The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center ; the Center for Public Safety  of Northwestern University, including the School of Police Staff and Command  and the Infrastructure Technology Institute .
Containing over 500,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities, including: air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport and logistics. It includes a significant collection on law enforcement, police management and traffic enforcement. Its collection of environmental impact statements is one of the most complete in the world.
The Transportation Library's staff produce TRANweb , a web based periodical index of transportation and law enforcement articles and conference proceedin
Researchers from around the world, in the fields of transportation, law enforcement and environmental impact assessment are encouraged to use the Transportation Library in accordance with our policies and procedures .
For more information on the Transportation Library, please refer to our brochure .
NEW AND NOTABLE
The Chicago O’Hare International Airport was officially dedicated by President Kennedy in late March of 1963. In his speech, President Kennedy foresaw a vibrant airport past the year 2000. Today, 50 years later, O’Hare continues to be a modern marvel and to celebrate this milestone the Northwestern University Transportation Library has produced a small digital exhibit: O’Hare@50 .
O’Hare@50  presents and provides access to historical and research information from the Transportation Library collections, as well as, travel information and more popular resources and oddities to learn about and celebrate our cherished airport.
The exhibit is open to the public all day, every day. Enter here. 
For feedback regarding the exhibit send email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Hope you enjoy it!