The University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program has ten regional
research centers located at universities around the country. The program
is run by the USDOT. The centers provide coordination for transportion
research efforts, with each center maintaining a unique focus suited to
their particular region.
National Rural Transportation Study Center (MBTC) is
located at the University of Arkansas. The Center's goal is to educate
transportation professionals and to improve the quality of life in rural
America through transportation education and research. By contributing to
better systems of roads, waterways, rails and airways in rural areas, MBTC
helps to move people and goods to their destinations more efficiently and
- National Center for
Transportation and Industrial Productivity (NCTIP) is
located at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The Center focuses
on increasing productivity through transportation improvements. NCTIP
research focuses on freight movement efficiency; passenger movement
efficiency; and facilty, institution and regulatory efficiency. Its
flagship academic program, the Interdisciplinary Program in
Transportation, leads toward a designated M.S. and Ph.D. in
- National Transportation
Center (NTC) is located at Morgan State University. Its mission is
to advance U.S. technology and expertise in the many disciplines
comprising transportation through the mechanisms of education, research,
and technology transfer at the university level. The intent is to
promote transportation-related careers among minorities and women and to
provide training and research opportunities for faculty and transportation
professionals, entrepreneurs, and business organizations. An important
element is the continuation and broadening of the Master of Science degree
program in transportation.
- National Institute
for Advanced Transportation Technology (NIATT) is located at the
University of Idaho. It focuses on working with industry, government,
and research institutions to develop, evaluate, and market technolgies
that will improve the design and operation of transportation vehicles
Area Traffic A traffic flow map of the Seattle area presented by the
Washington State Department of Transportation.
- TrafNet A
downloadable program that displays real-time traffic conditions for the
Buses Find your route via a map or a text-only version.
- Washington State
Ferries Ferry schedules provided the Washington State Department of
Cycling Page Extensive listing of resources for cylists.
City of Seattle Program Includes maps for bike trails and routes within Seattle.
- Cascade Bicycle Club Along with
information on cycling in the Seattle area and general bicyling
information, a good list for other cycling resources, including national and