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Transportation Sources. Greg Smith LIBR 530 9 March 2007. Major Headings. Automobiles / Driving. Websites British Columbia Licensed Vehicles

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transportation sources

Transportation Sources

Greg Smith

LIBR 530

9 March 2007


Automobiles / Driving


British Columbia Licensed Vehicles

British Columbia Traffic Collision Statistics


ICBC Online Practice Knowledge Test


Natural Resources Canada - Transportation



Personal Vehicle Program

Richmond Public Library: B.C. Practice Driving Test

Road Safety Information

The United States Council for Automotive

Vehicle Inspection Centre

Ward’s Auto


Automobiles / Driving

  • Databases
  • Auto Repair Reference Center [fee-based], EBSCO and Point 5 Technologies.
  • An electronic file aimed both at professional automobile mechanics and do-it-yourself auto repair enthusiasts. The file features auto repair information for the major manufacturers of both domestic and imported vehicles from 1954-2003, and contains information on 25,000 vehicles.
  • Ward’s AutoInfoBank [fee-based]
  • An online gateway to the most comprehensive, up-to-the-minute data available in the automotive industry. Provides access to the same Ward’s database used to compile reports for many publications -- in many cases, more detailed data than published. Includes a powerful querying and report-generating tool to easily extract data.

Automobiles / Driving

  • Print Reference
  • These titles are the most comprehensive annotated bibliographic tools that cover the widest range of current reference materials by subject.
  • Automotive A-Z: Lane’s complete dictionary of automotive terms. Lane, K. Veloce Publishing : 2002.
  • 13,000 entries; English-American definitions of 350 terms. Several appendices.
  • Automotive Handbook, 6th ed. Robert Bosch GmbH, 2004.
  • “Considered the most indispensable reference for automotive engineers, mechanics, students” and others. Over 225 subjects.
  • The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. Georgano, Nick, ed. London : Stationery Office, 2000.
  • Encyclopedia of Cars. Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, 1998.
  • Includes two hundred international car companies and models.


  • Air Safe Aircraft Accidents Register
  • A register of fatal airline accidents & accident rates throughout the world, by region and airline since 1970.
  • British Columbia Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association
  • Contains the latest news, current weather reports, upcoming events, a listing of flight services and a monthly newsletter.
  • Canadian Women in Aviation
  • Networking, scholarship and career opportunities for women in the aviation industry. Covers general, corporate, commercial and military aviation.
  • FlightSafety International
  • U.S. and Canadian flight training centers, sorted by airplane type. Includes full-text airplane publications.
  • Transport Canada - Civil Aviation
  • Includes the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), Canadian Civil Aircraft Register, full text flight test guides and standards and more.


Bike Sense

This is the online version of the British Columbia Operator's Manual.

British Columbia Cycling Coalition

Links to many cycling websites. Includes B.C. Transportation links (ie. bus routes with bike racks; traveling on B.C. Ferries), B.C. Bicycle Helmet Study, Bicycling Magazine (they have a Bike-Finder section), and a library with bicycle related reports.

Cycling Information

From the Ministry of Transportation, find out about cycling restrictions on B.C. roads, the law about helmets, and the rights and duties of the bicycle rider.



Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Includes marine safety information, legislation and information on their vessels.

Canadian Heritage

Contains information about ships that were registered in Canadian ports or sailed in Canadian waters.

Canadian Marine Acts and Regulations

Canadian Tide Tables

Times of High and Low Tides for selected Canadian stations.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Safe Boating Guide

Up to date information on current regulations governing recreational boating.

Ships and Shipping

This database from Tacoma Public Library in Washington contains a searchable database of more than 13,000 ships. It provides full-text information on 1000 ships built on the Pacific Coast and ships with a connection to the Northwest. The database includes the names (and former names ) of vessels, their builders, careers and disposition.

Tide Predictions at U.S. Reference Stations

Six months of predictions from the US NOAA National Ocean Service.


Shipping, Logistics & Statistics

BC Shipping Directory

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US)

City of Vancouver, Engineering Services, Transportation Branch.

Logistics Management – Logistics Services Buyers Guide

MassTransit Magazine (US)

Online Logistics Directory

Port and Terminal Information for BC ports

Province of British Columbia, The Ministry of Transportation

Transportation Research Board (US)


Travel & Trip Planning

LOCAL – BC Lower Mainland

BC Ferries

TransLink – public transportation services for the Greater Vancouver area.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

VIA Rail Canada Website in eight languages.

Washington State Ferries


Travel & Trip Planning


British Columbia Travel and Tourism Guide

Canada Travel - Tips, Guides & Reviews on Travel Library

A Tour of Canada – Tour Canada without leaving your desk

Text only links in both English and French. – The Directory of Travel

Has separate pages for all 12 Canadian provinces as well as global resources.


Travel & Trip Planning


Lonely Planet: the world’s best guidebooks, travel advice and information

OAG Site in English, Chinese, or Japanese.

OAG is a global travel and transport information company with three core activities: managing and distributing information within the passenger and cargo aviation sectors; providing travel information to business travelers; and providing advertising and promotion opportunities for the aviation and travel communities.


Rail Europe is the leading authority of European rail and related travel products in North America representing more than 35 European railroads.

Subway Navigator

Subway Navigator gives you a direct access to the world's subways; Toronto and Montreal make the Top10.

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory


General Indexes & Databases

Business Source Premier (EBSCO Publishing)

Articles from business magazines, journals and trade publications. Over 1,050 business journals and peer-reviewed titles provide articles. Updated daily and covers 1990 - present (full-text); 1984 - present (indexes & abstracts).

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)

Provides in-depth reports on important issues of the day. Covers social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Full-text, 1991-current.

LexisNexis Academic (Lexis/Nexis)

One of the world's premier full-text news, government, legal, finance and business information services. Updated daily, indexing newspapers, journals, company and financial information, legal resources, medical resources, reference works, and US patents; coverage varies.

Readers’ Guide Abstract (HW Wilson)

Database containing comprehensive indexing and abstracting of 240 popular and general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada. Updated monthly; coverage 1983-present.


TRIS is a bibliographic database hosted by the National Transportation Library under a cooperative agreement between the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and TRB.