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Transportation Library Digital Collections

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Rachel Cole
Northwestern University
Transportation Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Transportation Library

The Transportation Library supports the students and faculty of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety. Containing more than 500,000 items, we are one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all modes of transportation including air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport, and logistics.


Reference staff are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(847) 491-5273


Transportation Center

Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) is a leading interdisciplinary education and research institution serving industry, government, and the public with substantive and enduring contributions to the movement of materials, people, energy, and information. 

(847) 491-7287

Chicago O'Hare International Airport Digital Collection

Comprising material from 1927 through 1998, the Chicago O’Hare International Airport Digital Collection includes studies, annual reports, statistics, plans, and other information covering the operations of the airport and its transit connections to the region produced by the City of Chicago and other organizations.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport Collection

Airport surface traffic control concept formulation studies

Annual financial reports, Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Annual reports, City of Chicago, Department of Aviation

City of Chicago, Chicago O'Hare International Airport audit reports

Delay Tax Force studies

Monthly Traffic System statistics

O'Hare Field - Chicago International Airport

Chicago O'Hare International Airport annual reports

O'Hare Line Park-Ride Surveys

Ground access system studies

Operations analysis of airport surface traffic control (ASTC) system at O'Hare International Airport