Bureau of Transportation
collection of electronic transportation statistics, bibliographies,
and reports, as well as BTS
product information, and an extensive list of governmental and transportation
of Justice ADA Information The U.S. government's
ADA web site, with extensive information, technical support and links.
Transit Administration site on RTAP Provides resources
and documents regarding RTAP.
Office of Safety and Security The Federal Transit
Administration's Office of Saftey and Security is concerned with matters
relating to the safety and security of the nation's mass transit system.
Head Start Transportation Resources
Library 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.
U.S. Dept. of Health
and Human Services
Transportation Systems Center The Volpe Center
is an innovative, federal, fee-for-service organization within the
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Their work is performed primarily
for DOTT, as well as other
federal agencies and state, local, and international entities.
Transit Association Arizona Transit Association (AzTA)
is a non-profit statewide organization dedicated to improving public
transportation in all Arizona communities. AzTA's membership includes
local governments, chambers of commerce, major employers, transit program
operators, transit suppliers and contractors, small businesses, non-profit
community agencies and transportation consultants. Online Membership
Application coming soon!
The mission of the California Transit Association is to work in partnership
with its membership and California's communities to be the primary advocate
for policies that recognize and support public transit as an integral
part of a sustainable transportation system.
CalACT is the largest state transit association in the
US, with almost 300 members dedicated to promoting professional excellence,
stimulating ideas and advocating for effective community transportation.
Association of Transit Agencies
Association of Virginia CTAV was formed to bring
together transportation providers, agencies that use transit, transportation
vendors and any other transit concerned individuals to improve mobility
for everyone. This association has worked hard providing training to
providers, equipment EXPO's to display vendor's new features, low cost
and high quality insurance programs, several peer to peer networking
opportunities and legislative guidance for those of us who aren't lobbyists.
Association for Community Transportation
for the Transportation Disadvantaged An independent
commission housed administaratively within the Florida Department of
Transportation. Mission Statement: "To ensure the availability
of efficient, cost effective, and quality transportation services for
transportation disadvantaged persons."
Center The Florida RTAP Center is managed
by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University
of South Florida under contract to the Florida Department of Transportation.
Rural Transit Assistance Center Administers the RTAP
program for the state of Illinois. Look up newsletters and other resources
held by the center.
Have you ever had a problem and didn't know where to turn? If you are
one of Indiana's small urban or rural transportation providers, you
have a place to call...Indiana's Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP)!
The RTAP Program provides technical assistance and training to transportation
providers all over the state of Indiana.
of Social and Rehabilitation
Services Works to protect children and promote
adult self sufficiency.
of Transportation Oversees the Kansas RTAP program
(amdinistered by KUTC) and coordinates various aspects of transit in
Kansas, among its many other, non-transit tasks.
on Aging Serves Kansas seniors by using public and
private resources to improve the security, dignity, and independence
Kansas Public Transit
Association of Regional Transportation Authorities
The Massachusetts Association of Regional Transit Authorities
(MARTA) is a non-profit association of the Commonwealth's 15 regional
transit authorities (RTAs) and associate members. The RTAs provide public
transportation to more than 31 million passengers each year, primarily
outside of the Greater Boston area served by the MBTA.
Rural Transit Assistance Program MArtap is an acronym
to describe a federally-funded, state-administered program that offers
training, education and other benefits to public transportation providers
in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Most of what MArtap has to offer
is yours at no cost, so read on!
Public Transit Association MPTAOnline is the premiere
source for information pertaining to services offered by, and for, our
member public transit systems in the State of Michigan.
Public Transit Association Tri-County Action Programs,
Inc. (Tri-CAP) is the federally designated Community Action Program
for Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties in central Minnesota. Programs
administered by the agency may serve one or more counties, and in several
cases, go beyond the boundaries of the three counties.
Jersey Council on Special Transportation
Hampshire Transit Association
York Public Transit Association
Carolina Public Transportation Association NCPTA
is a private, non-profit organization, incorporated on January 18, 1983,
that promotes public transportation throughout the state. Our 192 members
include rural and urban transit systems, local transportation agencies,
suppliers, consultants, and corporations as well as individuals interested
in public transportation in North Carolina.
Public Transit Association
Transit Association In 1978, Oregon's three major
public transit districts established the Oregon Transit Association
as a nonprofit organization to represent them at the State Capitol.
