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Advocacy Groups

Anchorage Citizens Coalition
ANTC (Alliance for a New Transportation Charter)
APM (Alliance for a Paving Moratorium)
AFVG (Alternative Fuel Vehicle Group)
ATM (Americans for Transportation Mobility)
AHTS (APTA Heritage Trolley and Streetcar Site)
BRTC (Bus Rapid Transit Central)
BRTPC (Bus Rapid Transit Policy Center)
CCC (Center for Community Change, Transportation Equity Network)
CFTE (Center for Transportation Excellence)
Climate Ark (CA)
CSC (Coalition for Smart Competition)
Commuter Choice (CC)
DTF (Diesel Technology Forum)
Earth Day
ESPA (Easter Seals Project Action)
EIQ (Eco IQ Transportation and Communications Page)
Eco-Portal (EP )
EESF (Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation)
FOA (Friends of AMTRAK)
FC2000 (Fuel Cells 2000)
FNSGLC (Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities)
Fuel Cell Markets
ITT (Innovative Transportation Technologies)
ILE (Institute for Location Efficiency--Location Efficiency Mortgages)
ITSA (Intelligent Transportation Society of America)
511 (National Traveler Information Telephone Number)
ICDN (Intelligent Transportation Systems Cooperative Deployment Network)
Light Rail Now Project
MHSRA (Midwest High Speed Rail Association)
The Monorail Society
NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates)
NAWGITS (National Associations Working Group for Intelligent Transportation Systems)
NBRTI (National BRT Institute)
NBCRT (National Business Coalition for Rapid Transit)
NCBW (National Center for Bicycling and Walking)
NCI (National Corridors Initiative)
NSC (National Safety Council) (NTO)
(NAUTF) North American Urban Transit Forum
NAVC (Northeast Advanced Vehicle Consortium)
Operation Lifesaver (OL)
PVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America)
PPS (Project for Public Spaces)
PERC (Propane Education & Research Council)
Reconnecting America (RA)
SGN (Smart Growth Network)
SHSRC (Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor)
Speed Train
SPRC (States for Passenger Rail Coalition)
STPP (Surface Transportation Policy Project)
SCN (Sustainable Communities Network)
TFLEX (Transit Finance Learning Exchange)
TFD (Transit-Focused Development)
TODA (Transit-Oriented Development Advocate)
TravelMatters (TM )
URPA (United Rail Passenger Alliance)
ULI (Urban Land Institute)
WTS (Women's Transportation Seminar)


ATRA (Advanced Transit Association)
ATTI (Advanced Transportation Technology Institute)
AGTA (Airport Ground Transportation Association)
AAUSA (All Aboard - USA
AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
ABA (American Bus Association)
ACGIH (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists)
ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies)
APA (American Planning Association)
APTA (American Public Transportation Association)
APWA (American Public Works Association)
AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association)
ARTBA (American Road and Transportation Builders Association)
ASLRRA (American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association)
ASAE (American Society of Association Executives)
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
AVA (American Vecturist Association)
ACT (Association for Commuter Transportation)
AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International)
AAR (Association of American Railroads)
ADS (Association of Diesel Specialists)
AMPO (Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations)
RTUS (Association of Rail Travel in the U.S.)
ARM (Association of Railway Museums)
BOMA (Bus Owners Marketing Alliance)
BIA (Buses International Association)
CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance)
CTAA (Community Transportation Association of America)
CRSI (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute)
COMTO (Conference of Minority Transportation Officials)
CMAA (Construction Management Association of America)
CTN (Contactless Technology Network)
CUTC(Council of University Transportation Centers)
ESI (Economic Strategy Institute)
EDTA (Electric Drive Transportation Association)
ERA (Electric Railroaders Association)
EMA (Engine Manufacturers Association)
Eno Center for Transportation
GTI (Gas Technology Institute)
IMA (Institute of Management Accountants)
IRE (Institute for Railroad Engineering)
ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
IARO (International Air Rail Organization)
UITP (International Association of Public Transport)
IDA (International Downtown Association)
IRWA (International Right of Way Association)
ITMA (International Transportation Management Association)
LIT (Latinos in Transit)​
LRTA (Light Rail Transit Association)
MBS (Motor Bus Society)
NACO (National Association of Counties)
NAFA (National Association of Fleet Administrators)
NARP (National Association of Railroad Passengers)
NARC (National Association of Regional Councils)
NBB (National Biodiesel Board)
NCL (National Civic League)
NLC (National League of Cities)
NPA (National Parking Association)
NPGA (National Propane Gas Association)
NSTA (National School Transportation Association)
NSCA (National Station Car Association)
NTBA (National Transit Benefit Association)
NGVC (Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition)
NI (Nickel Institute)
NAVC (Northeast Advanced Vehicle Consortium)
NEPTA (NorthEast Passenger Transportation Association)
PCA (Portland Cement Association)
PVC (Propane Vehicle Council)
REMSA (Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association)
RSS (Railway Systems Suppliers)
SCA (Smart Card Alliance)
SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers International)
SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers)
SWTA (South West Transit Association)
Transportation for America Coalition
TLPA (Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association)
TSC (Transit Standards Consortium)
UMA (United Motorcoach Association)
USCM (United States Conference of Mayors)
VESI (Value Engineering Society International)

Labor Unions

ATU (Amalgamated Transit Union)
AFRP (American Federation of Railroad Police)
AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees)
BLET (Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen)
IAM (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers)
IBT (International Brotherhood of Teamsters)
TWU (Transport Workers Union of America)
UTU (United Transportation Union)

Other Links

ATD (Accessible Travelers Database)
ARW (Airport Railways of the World)
America on the Move (Smithsonian Institution Permanent Exhibit on Transportation)
AVA American Vecturist Association
AHS (AMTRAK Historical Society)
BOT (Bikes on Transit)
ETHP (Electric Trolleybus Home Page)
ILF (Inspice Lost and Found)
IPTR (International Public Transportation Ring)
ILF (Internet Lost and Found)
Link Rail (LR)
Monorail Society (MS)
MBT (Museum of Bus Transportation)
NRM (National Railroad Museum)
NRHS (National Railway Historical Society)
NARM (North American Railroad Museums)
NAVTS (North American Vintage Trolley Systems)
ORI (Operation Respond Institute)
PNPPRC (Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center)
Routes International (RI)
Subway Page (SP)
Train Traveling (TT)
TPT (Transportation and Public Transit: An Online Lesson)
TCDC (Trolley Cars Dot Com)
USAR (USA by Rail)
WBTS (World Bank Transport Sector)


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