DOD rewrite speeds IT to field
- By George I. Seffers
- May 23, 2000
The Transportation Department on Monday released an updated set of geographic
databases of transportation facilities nationwide.
The National Transportation Atlas Databases 2000 CD-ROM contains data
from all of DOT's operating units. It provides transportation planners and
researchers with valuable information for more than 20 data sets, including
the National Highway Planning Network, public use airports, railway networks
and congressional district boundaries.
It is available in DOS/Windows and Unix formats from the Bureau of Transportation
Statistics at (202) 366-DATA or www.bts.gov/btsprod.
The databases most often are used for research, analysis and decision-making
across all modes of transportation, according to the department. They are
most useful at the national level but have major applications at regional,
state and local levels throughout the transportation community.