Transportation Sources. Greg Smith LIBR 530 9 March 2007. Major Headings. Automobiles / Driving. Websites British Columbia Licensed Vehicles http://www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/data/dd/handout/mvlic.pdf
9 March 2007
British Columbia Licensed Vehicleshttp://www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/data/dd/handout/mvlic.pdf
British Columbia Traffic Collision Statisticshttp://www.icbc.com/library/research_papers/traffic/index.asp
ICBC Online Practice Knowledge Testhttp://www.icbc.com/licensing/opkt.asp
Natural Resources Canada - Transportation
Personal Vehicle Programhttp://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/vehicles/home.cfm
Richmond Public Library: B.C. Practice Driving Testhttp://www.rpl.richmond.bc.ca/community/driving/
Road Safety Informationhttp://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/rsindx_e.htm
The United States Council for Automotive Researchwww.uscar.org
Vehicle Inspection Centrehttp://www.ibc.ca/en/Car_Insurance/Buying_a_New_Car/HCMU.asp
Bike Sense http://bikesense.bc.ca/
This is the online version of the British Columbia Operator's Manual.
British Columbia Cycling Coalition http://www.bccc.bc.ca/
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 http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/bchighways/cycling/bicycle.htm
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 http://www.pacific.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/index.htm
Includes marine safety information, legislation and information on their vessels.
Canadian Heritage http://daryl.chin.gc.ca:8000/basisbwdocs/sid/e_main.html
Contains information about ships that were registered in Canadian ports or sailed in Canadian waters.
Canadian Marine Acts and Regulations
Canadian Tide Tables http://www.waterlevels.gc.ca/english/Canada.shtml
Times of High and Low Tides for selected Canadian stations.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Safe Boating Guide http://www.tc.gc.ca/BoatingSafety/menu.htm
Up to date information on current regulations governing recreational boating.
Ships and Shipping http://www.tpl.lib.wa.us/v2/NWROOM/ships.htm
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 http://co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/tp4days.html
Six months of predictions from the US NOAA National Ocean Service.
BC Shipping Directory http://www.shipnet.com/ShippingDirectory/launch.asp?url1=menu.html&url2=index.html
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US) http://www.bts.gov/
City of Vancouver, Engineering Services, Transportation Branch.
Logistics Management – Logistics Services Buyers Guide
MassTransit Magazine (US) http://www.masstransitmag.com/
Online Logistics Directory http://www.ctl.ca/esource/default.asp
Port and Terminal Information for BC portshttp://www.shipnet.com/launch.asp?url1=menu.html&url2=Ports/
Province of British Columbia, The Ministry of Transportation http://www.gov.bc.ca/bvprd/bc/channel.do?action=ministry&channelID=-8394&navId=NAV_ID_province
Transportation Research Board (US) http://www.trb.org/
LOCAL – BC Lower Mainland
BC Ferries http://www.bcferries.bc.ca/
TransLink – public transportation services for the Greater Vancouver area.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) http://www.yvr.ca/
VIA Rail Canada http://www.viarail.ca/ Website in eight languages.
Washington State Ferries http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/
British Columbia Travel and Tourism Guide http://travel.bc.ca/
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.
Travel.org – The Directory of Travel http://travel.org/na.html
Has separate pages for all 12 Canadian provinces as well as global resources.
Lonely Planet: the world’s best guidebooks, travel advice and information
OAG http://oag.com/ 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 http://www.subwaynavigator.com/
Subway Navigator gives you a direct access to the world's subways; Toronto and Montreal make the Top10.
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory http://towd.com/
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.