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Transportation Committee


Map Title: Access to Jobs
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Regional Plan Association, using data from a variety of sources, produced a map showing travel time to jobs of various industries or those requiring a certain level of education by a variety of means of transportation from wherever the user chooses in the New York City region including Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties. (Move the blue flag to a location in one of those three counties to get started.) (Requires Firefox or Chrome.)

Map Title: Road Fatalities by Million Miles Traveled, 2010
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: Pew Charitable Trust's Stateline used data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration to produce a map showing traffic death rates for each state. Stateline wrote an article on the subject at the same time.

Map Title: U.S. High Speed Rail System (Potential)
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: High speed rail-advocate Alfred Twu at First Cultrual Industries has created a map showing a potential high speed rail system stretching across the country (and including a stop in Hartford).

Map Title: The East Coast Greenway in Connecticut
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The East Coast Greenway is a private effort to link off-road, bike- and walker-friendly trails from the Maine-Canada border to Key West, Florida. 198 miles of the route goes through Connecticut, where it uses such trails as the Airline Trail, the Hop River Trail, and the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail (scroll to the bottom of the linked page to find the map).

Map Title: Real-Time Location of Amtrak Trains
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Amtrak provides real-time locations of all of its trains.

Map Title: The State of Bridges
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Transportation for America put data from the Federal Highway Administration onto a Google Map and now you can see which bridges in any selected area are structurally deficient.

Map Title: Average Daily Traffic
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: These maps use data collected from 2010 to 2012 to show Average Daily Traffic (ADT) in dozens of locations in all 169 towns. (The pink numbers on the maps represent ADT over the last 12 years.)

Map Title: Annual Gas Consumption Per Capita, by County
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Natural Resources Defense Council published a map showing annual per capita gasoline consumption for each county.

Map Title: Average One-Way Commuting Time
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: National Public Radio has an interactive map depicting the average commuting time for each zip code.

Map Title: Long Island Sound Links
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This Wikipedia entry covers the possibly surprisingly long history of plans and proposals to build a bridge or tunnel across Long Island Sound.

Map Title: Percentage of Workers 16-Years-Old and Older Who Use Public Transportation
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Rural Assistance Center used 5-year estimates from 2007 to 2011 from the Census Bureau to show the percentage of workers in each county who use public transportation.

Map Title: Major Freight Corridors
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Federal Highway Administration map shows which rails, rivers, and highways carry a high volume of freight based on number of trucks per day.

Map Title: Potentially Congested Highways, 2020
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Federal Highway Administration forecasts which highways will be congested during peak hours in 2020.

Map Title: Fatal Accidents, 2001 - 2009
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: ITOWorld, a UK company, produced a map using National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data showing virtually every fatality involving a motor vehicle for the entire country. You can zoom in to each accident and find out the age and sex of the victim along with whether they were a pedestrian, cyclist, motorcyclist, vehicle occupant, or someone that didn't fall into one of those categories.

Map Title: Fatal Accident Road Clusters
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: RiskyRoads.org lays data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration over a Google Map. Zoom in to any location in the state or anywhere else in the country.

CT Road Conditions

Map Title: Connecticut Interactive Travel Information Map
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The state DOT gives us a map that includes real-time traffic conditions as well as links to traffic cameras.

Statewide Bicycle Map

Map Title: Statewide Bicycle Map
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This map was produced with information on state roads and town roads obtained in 2002. Each of the sections of this map are in gif format varying in size. Select a section by tabbing or using your mouse. Each section will open into a larger resizable gif image.

2002 Connecticut Transportation Map

Map Title: 2002 Connecticut Transportation Map
Interactive: Yes
Printable: No
Description: This map show all the means of transportation in the state: highways, railroads, airports, and ferry routes. It also shows park and ride lots.

 
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