Transportation Association PPTA is a professional
trade association, which provides leadership, resources, support and
technical assistance. PPTA is a unified voice serving to advocate and
strengthen the role of public transportation in improving the quality
of life for all Pennsylvania citizens.
State of Kansas
The official website for the state of Kansas, with links to all your
in-Kansas needs (or a lot of them, anyway).
RTAP Centers A collection
of state RTAP centers.
Public Transportation Association
is a forty-five person Civil and Geotechnical Engineering, Materials
Testing, Land Surveying, and Planning firm serving the public and private
sectors, individuals, and governments since 1948 from our offices in
Casper and Gillette, Wyoming.
for Urban Transportation Research CUTR conducts
research in a variety of topics including issues related to community
transportation, the ADA, paratransit, public transportation of senior
citizens, persons with disabilities, welfare to work/access to jobs,
public transportation, transportation demand management, automatic vehicle
location, geographic information systems, alternative fuels, etc. CUTR
recently initiated a Senior Transportation Mobility Initiative, which
serves as the focal point for research related to senior transportation
issues. The site also containes a resource center with a searchable
Center for Transportation
Studies University of Minnesota Center for Transportation
Studies provides information for: bikes, cars, trains. All these forms
of transportation – and many more – move us and our goods
from one location to the next. The ability to travel opens new opportunities,
and improving transportation systems not only makes life easier for
everyone, but also contributes to continued economic growth.
Urban Transportation Studies University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
performs research in the area of land use, transit, and travel forcasting
among others. Also provides non-credit transportation training programs
either on site or in Milwaukee.
Institute for Transportation
Research and Education Operating
from North Carolina State University, this institute provides training
and performs research, as well as administering the state's LTAP program.
Searchable research and training databases.
Transportation Institute The Mineta Transportation
Institute, located on the San Jose State University campus, was established
by Congress as part of the Intermodal Surface Transporation Effisciency
Act of 1991 (ISTEA). MTI focuses on international surface transportation
policy issues as related to three primary responisbilites: research,
eductation, and technology transfer. MTI receives policy oversight from
an internationally respected board of trustees who represent all of
the major transportaion modes.
for Advanced Transit and Highways PATH is a multi-disciplinary
program with staff, faculty and students from universites statewide,
and cooperative projects with private industry, state and local agencies,
and non-profit institutions.
Institute Links to NTI publications, despcriptions
of training courses and background about the organization created by
ISTEA and funded by FTA.
Southwest Region University
Transportation Center The theme for SWUTC is "sustainable
transportation for mobility
and econic strength." Research at SWUTC "promotes a transportation
system that is sustainable in terms of the level and quality of transportation
services, the resources commanded, the environment affected, and the
quality of life supported." The four research foci at SWUTC are
Imporved Transportation Efficiency, Economic Growth, and Transportation
Productivity, NAFTA Issues and Other International Activites and Transportation
Technology Applications. Research reports include "Optimizing Route
Specific Marketing Strategies to Include Public Transit Ridership,"
"Aging Driver Needs for Mobility in an Automobile-Oriented Region"
and "Economic and Technological Forecasting for Transportation
Planning and Policty."
Upper Great Plains
The Institute's mission is to make a significant contribution
to rural and small urban transportation
and logistics through interdisciplinary university education, research,
and service. Explore the Institute's programs to find out how its staff
accomplishes this mission.
Action Without Borders
Has a comprehensive list of nonprofit agencies and a
lot of information on how nonprofits operate along with tips for getting
on the internet, fundraising,
etc. Worth the time!
ADA Technical Assistance
The ADA Technical Assistance Program has been in existence
since 1992, shortly after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities
Act. The Program consists of an array of projects to further the understanding
and implementation of the Act. The program has created an infrastructure
of resources, including numerous ADA publications and videos, materials
targeted to specific audiences, and training packages.
list of Equipment & Material
list of Transit Vehicle Providers
list of Vehicle Component Providers
Bus Ride Publication
targeted to the bus, transit and motor coach industries. Full-text
stories are featured on their site.
Biological Disease Facts This site lists a variety
of biological diseases/agents alphabetically. Most of these are clickable
links with extensive information databases on each disease.
Communications Infrastructure This Health
Alert Network is intended to ensure communications capacity at all local
and state health departments (full Internet connectivity, training),
ensure capacity to receive distance learning offerings from CDC, et
al., and ensure capacity to broadcast and receive health alerts at every
of Public Transportation
A quarterly, international scholarly journal containing original research
and case studies associated with various forms of public transportation
and related transportation and policy issues. Topics are approached
from a variety of academic disciplines, including economics, engineering,
planning, and others, and include policy, methodological, technological,
and financial aspects. Emphasis is placed on the identification of innovative
solutions to transportation. Published at the National Center for Transit
Research located at the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)
ath the University of South Florida. Full articles are available online
and free subscriptions available.
