Appendix A provides a snapshot of the U.S. demographics factorssuch as population, labor force, and economic conditionsthat influence travel patterns and goods movement. Appendix B includes a list of acronyms used throughout the report. Appendix C contains a glossary of transportation terminology contained within this report.
The Office of Geographic Information Services (OGIS) of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration's (RITA) in the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) publishes transportation spatial data and analysis. Appendix D contains select maps produced by the OGIS, covering the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds obligated and projects by state, research, and development facilities funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation, air traffic hubs, North American cruise destinations and market share, and major U.S. transportation facilities.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 web site, http://www.dot.gov/recovery/, highlights Recovery Act projects. The OGIS developed an interactive map for the site that allows one to view efforts within the United States and its territories as well as by USDOT operating administration, including:
- the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA),
- the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),
- the Maritime Administration (MARAD),
- the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA),
- the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and
- the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST).