Training Resources


US DOT Public Access Plan and Compliance


  • Official DOT Public Access Plan

  • Public Access Plan FAQs

  • TRB Webinar: USDOT Public Access Plan and Data Management Primer (http://www.trb.org/ElectronicSessions/Blurbs/174201.aspx). Sections include:

    • Part 1: Introduction and Background for Public Access
    • Part 2: Scope and When to Comply
    • Part 3: Overview of DOT Public Access Plan and Its Requirements
    • Part 4: Copyright and Compliance Issues
    • Part 5, Section 1: What Do We Mean By Data Management?
    • Part 5, Section 2: Why Should You Manage Your Data?
    • Part 5, Section 3: Data Management Checklist
    • Part 5, Section 4: What is a Data Management Plan and Why Do You Need One?
    • Part 5, Section 5: How Do You Create a Data Management Plan?
    • Part 6: Available Resources and Where to Go For Help

  • Transportation Librarians Roundtable Webinar: USDOT Public Access Plan: What Librarians Need to Know


Open Researcher and Contributor IDs (ORCID iDs)



TRB Research in Progress (RiP) database



Data Management Planning


  • Transportation Librarians Roundtable Webinar: Introduction to the DMPTool

  • TRB Webinar: USDOT Public Access Plan and Data Management Primer Part 5 (http://www.trb.org/ElectronicSessions/Blurbs/174201.aspx).

    • Part 5, Section 1: What Do We Mean By Data Management?
    • Part 5, Section 2: Why Should You Manage Your Data?
    • Part 5, Section 3: Data Management Checklist
    • Part 5, Section 4: What is a Data Management Plan and Why Do You Need One?
    • Part 5, Section 5: How Do You Create a Data Management Plan?

General Information about Public Access



Updated 02:52 PM Coordinated Universal Time, November 03, 2017