research Record beginning in 1996.
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Outreach

TRB Publications Index

The TRB Publications Index contains more than 41,000 papers, articles and reports published by TRB, Highway Research Board, Strategic Highway Research Program, or the Marine Board from 1923 to date.
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TRB

ITS Decision

Tools and resources to learn about and employ intelligent transportation systems
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The Research and Technology Bureau enhances the DOTís ability to deliver efficient and effective transportation services by actively promoting research partnerships, knowledge and technology transfer, information technology, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Peggi Knight, Director | Ph: 515-239-1530