Transportation

A Primer on Gasoline Prices
An authoritative discussion of the components of pump prices. From the U.S. National Energy Information Center.


AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report
Fuel prices for U.S. metro areas, states, and national figures. Updated daily.


Airline Toll-Free Numbers and Websites
A worldwide list of airlines.


Airline Toll-Free Numbers and Websites
A worldwide list.


Airliners.net
Site claims to have the largest aviation photo database on the Internet. Search by aircraft name, category, airline and keyword. The site also has aviation statistics and history.


Airport Information and City Code Converter
The airport and city code converter combs through several government databases to provide mapping, market, and travel info for airports around the U.S.


AirSafe.com
Air safety information for air travelers, at least those who plan their trips according to which airlines have the most accidents. Useful for a quick search of the past 10 major airplane accidents in the U.S.


American Automobile Association
AAA is a national federation of over 45 million motorists and travelers, with over 1,400 offices throughout the United States and Canada. All-purpose resource for travelers.


Aviation Airworthiness Alerts
Contains monthly alerts since 1995. Also links to general aviation topics of interest. “This link provides access to some Airworthiness Alerts. These Alerts have been discontinued as of November 2000. This link provides access to the alerts up to October 2000.”


AviationDB – Aviation Database
A Web site/database offering a large set of Aviation related data.


Biztravel
Alerts you to airfare deals. Biztravel also has bizMiles, a one-stop tracker for frequent traveler programs. Will send updates on flights and weather to your pager.


Country Profiles from Eldis
This resource, under development, will include detailed country information on agriculture, environment, economics, education, gender, politics, health, and advice for visitors. The agriculture component is the first completed, though links connect to older Eldis resources. From the Electronic Development and
Environment Information System


Defence & Aerospace Directory
A company directory, searchable by industry, product or country, from Defence Systems Daily, the British publisher.


Defence Systems Daily
Defense and aerospace headlines every day from this British publisher.


Energy Information Agency
EIA is the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. Its 32 lists cover various regions, petroleum, natural gas, gasoline, coal, propane, et al.


FAA Aviation Safety Data
Includes aircraft incident reports, inspection records and industry averages, along with company comparisons.


How far is it
Calculate the distance between any two places in the world. Then see maps.


International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Assn
Offers training, and organizes conferences and media trips.


Landings aircraft databases
A treasure trove of information on aircraft: search for pilots, airplanes by tail number, medical exams, distance between airports, etc.


Landings Certified Pilots Database
A nearly current database of 600,000 pilots registered with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.


Landings databases
Among the treasure trove at Landings is a calculator of the distance between airports.


Mapquest Driving Directions
Mapquest will show you the way — approximately — between any two North American cities — distance, maps, directions.


NICAR access to air databases
Databases of FAA actions, NTSB investigations, other public records for sale to journalists from the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting.


NTSB Accident Data
Links to National Transportation Safety Board report briefs from 1983-1995. (Not up to date.) Search by month.


NTSB Accident Synopses
Aviation accidents and incidents investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board. Search by month from 1983 to the present. Briefly describes the accident and its probable cause.


Oil Price Information Service
Provider of detailed surveys (to AAA and others) of fuel prices: wholesale, retail, diesel, etc.


OneTravel
Alerts you to airfare deals from more than 20 airlines. Will send updates on flights and weather to your pager.


Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports
STAR provides abstracts of aerospace-related reports from Government agencies, research institutions and industry worldwide, including reports on aeronautics, space, and supporting disciplines. Electronic access began in 1996. For prior years consult the printed index available at some depository libraries. One of five collections in NASA’s RECONplus database.


Travelocity
This online travel agent’s Farewatcher alerts you to airfare deals for up to five destinations. Will send updates on flights and weather to your pager.


U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Links to updated data, graphs and charts on transportation statistics. Also has state freight profile and other cargo information.


USA CityLink
Pick a city at “the Internet’s most comprehensive listing of U.S. States and Cities offering information on travel, tourism and relocation.”


World Currency Converter
Conversions based on today’s exchange rates.


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