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Recommended Resources in Transportation from Eastern Transportation Knowledge Network: Statistical Resources

This LibGuide, created by librarians from the Eastern Transportation Knowledge Network, brings together recommended resources for transportation engineers who work at state DOTs and other transportation organizations.

Accident Data

Bridge Data

Federal & State Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of DOT’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), prepares and presents statistics in many formats.  The ones listed below are especially useful.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Statistics

           Funded by the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention and AARP

           Traffic Safety Fact Sheet published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 


Aviation Data

Census Data

The US Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.  Several of the most useful data sources are below.

Federal Data

Railroad Safety Data

Safety Data