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Data

Workforce Information

Demographics are particularly useful to managers in the workforce planning process.  This data is also used by Congressional staffers and others who have an interest in the size and makeup of the federal workforce, and by public and private organizations and individuals interested in the diversity of DOT for a wide variety of reasons.

Rural Speed Safety Pilot Project

 

Overview

Current crash prediction methods, such as those in the first edition of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) use traffic volume data along with geometric characteristics to predict the annual average crash frequency of roadway segments and intersections. One limitation of the HSM is the omission of speed-related factors from all aspects of safety predictive methods. Recent research has made little substantive progress in incorporating speed-related factors into crash...

State and Local Government Data Analysis Tools for Roadway Safety - Notice of Funding Opportunity

 

In November 2019, USDOT released a NOFO titled “State and Local Government Data Analysis Tools for Roadway Safety ,” which focused on building the capacity of State, local, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety. The NOFO made available over $3 million for up to 12 awards. Eligible applicants included State or local governments, metropolitan planning organizations (MPO) and regional governments, other political subdivisions of a...

FAQ - Waze Data

What kind of data does Waze provide?The U.S. DOT receives and curates both user-reported and auto-generated data from the Waze Connected Citizens Program. These data are available for approved users and they cover the entire United States. Among other things, the data show traffic incidents and jams reported by users of the Waze mobile navigation app. Data have been archived since April 2017, and are received at high frequency from Waze...