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Department for Transport, UK (formerly DLTR)
The role of the Department for Transport is to determine overall transport strategy and to manage relationships with the agencies responsible for the delivery of that vision.

European Commission
European Commission Transport Web page containing good transport statistics for EU countries and some countries in Eastern Europe, together with comparisons with Japan.

European Conference of Ministers of Transport
ECMT Web page containing useful transport publications, transport trends and transport statistics for both Western and Eastern Europe.

French Laboratory of Transport Economics (LET)
LET Web page containing useful publications, primarily in French.

French National Institute forTransport & Safety Research (INRETS)
INRETS Web page in French and English containing a variety of information on publications and research & development.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
The GTZ is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations.

Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITE Web site provides technical information through the bookstore, ITE Journal, Traffic Calming Web Site, ITS, and other resources.

International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
UITP Web page containing useful studies and publications.

International Road Federation (IRF)
IRF Web page containing information on conferences and meetings, world road statistics, and publications.

International Union of Railroads (UIC)
UIC Web page containing useful statistics, bibliographical information and other documents.

National Archives and Records Administration, Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The CFR online is a joint project authorized by the publisher, the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register, and the Government Printing Office (GPO) to provide the public with enhanced access to Government information. Regulations relating to transportation may be found at this Website.

Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics (TOI)
TOI Web page containing a list of their research programs and brief description of the scope of each research top and the program administrator.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
The OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to support sustainable economic growth; boost employment; raise living standards; maintain financial stability; assist other countries' economic development, and contribute to growth in world trade. The OECD also shares expertise and exchanges views with more than 70 other countries, from Brazil, China, and Russia to the least developed countries in Africa. OECD Web page on transport contains good transport statistics for OECD countries while the OECD publications Web page includes access to a wide variety of documents and to the OECD on-line bookstore

Transport Research Board (TRB)
TRB Web page providing a wealth of current information on research in transportation innovations, and policy and practice. Includes an electronic catalogue and links to two important bibliographical databases - TRIS (Transportation Research Information Service) and PATH (an extensive database pertaining to Intelligent Transportation Systems).

Transport Research Laboratory
The UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) web site contains a wealth of information about the organization's capabilities, experience and facilities. It includes details of past and current projects in the UK and overseas; enables visitors to download evaluation copies of TRL software, purchase publications on-line and subscribe to a free newsletter; lists courses and conferences; provides information about TRL's library and information services, including membership schemes; and hosts a number of 'micro-sites' for international projects in which TRL is a partner.

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
The US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) was established for the purposes of data collection, analysis and reporting, and to ensure the most cost-effective use of transportation-monitoring resources. The BTS Web page contains a variety of information, including access to the National Transportation Library, various databases, product information and services, GIS, international transportation, transportation studies, statistical policy and research.

US Department of Transportation
USDOT page containing information on the functions and responsibilities of the various organizations within USDOT.

World Bank Transport
The World Bank Web page contains information on the various transport sub-sectors, including railways.

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