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Includes VDOT subscription databases and publicly accessible search tools and resources. Use filters below to narrow by Subject, Type or Provider, or start your research with a Research Guide.

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  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains datasets.
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AASHTO's Research Advisory Committee (RAC) created this site to help members solicit information from other state DOT representatives regarding best practices, policies, specifications and more. Contains data for more than 375 completed surveys from 2003-present.
Contains full-text copies of recent articles from renowned trade publications, market trends and business research, including: More than 5,600 full-text business magazines, journals and trade publications, more than 1,100 full-text newspapers with same-day currency, and more than 1 million TV and radio news transcripts.
  • Contains some full text documents.
  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains complete full text documents.
  • Contains datasets.
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ERIC is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education. It provides access to 1.5 million bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added every week. A key component of ERIC is its collection of grey literature in education, which is largely available in full text in Adobe PDF format. Approximately one quarter of the complete ERIC Collection is available in full text.
  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains complete full text documents.
  • Contains datasets.
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FARS is a nationwide census providing NHTSA, Congress and the American public yearly data regarding fatal injuries suffered in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Create your own fatality data run online by using the FARS Query System. Or download all FARS data from 1975 to present from the FTP Site.
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Presents summaries on the benefits, costs, deployment levels, and lessons learned for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) deployment and operations from over 20 years of ITS evaluation studies, research syntheses, handbooks, journal articles, and conference papers tracking the effectiveness of deployed ITS.
  • Contains datasets.
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Congress established the NTD to be the Nation’s primary source for information and statistics on the transit systems of the United States. Approximately 850 transit providers in urbanized areas (UZAs) currently report to the NTD through the Internet-based reporting system. Each year, NTD performance data are used to apportion over $5 billion of FTA funds to transit agencies in UZAs. FTA submits annual NTD reports to Congress summarizing transit service and safety data.
  • Contains some full text documents.
  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains datasets.
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The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the United States and significant accidents in other modes of transportation – railroad, highway, marine and pipeline. The NTSB determines the probable cause of the accidents and issues safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents. In addition, the NTSB carries out special studies concerning transportation safety and coordinates the resources of the Federal Government and other organizations to provide assistance to victims and their family members impacted by major transportation disasters.
  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains complete full text documents.
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The National Transportation Library (NTL) has re-branded their Digital Repository "Repository & Open Science Access Portal." Known as ROSA P, this portal is a public repository of NTL's collection of more than 30,000 full-text items related to transportation research.
  • Requires library card login when off the VDOT network.
  • Contains peer-reviewed research.
  • Contains complete full text documents.
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This online journal from Taylor & Francis provides full-text access to all articles from all issues of Road Materials and Pavement Design from 2000-present. Features articles on mechanical, thermal, chemical and/or physical properties of bitumens, additives, bituminous mixes, asphalt concrete, cement concrete, unbound granular materials, soils, geo-composites, new and innovative materials, as well as mix design, soil stabilization, and environmental aspects of handling and re-use of road materials.
Science.gov is a gateway to U.S. government science information. The portal offers free access to research and development (R&D) results and scientific and technical information from scientific organizations across 13 federal agencies. Search more than 60 databases, over 2,200 websites, and over 200 million pages of federal science information in many formats, including full-text documents, citations, scientific data supporting federally funded research, and multimedia.
  • Virginia state agency resource.
  • Contains datasets.
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Also known as smarterroads.org, this site makes VDOT’s transportation data available to approved users online. This cloud-based portal provides raw data pertaining to road conditions, incidents, work zones, multi-modal transportation and road signs to the connected and automated vehicle industry, third-party enterprise and the public. Data sets range from real-time sensor streams updated every minute, to road statistic shape files updated annually. Browse available data sets, then create a free account to get started.
  • Contains datasets.
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TranStats indexes statistical data on all modes of transportation from agencies in USDOT. Users can search for data tables via transportation mode, subject, agency, or content keywords and much of the data can be downloaded in spreadsheet or statistical software formats. 1990-present.
  • Virginia state agency resource.
  • Contains complete full text documents.
  • Contains datasets.
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Also known as Virginiaroads.org, the Virginia Roads Open Data Portal was developed to provide user-friendly access to all of the Virginia Department of Transportation's map products and to ensure VDOT’s transparency to the public. It pulls together a variety of VDOT project information in one place for a general public audience, to assist citizens, elected officials, local government partners and others in getting current information quickly and in an easy-to-understand format.
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