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Federal Resources

Environmental Protection Agency Check the Business Opportunities section to learn more about grants available through the EPA. Also learn about laws, regulations, and programs.

Government Accounting Standards Board Provides information on GASB Statement 34.

National Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Works to assist local transportation agencies throughout the U.S. by providing training, technical assistance, and technology transfer.

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State Resources

Links to other LTAP centers A state by state list of LTAP centers.

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Academic Resources

Mid-America Transportation Center Based out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln the center conducts research and educational activities aimed at imrpoving the design and operation of transportation facilities.

Mack-Blackwell Transportation Center Provides Research materials covering dozens of topics at no charge. The center also provides training through classes and videos.

Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center Part of the University Transportation Centers Program. This site provides a searchable index of research projects and publications.

University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program The Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), enacted on June 9, 1998, authorized up to $194.8 million for grants to establish and operate up to 33 University Transportation Centers (UTC) throughout the U.S. in FY 1998 - 2003. Ten of these centers, which are designated as Regional Centers, were selected by competition in 1999. The other 23 UTCs are located at universities named in TEA-21.

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Technical Resources

Bridge Inspection Training Provides information on courses givenby the National Highway Institute that can be taken to update or improve bridge inspection skills.

Highway Deicing for Safety and Mobility Provides information on the benefits of using salt for deicing.

iCivilEngineer Provides information on various aspects of tranportation including planning, statistics, and techinical information.

Municipal Research & Services Center A report on GASB 34: "GASB 34--What Is It and Why Should I Care?"

Public Roads Magazine This link connects to an article regarding the reliability of visual bridge inspection.

Workzone Safety Information Clearinghouse Provides information on workzone related laws. products, public education, regulations, specifications, statistics, and training courses.

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Associations

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail and water.

American Concrete Pavement Association Site provides technical information, current research, and the ability to order products.

American Public Works Association Contains background information on America's public works (transportation, public utilities, sewage, water treatment and other fun areas).

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) The U.S. transportation construction industry's representative in Washington, D.C. ARTBA advocates strgon federal investment in the nation's transportation infrastructure.

American Society of Civil Engineers Represents civil engineers and provides information on civil engineering projects.

Asphalt Institute A U.S. based association of international petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers, and affiliated businesses.

Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association Provides a listing of asphalt companies, recycling information, and association details.

Kansas County Highway Association The site for news, updates and communication with county engineers and highway administrators in Kansas.

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Provides technical information on automobile use, current transportation news, and a member directory.

International Road Federation Works to encourage better road and transportation systems and to apply technology and management practices which will give maximum economic and social returns from national road investments.

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