Useful Links

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The following is an extensive inventory of useful links related to transportation planning and policy. These links are arranged by major category and are provided for your reference.

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The links below are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval by GTC. In addition, GTC cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by these links or any other linked site.

Design & Engineering

Highways and Bridges

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)

FHWA -- Bridge Technology

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)  -  New York Upstate Section

NYSBA -- New York State Bridge Authority

NYSDOT -- New York State Highway Bridge Data

Bicycling and Walking

Active Community Environments (ACES)

FHWA -- Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

FHWA -- Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

National Center for Safe Routes to School

Public Transportation

American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

Community Transportation Association (CTAA)

Empire State Passengers Association (ESPA)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

New York State Public Transportation Bureau (NYSPTB)

New York Public Transit Association (NYPTA)

Civil Rights & Environmental Justice

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Departmental Office of Civil Rights, Department of Transportation (DOCR)

Environmental Justice (EJ)

Transportation Systems Management Operations (TSMO)

US Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)

Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)

Intelligent Transportation Society of New York (ITS-NY)


Land Use Planning & Policy

FHWA -- Rural Transportation Planning

EPA -- Smart Growth

NYSDOT -- Land Use and Transportation Smart Planning

NYS Office for the Aging -- Livable New York Resource Manual

Economic Development

FTA -- Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC)

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Environment & Air Quality

EPA -- Transportation and Air Quality

United States Department of Energy Transportation (DOE)

Safety & Security

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

New York State Association of Traffic Safety Boards (NYSATSB)

New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee (NYSGTSC)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Rural Planning

Center for Excellence in Rural Safety

Rural Planning Organization of America (RPO)

FHWA -- Planning for Transportation in Rural Areas

National Transportation Library -- Rural and Agricultural Data and Information Resources

Data & Resources

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

FHWA -- Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI)

New York State Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Clearinghouse

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

United States Census Bureau



Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA)

Lift Line

Genesee Transportation Inc.

Medical Motor Service


Empire State Development Corporation

New York State Canal Corporation

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)

New York State Metropolitan Planning Organizations (NYSMPOs)

New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA)


Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO)

American Planning Association (APA)

National Association of Counties (NACO)

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)

National Association of Regional Councils (NARC)

National Governors Association

National League of Cities (NLC)