Traffic Analysis Tools Program
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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies



Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Home page.

FHWA Division Offices
Resource Centers and Field Offices for FHWA.

FHWA Office of Operations
FHWA Office of Operations Home page for the management and operations of the surface transportation system.

USDOT Intelligent Transportation Systems
Resources, support, and federal ITS program information sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation ITS Joint Program Office.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Electronic Document Library
Documents on ITS topics published or sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

National Highway Institute
Information on training and education to sustain and expand the transportation community's professional capacity in technologies and strategies.

National Traffic and Road Closure Information
National Transportation Center (list of links to various university transportation centers and programs).

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
Advanced technical products and research related to highways (part of FHWA).

Other Government Agencies

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Access to resources geared to reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.

National Transportation Library
A virtual library for the transportation community.

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Information on transportation issues.

State Department of Transportation home pages
Links to all State DOT web sites.


American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

American Public Works Association

American Road and Transportation Builders Association

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Institute of Transportation Engineers

National Association of Counties

The American Traffic Safety Services Association

Transportation Research Board

Other Related Links

Article: Traffic Analysis Toolbox Offers New Guides to Work Zone Modeling and Simulation
The FHWA's July 2009 FOCUS article "Traffic Analysis Toolbox Offers New Guides to Work Zone Modeling and Simulation" references the two new FHWA's Traffic Analysis Toolbox volumes, Volume VIII: Work Zone Modeling and Simulation - A Guide for Decision-Makers and Volume IX: Work Zone Modeling and Simulation - A Guide for Analysts, offer transportation departments guidance in using a range of analytical tools for work zone planning and management.

Highway Capacity Manual (HCM)
Committees, how to order, presentations, and support for users of the HCM.

Dynamic Traffic Assignment (DTA)
For Information on ordering DTA.

Unconventional Arterial Intersection Design PowerPoint presentation

Unconventional Arterial Intersection Design Innovative Intersection Designs
Sketches and photos of 22 different intersection design options. These web sites also serve as portals to other "Applied Technology and Traffic Analysis Program" projects, which are a joint collaboration of the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Department of CE at University of Maryland.

Next Generation Simulation (NGSIM)
Project web site for the NGSIM project, aimed at developing a core of open behavioral algorithms in support of traffic simulation with a primary focus on microscopic modeling

ITS America and the International ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) Clearinghouse
General information regarding Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), what they are, and how they work.

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)
Resources aimed to help local governments tap into training and technology resources.

McTrans Center
Resource for the distribution and support of microcomputer software in the highway transportation field.

For information on ordering Traffic Software Integrated System (TSIS)/Corridor Simulation (CORSIM).

FHWA Office of Planning - Planning Tools
Resource information for planning-level traffic analysis tools.

Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Data and information that is used to support significant transportation policy decisions.

Office of Operations