Transportation Libraries and Information Centers


NAME:Federal Transit Administration

Catalog:
Other Information Provider

Date of Last Update:
2009-11-04

Name of library or information center:
Federal Transit Administration

Name of parent organization (if applicable):

Title of person to which library or information center director reports:
Transportation Management Specialist

Is your information center a member of a Transportation Knowledge Network?:
Not a TKN Member

Do you provide access to your information collection to the general public (either on-site or on-line, with or without a fee)?:
Yes

Describe any special conditions for accessing your resources or services (e.g. by appointment, affiliations required):
Most of he FTA research documents are housed in the U.S. Department of Transportation Library, National Technical Information Service, and online.

Provide a description of your information collection:
Transit or urban mass transportation is what we are about, namely: new and conventional public transit systems including bus, heavy rail, light rail, rapid rail transit, urban maglev, bus rapid transit, paratransit, rural transportation, intelligent transportation systems, and new and advanced technologies, innovative strategies and practices. FTA does not have a physically located library. Published research materials are available online at the FTA website, TRIS Database, TRB Research in Progress Database, and in DOT Library, National Technical Information Service, and some university transportation libraries.

What are the particular subject strengths of your collection?:
NEW AND CONVENTIONAL PUBLIC TRANSIT BUS RAPID TRANSIT ADVANCED AND INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES URBAN MAGLEV TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CONGESTION MANAGEMENT CLEAN AIR VEHICLES GREEN TRANSIT ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY VEHICLES AND PRACTICES INNOVATIVE AND BEST PRACTICES CONGESTION MANAGEMENT

# Professional Staff:
2

# Support Staff :

Special notes or comments about your library or information center:
FTA does not have a physically located library. FTA is inclusive and provides a transit research information service to everyone, such as response to inquiries, referral, published cdocuments, and more.


Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact:
Marina Drancsak

Address:

Federal Transit Administration , 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE

City:
Washington

State:
DC

Zip:
20590

Country:
USA

Mailing Address (if different):

Main phone:
202-366-0201

Fax Number:
202-366-3765

Main email:
Marina.Drancsak@dot.gv

Website:
http://www.fta.dot.gov

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Organization Type:
Federal or National Agency


Special Collections

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