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Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Facts, figures, statistics; official governmental agency in charge of highway safety
National Transportation Safety Board
U.S. Department of Transportation
Governmental agency in charge of all aspects of transportation
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Insurance company sponsored agency devoted to automotive safety; crash test data
Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)
vehicle ratings, safety facts, news releases
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is an alliance of consumer, health, and safety groups, and insurance companies and agents working together to make America's roads safer.
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System
(FARS) contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality in the crash.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. House of Representatives
Nonprofit, nongovernmental agency, committed to safety in general, with department of automotive safety
Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive Driving
Grassroots, nonpartison, nonprofit organization dedicated to safer roads for all.
Public Citizen is the consumer's eyes and ears in Washington. Auto Safety a key issue. Ford, Firestone, SUV rollover info.
the consumer advocacy web site of Consumers Union, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. This site provides informative and educational materials developed by Consumers Union's advocacy offices on a variety of consumer issues (Ford, Firestone and SUV rollover)
The goal of The Surface Transportation Policy Project is to ensure that transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable. We emphasize the needs of people, rather than vehicles.
Center for Responsive Politics
Tracks Political Donations
Road Hog Info Trough
SUV information and campaign for cleaner and safer alternatives
Autos on Welfare report
IN MEMORIAM, A Century of Suffering,101st Anniversary of the first person killed by Automobile in North America.
Jane Holtz Kay
author of "Asphalt Nation" (How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back)
by Jane Holtz Kay-a web book review, from The Preservation Institute, dedicated to developing a new politics that recognizes the limits of technology.
Our role is to help to unite, build and maintain the international car free movement; and to inform, motivate, publicise and empower all groups and individuals fighting against the car's dominance and destructiveness
Action Without Borders
The Idealist, 20,000 non-profit organizations in 150 countries.
breaking news on auto/suv safety, litigation, and lawmaking, targeting the industry and the government
Drive Now, Talk Later
The SUV Anti Fan Club
SUV Safety Issues
reclaim the streets
Critical Mass Hub
Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to take back the streets from cars. The idea started in San Francisco in September 1992, and quickly spread to cities all over the world. This page attempts to be the most complete guide to local Critical Mass sites around the globe.
Critical Mass Times
The ".org" domain notwithstanding, Critical Mass is not an organization, it's an unorganized coincidence. Accordingly, this isn't the official Critical Mass web page, because there is no official CM web page.
E-mail addresses for the President,Vice President,First Lady and Mrs. Gore
Presidential campaign site
Write your Representative
Quick lookup and link to your Representative through zip code
Contact Your Senator
The Electronic Activist
An e-mail address directory of congresspeople, state governments, and media entities.
Tips on communicating with congresspersons
The Public Safety Search Engine
Locate and contact your local Law Enforcement Agency and inform them of your concerns
Tripod sign up
Start your own website, free and easy
Search over 300 current newspapers
Common Dreams News Center
Breaking News, Views for the Progressive Community
U.S. Daily Newspapers and wire services
U.S. Alternative Weeklys
A community of people concerned about social change,Voluminous magazine, E-magazine and more
Asphalt Strawberry, An Internet Magazine
Features and links about the effects of automobiles on the world and alternatives
The Washington Post
electronic town hall
Carfree cities past, present, and future. Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development:
A Project of the U.S. Dept. of Energy-Transportation
The Center for Livable Communities
helps local governments and community leaders be proactive in their land use and transportation planning, and adopt programs and policies that lead to more livable and resource efficient land use patterns
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) High Speed Ground Transportation
Back On Track
Marcia D. Lowe, In Context Magazine, Article on a rail revival
Harvard Science Review:
Maglev Trains, An Attractive (and Repulsive) Option for Future Travel by Wm. Kitchens
High Speed Rail
Corridor to the Future
National Association of Railroad Passengers
The High Speed Rail/ Automated Transportation Homepage
Information and Technical Exchange
Transportation Research Board
promotes innovation and progress in transportation by stimulating and conducting research, facilitating the dissemination of information, and encouraging the implementation of research results.
American Public Transit Association
The Hubbert Peak of Oil Production
Named after the late Dr. M. King Hubbert, Geophysicist, this website provides data, analysis and recommendations regarding the upcoming peak in the rate of global oil extraction.
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