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Transportation and Logistics Links

Agencies and organizations

American Transportation Research Institute
(transportation research with emphasis on trucking; environment is one focus area)

US Dept. of Transportation
(ensures a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, convenient transportation system; links: Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Surface Transportation Board (STB) Maritime Administration (MARAD))

US DOT Energy and Sustainability efforts

(grants/programs; case studies; What I Can Do; links: Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Maritime Administration (MARAD) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA))

Partnership for Sustainable Communities
(HUD, DOT, EPA joint effort to  help communities improve access to affordable housing, increase transportation options,  transportation costs while protecting the environment; case studies, grants, resources, including those at “Transportation Choices”)

Ohio Dept. of Transportation
(links to all divisions, services, info)

ODOT Division of Planning, Office of Environmental Services
(environmental policy/NEPA, cultural resources, ecological resources/waterway permits/environmental site assessments)

NCAT’s Smart Communities Network, Sustainable Transportation 
(tools, success stories, codes/ordinances, education, resource links)

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
(works with cities worldwide to bring about transport solutions that cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce poverty, improve quality of urban life;  Climate & Transport Policy Cycling & Walking Outreach & Awareness Public Transport Sustainable Urban Development Traffic Reduction)

Warehousing Education Research Council
(resources for distribution professionals; education, performance metrics for benchmarking,  research, experts/knowledge exchange; local councils: NE OH, Cincinnati, Columbus; links)

American Association of Port Authorities
(trade association which represents more than 130 public port authorities in the US/Western Hemisphere, Cleveland/Toledo; serves deep draft public ports with leadership on trade, transportation, environmental issues related to port development/operations)

Council of Supply Chain Professionals
(communicate for better management skills; research; >awareness industry)

Transportation and Logistics Council
(serves broad range of shipping community through education/advocacy)

American Society of Transportation and Logistics 
(organization for transportation/logistics professionals; certifications; research; professional development)

GRDC publishers Urban Environmental Management
(sustainable transportation links to publications/organizations worldwide)


Other web links

Shell, Inc.
(smarter mobility information)

International Journal for Sustainable Transportation