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Transportation Research: Government, Agencies & Legal Sources

Government, Agencies & Legal Sources

Identify and regularly check government websites for current information on topics or regions of interest.
Federal, state, and local governments often distribute the following information on transportation:

  • Laws and legislation
  • Agency research and reports
  • Events and activities
  • Data and statistics

Government Documents



The United States government is one of the largest sponsors of research in the world.  Its branches and various agencies distribute communicate their research through government documents, available through the Government Printing Office (GPO).  Use these sources for data, reports, legislative actions, and more.