Transit Magazine Summaries and some full-text articles
are provided. This publication focuses on management of mass transit
Institute for Advanced Transportation
Technology (NCATT) The mission of NCATT is
"to work with industry, government, and research institutions to
develop, evaluate, and market technologies that will improve the design
and operation of transportation vehicles and systems." NCATT's
three research concentrations are vehicle technology, pavement systems
technology and traffic systems technology. Specific research topics
include alternative fuels, erosion control and video-based traffic systems
technology. NCATT also conducts training and workshops for students
This newsletter reports current research and developments
in public transportation. It is published on an intermittent schedule
by the TRB Committee on Public
Transportation Planning and Development.
Management Center Helps train nonprofit organizations.
They also offer publications,
consulting and courses on how to manage resources wisely.
Facts: Transportation The Research and Training Center
on Rural Rehabilitation Services (RTC: Rural) has compiled this fact
sheet about transportation - primarily public - available in rural areas
with an eye to how rural transportation funding compares with urban
Transportation: Using Vouchers to Improve Access RTC:
Rural compiled this fact sheet exploring the requirements and ramifications
for using vouchers in rural transportation.
Transportation News Everything you ever wanted to
know about transporting students.
Report on Public Transportation In Rural America, 1994 Everyone
at CTAA who ever needed a statistic about rural transportation has a
dog-eared copy of this reference
work close at hand. You'll see why once you read it.
in Rural Transportation In 1997, the Federal Highway
Administration (FHWA) - working through
the ENTERPTISE pooled fund study program - sponsored the Simple Solutions
project. The product of this project is an inventory of real-world,
proven, cost-effective technologies could be considered forerunners
of more advanced, rural Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Search
this on-line, user-friendly database of simple solutions technologies.
Descriptions of all solutions and their benefits are provided on the
site. Don't forget to complete the on-line sruvey!
Newsletter dedicated to training and education in the
transit industry, published by Rutgers University.
Research Board Just about anything you ever wanted
to know about transportation -- from concrete cooling temperatures to
methods of demand estimation in rural areas. Not many documents online,
but there is a shopping cart system for ordering them. Includes infromation
about the huge annual meeting.
SafetyInstitute The Transportation Safety Institute
(TSI) is a Federal cost recovery agency that develops and conducts worldwide
safety, security, and enviromental training, products, ond/or services
for both public and private sectors. The Research and Special Programs
Administration (RSPA) is the Institute's parent orgaization within the
Department of Transportation (DOT).
This site provides a searchable database to assist transit
agencies to develop and improve their websites.
Center The Transit Center is designed to serve the
needs of the public transit professional. This site contains a business
center (equipment, services, products), a calendar (trade shows, events,
training), library resources, and classifieds (employment, services,
is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs
and interests of persons 50 and older. Through information and education,
advocacy and service, we seek to enhance the quality of life for all
by promoting independence, dignity and purpose.
International Access Exchange International
is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which promotes accessible public
transport for persons with disabilities and seniors in Africa, Asia,
the Americas, Russia and eastern Europe.
Transportation Technology Institute As electric
cars and buses grow more popular, pollution levels from emissions continue
to decline. EVs also help to reduce America's dependence on foreign
Transit Union The Amalgamated Transit Union is the
largest labor organization representing transit workers in the U.S.
and Canada. Founded in 1892, the ATU, today, is comprised of over 180,000
members in over 273 local unions in 46 states and 9 provinces. The ATU
includes bus, subway, light rail and ferry operators, clerks, baggage
handlers, mechanics and others in the urban transit, over-the-road and
school bus industries, as well as paratransit, emergency medical, clerical,
and municipal workers.
Association of homes and Services for Aging This
site for aging and agencies that support the elderly.
Association of State Highway & Transportation Office
Association of People with Disabilites AAPD is a
non-profit, non-partisan, cross-disability organization whose goals
are unity, leadership and impact. Use this site to stay abreast of current
events in this part of your customer base.
