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  • Innovative Transportation Technologies: By Jerry Schneider. Classified descriptions, diagrams, over 40 transport technologies: planned, operating; electric and not; manual, automated; 1-/2-mode; freight/people movers (PRT); top mount, suspended; mono-/bi-rails, automated highways; fora, conference reports.
  • 1998 Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference: Four tracks of parallel sessions, transport technology exhibit, optional professional workshops. Held at Pennsylvania State University, 11-13 December 2002.
  • AWAKE: Pipeline project for a system to assess driver vigilance and give off a warning, if need be. Lists consortium members and purpose of the project. Based in Europe.
  • Advanced Transit Association: ATRA promotes developing technologies such as Personal Rapid Transit (PRT), identifies problems and ways advanced systems can help solve them. Descriptions, studies (download, paper), videos, PRT Model Project, calendar, links.
  • Alexander Communications Group, Inc.: Offers several newsletters on emerging energy and transportation technology, including intelligent transportation systems (ITS), alternative vehicles, and fuel cell research and development. Some free content.
  • American Society of Highway Engineers: Resources and news for highway engineers.
  • Citizens for Personal Rapid Transit: CPRT: Non-profit, grassroots, volunteer organization, begun in Minneapolis, MN. Goals: provide information on PRT features and benefits; promote PRT as effective option to meet transport needs. News, calendar, resources, links.
  • Future Transportation: Small enthusiast site, with maglev trains, solar sails, transport history. Brief descriptions, diagrams, photographs.
  • Hydro Lance Corp.: High Aspect Ratio Twin Hull (H.A.R.T.H.): new, innovative marine ocean ship platform architecture with passive designed, high stability and safety, low fuel use, achieves high speeds in high seas: 50-75 knots.
  • I.N.S.E.A.N.: Description of research facilities and programs. Includes publications.
  • Planning Rural Roads: Designed to help planners and managers of rural roads networks in developing countries. Covers topics such as selection, design, funding, and maintenance.
  • Poma Otis: Supplies and installs automated people movers. Includes products, specifications, and existing systems.
  • Predit: French national program in land transport research and innovation. Information about strategic program efforts to improve performance relative to energy, noise, pollution and environment.
  • The ADVISORS project: Action for advanced Driver assistance and Vehicle control systems Implementation, Standardisation, Optimum use of the Road network and Safety. Includes project description and reports, a virtual driving lab, and related links.
  • The National Transportation Library: Provides online access to documents and databases covering all aspects of transportation in the U.S. Material is contributed by public and private organizations around the country and access is free.
  • The Transport Pages: Image galleries about railways, road transport, trams, road steam, heritage transport, steam locomotives, and buses.
  • Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS): Searchable database of articles produced and maintained by the Transportation Research Board at the National Academy of Sciences.

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