Data Resources and Publications

Working on a research paper or project? This is a small compilation of free resources for your use.

Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)

FARS is a nationwide census providing NHTSA, Congress and the American public yearly data regarding fatal injuries suffered in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS)

The HPMS is a national level highway information system that includes data on the extent, condition, performance, use and operating characteristics of the nation's highways.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from motor vehicle crashes.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Data Resource Page​.

Next Generation Transportation Systems Laboratory (NexTS-Lab)

Papers published by NexTS-Lab under the direction of USF's own Dr. Yu Zhang. Includes everything from Air Traffic Management and Performance Evaluation to Transportation Systems Modeling and Analysis.

Florida Weather Data

FAWN weather data are stored in searchable databases. The database search functions provide for immediate access to weather data.

Flexible Pavement Response

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Open Pave

Software for the 3D Finite Element Analysis of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements.

Florida Traffic Data

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Peformance Measurement System (PeMS)

Data are collected in real-time from nearly 40,000 individual detectors spanning the freeway system across all major metropolitan areas of the State of California.