American Bus Association
The American Bus Association, the trade association of
the intercity bus industry, represents the motorcoach industry's interests
in Washington, D.C. It also facilitates relationships between North
American motorcoach and tour companies and all related segments of the
travel and supplier industries and promotes travel by motorcoach to
Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Has
some implications for transit agencies, especially those providing school
Hospital Association The American Hospital Association
(AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types
of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities.
Association APA is a nonprofit public interest and
research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural
Public Human Services Association Founded in 1930,
APHSA is a nonprofit, bipartisan organization of individuals and agencies
concerned with human services.
Public Transportation Association Representing primarily
large urban systems across the country. Brief legislative updates, plaintext
member directory, document abstracts.
Public Works Association Contains background information
on America's public works (transportation, public utilities, sewage,
water treatment and other fun areas.
American Red Cross
Association of Metropolitan
of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) APRIL
promotes independence and strives for full rights and benefits of persons
with disabilities living in rural America.
Community Change For almost 30 years, CCC has been
nationally recognized for its work helping people build organizations
and create better communities and policies.
Action Partnership The Community Action Partnership
was established in 1972 as the National Association of Community Action
Agencies (NACAA) and is the national organization representing the interests
of the 1,000 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) working to fight poverty
at the local level.
Transportation Association of America Works
to build an accessible society through the expansion and improvement
of community transportation.
Conference of Minority
Consortium for Citizens
with Disablities The Consortium for Citizens with
Disabilities is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability
organizations working together to advocate for national public policy
that ensures the self determination, independence, empowerment, integration
and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects
Project Action Works to bring transit, disability,
and consumer organizations together under one cause in cooperative agreement
with the Federal Transit Administration and the US Department of Transportation.
Transportation Association EDTA is an international
association representing the interest of those involved in the development,
production and use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell electric drive technologies
and supporting infrastructure. EDTA serves as the central source of
information on all of the technical, market and policy issues surrounding
the emergency of electric drive technologies, and serves as the representative
of the Americas to the World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA).
Institute of Transportation
Engineers The institute
of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member
educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing
multimodal professional transportation organizations int he world. ITE
members are traffic engineers, transportation planners, and other professionals
who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient
surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating
and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide.
Society of America Intelligent transportation systems,
or ITS, encompass a broad range of wireless and wireline communications-based
information, control and electronics technologies. When integrated into
the transportation system infrastructure, and in vehicles themselves,
these technologies help monitor and manage traffic flow, reduce congestion,
provide alternate routes to travelers, enhance productivity, and save
lives, time and money.
Brotherhood of Teamsters To make life better for
Teamsters members and their families—and for all working families—the
Teamsters organize the unorganized, make workers' voices heard in the
corridors of power, negotiate contracts that make the American dream
a reality for millions, protect workers' health and safety, and fight
to keep jobs in North America.
Taxicab, Limosine and Paratransit Association Established
in 1917, the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA)
is a non-profit trade association of and for the private passenger transportation
industry. Our extensive membership spans the globe to include 1,100
taxicab companies, executive sedan and limousine services, airport shuttle
fleets, non-emergency medical transportation companies, and paratransit
ITS America The
Mission of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)
is to foster public/private partnerships to increase the safety and
efficiency of surface transportation through the application of advanced
technologies. ITS America was mandated by the U.S. Congress in 1991
to coordinate the development and deployment of intelligent transportation
systems in the United States.
Non Profit Association The KNPA offers information,
services, support and encouragement to nonprofits in Kansas, as well
as a voice in the National Council of Nonprofit Associations. You can
apply for membership if you wish through KNPA's web site.
Kansas Public Transit
Association Works to promote public transportation
in Kansas to foster sound management of public transportation and to
encourage the exchange of ideas.
Congress on Aging A professional membership organization
working to meet the needs of older adults in Mid-America.
of Areas on Aging Advocacy
site for aging and agencies that support the elderly.
of Counties There are 3,066 counties in the United
States. Counties vary greatly in size and population. They range in
area from 67 square kilometers (Arlington County, Va.) to 227,559 square
kilometers (North Slope Borough, Alaska). The population of counties
varies from Loving County, Texas, with 140 residents to Los Angeles
County, California, which is home to 9.2 million people.
of Development Organizations The National Association
of Development Organizations (NADO) provides training, information and
representation for regional development organizations in small metropolitan
and rural America. The association, a public interest group founded
in 1967, is the largest and leading advocate for a regional approach
to community, economic and rural development and provides a network
for its members to share ideas and innovations.
