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Data Sources E-1 Ap pendi x E Da ta So ur ces The lis t t ha t f ollows pr ovide s s om e r esour ces fo r d at a t ha t m ay be used to suppor t m an y o f t he performance measures include d i n t he compendi um . M uc h o f t he data wi ll have to come di rectly fro m s tate or re giona l a gencies, but thes e r ep re sent data sources that ma y b e r elevan t f or a l ar ge numbe r o f a gencies. En vironmenta l D at a S ources â¢ National Air Toxics Assessments â Ongoing comprehensive evaluation of air toxics in the United States maintained by EPA. http://www.epa.gov/nata/ â¢ National Water Quality Standards Database â A compilation of designated uses, used by each state to describe the functions each water body is intended to support. http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/standards/wqshome_index.cfm â¢ National Wetlands Inventory â A series of topical maps to show wetlands and deepwater habitats. http://www.fws.gov/wetlands/ â¢ Nature Conservancyâs Spatial Data Resources â Publicly available conservation data for GIS and non-GIS users. http://maps.tnc.org/ â¢ State Wildlife Action Plans â A summary of these plans as well as links to contacts and more information. http://www.teaming.com/pdf/StateWildlifeActionPlansReportwithStateSummaries.pdf â¢ The USGS National Hydrology Dataset â A comprehensive digital spatial dataset that contains information about surface-water features such as lakes, ponds, streams, rivers, springs, and wells. http://nhd.usgs.gov/index.html â¢ Watershed Data â Available on EPAâs national watershed webpage at http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/links.cfm. Tran sp ortation Data Sources â¢ â¢ Census Transportation Planning Package â A subset from the decennial census demographic surveys designed for transportation planners. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ctpp/ FHWA Freight Management and Operations â A resource of major sources of national freight transportation data. http://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/freight_analysis/data_sources/index.htm
â¢ National Highway Traffic Administration Fatality Analysis Reporting System â Data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality. http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx â¢ Texas Transportation Institute Urban Mobility Report â Annual report of congestion on freeways and major streets in 101 cities in the United States. http://mobility.tamu.edu/ Othe r D at a S ources â¢ U.S. Census Data â Decennial demographic data, American Household Survey, and National Household Travel Survey. http://www.census.gov/ â¢ U.S. Department of Homeland Security Annual Performance Report â Provides information about the effectiveness of the DHSâs mission performance and stewardship of resources. http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/budget/editorial_0430.shtm E-2 A Guidebook for Sustainability Performance Measurement for Transportation Agencies