of State Directors of Pupil
Transportation The National Association of
State Directors of Pupil Transportation
Services was established in 1968. The membership represents all 50 states
and several U.S. territories. The purpose of the association is to provide
leadership, assistance and motivation to the Nation's school transportation
and industry with the coal of providing sage, efficient, economical,
and high-quality transportation to school children on their trips to
and from school and school-relatied activites.
of State Medicaid Directors
Founded in 1930, APHSA is a nonprofit, bipartisan organization
of individuals and agencies concerned with human services. Our members
include all state and many territorial human service agencies, more
than 1,200 local agencies, and several thousand individuals who work
in or otherwise have an interest in human service programs.
of State Units on Aging The National Association
of State Units on Aging was founded in 1964 as a national non-profit
membership organization comprised of the 57 state and territorial government
agencies on aging. The mission of the Association is to advance social,
health, and economic policies responsive to the needs of a diverse aging
population and to enhance the capacity of its membership to promote
the rights, dignity and independence of, and expand opportunities and
resources for, current and future generations of older persons, adults
with disabilities and their families. NASUA is the articulating force
at the national level through which the state agencies on aging join
together to promote social policy in the public and private sectors
responsive to the challenges and opportunities of an aging America.
of Town and Townships NATaT seeks flexible and alternative
approaches to federal policies to ensure that small communities can
meet federal requirements. As part of these efforts, NATaT advocates
the use of set-asides, technical assistance and other affirmative steps
to address the inherent disadvantages that small governments face in
our present intergovernmental system. Typical of these efforts was NATaT’s
key role in the passage of regulatory reforms by Congress aimed at reducing
the burden of regulations on small local governments. NATaT has also
successfully sought congressional appropriations for the Environmental
Protection Agency specifically for small community outreach.
of Workforce Boards
NAWB represents business-led Workforce Boards that plan
and oversee state and local workforce development and job training programs.
Our members are volunteers working in their communities to create a
more highly skilled workforce. Workforce Boards consist of public and
private sector members who are leading the way in workforce development
so that America can remain
competitive in the global marketplace.
Board The NBB is the national trade association representing
the biodiesel industry as the coordinating body for research and development
in the US. It was founded in 1992 by state soybean commodity groups,
who were funding biodiesel research and development programs. Since
that time, the NBB has developed into a comprehensive industry association,
which coordinates and interacts with a broad range of cooperators including
industry, government, and academia. NBB's membership is comprised of
state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor
organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors,
and technology providers.
and Center on the Black Aged The National Caucus
and Center on Black Aged is the only national organization whose major
focus is improving life for African American and low income minority
elderly. It was founded in 1970 by the late Hobart C. Jackson of Philadelphia,
a nursing home professional, who was a well respected champion of the
African American elderly. Mr. Jackson and a group of concerned citizens
organized The National Caucus on Black Aged to assure that the 1971
White House Conference on Aging would address the particular needs of
African American elderly.
National Community Action
Foundation Advocates for the nation's Community Action
Agencies and the low-income Americans they serve.
of State Legislatures
on the Aging NCOA is the nation's first association
of organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity,
self-determination, well being, and contributions of older persons.
National Congress of
American Indians Indian Nations are sovereign governments,
recognized in the U.S. Constitution and hundreds of treaties with the
U.S. President. Today, tribal governments provide a broad range of governmental
services on tribal lands throughout the U.S., including law enforcement,
environmental protection, emergency response, education, health care,
and basic infrastructure.
National Governors' Association
National Head Start
Association The National Head Start Association is
a private not-for-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively
to meeting the needs of Head Start children and their families. It represents
more than 900,000 children, 190,000 staff and 2,500 Head Start programs
in the United States. The Association provides support for the entire
Head Start community by advocating for policies that strengthen services
to Head Start children and their families; by providing extensive training
and professional development to Head Start staff; and by developing
and disseminating research, information, and resources that enrich Head
Start program delivery.
National Indian Council
on Aging Formed by a group of tribal chairmen in
1976, the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) has served as the
nation’s foremost nonprofit advocate for the nation’s (est.)
296,000 American Indian and Alaska Native elders. NICOA strives to better
the lives of the nation's indigenous seniors through advocacy, employment
training, dissemination of information, and data support.
National League of Cities
The National League of Cities is the oldest and largest
national organization representing municipal governments throughout
the United States. Its mission is to strengthen and promote cities as
centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance.
on Disability The mission of the National Organization
on Disability (N.O.D.) is to expand the participation and contribution
of America’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities
in all aspects of life. By raising disability awareness through programs
and information, together we can work toward closing the participation
NEPTA is an association of passenger transportation professionals
- in the public and private sectors.
Health Association The National Rural Health Association
is a national membership organization, whose mission is to improve the
health and health care of rural Americans and to provide leadership
on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.
National Rural Housing
Coalition In 1969, a group of concerned rural community
activists, public officials, and non-profit developers formed the National
Rural Housing Coalition (NRHC) to fight for better housing and community
facilities for low-income rural people. Today, NRHC is still on the
job in the nation's capital promoting and defending the principle that
rural people have the right, regardless of income, to a decent place
to live or an affordable home, clean drinking water, and basic community
National Safety Council
The National Safety Council, founded in 1913 and chartered
by the United States Congress in 1953, is the nation's leading advocate
for safety and health. Our mission is "to educate and influence
society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices
and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic
losses arising from preventable causes."
Transportation Association The National School Transportation
Association (NSTA) was founded in 1964 by school bus contractors to
"promote and foster the highest degree of safety in the transportation
of school children." NSTA works with Federal and state legislatures,
Federal agencies, the public sector, and other interested parties to
bring about industry-wide improvements in all areas of pupil transportation.
for Historic Preservation For more than 50 years,
the National Trust has been helping Americans protect the irreplaceable.
A private nonprofit organization with more than 200,000 members, the
National Trust is the leader of the vigorous preservation movement that
is saving the best of the country's past for the future.
National Urban League
The Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest
community-based movement empowering African Americans to enter the economic
and social mainstream.
Gas Vehicle Coalition The Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition
(NGVC) is a national organization dedicated to the development of a
growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural
gas or hydrogen. The NGVC represents more than 180 companies interested
in the promotion and use of natural gas and hydrogen as transportation
fuels, including: engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers fleet
operators and service providers natural gas companies and environmental
groups and government organizations.
ACTION - Easter Seals Congress originally commissioned
Easter Seals Project ACTION in 1988 as a research and demonstration
project to improve access to public transportation for people with disabilities.
With the passage of the ADA two years later, our goals expanded to help
transportation operators implement the law's transportation provisions.
Rural Community Assistance
SouthWest Transit Association
SWTA is a regional transit association representing AZ,
AR, KS, LA, NM, OK, & TX. SWTA assists its members in maintaining
and improving their ability to provide quality public transportation
Policy Project The goal of The Surface Transportation
Policy Project is to ensure that transportation policy and investments
help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen
the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable.
We emphasize the needs of people, rather than vehicles, in assuring
access to jobs, services, and recreational opportunities.
Research Program Disseminating those valuable TCRP
reports -- you can order them but not download them. Look for some of
this infomation on CTAA On-Line as well.
Transport Workers Union
of America The Transport Workers Union of America
was founded in 1934 as an industrial union dedicated to the promise
that an organization built on trust and equality for all workers cannot
be denied. Our motto is "United-Invincible."
United Motorcoach Association
The United Motorcoach Association ("UMA") is
North America's largest association of professional bus and motorcoach
companies. Founded in 1971 as the United Bus Owners of America, UMA's
membership now includes over 875 motorcoach companies. Another 215 motorcoach
manufacturers, suppliers and related businesses are currently "Associate"
members of UMA.
Conference of Mayors
of America United Way of America is the national
organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement in making
measurable impact in every community across America. The United Way
movement includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations.
Each is independent, separately incorporated, and governed by local
The Urban Institute
The Urban Institute measures effects, compares options,
shows which stakeholders get the most and least, tests conventional
wisdom, reveals trends, and makes costs, benefits, and risks explicit.
Information Network The Information for Decision
Making (IFDM) website is a comprehensive, Internet clearinghouse designed
to assist policy makers, researchers, program administrators and others
interested in topics related to improving results for children, families,
and communities, and in effective program management and governance.
Work Partnership The Welfare to Work Partnership
helps businesses identify and capitalize on hiring, retention and career
advancement strategies outside of the corporate mainstream in an ever-changing
Seminar Women's Transportation Seminar is dedicated
to excellence in transportation through the achievement and success
World Institute on Disability
Since its founding in 1983 by Ed Roberts, Judy Heumann
and Joan Leon, WID has earned a reputation for high quality research
and public education on a wide range of issues.
USA Families USA is a national nonprofit,
non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality,
affordable health care for all Americans.