Publications Subscription Services
To fulfill one of its oldest missions, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) disseminates transportation research results and technology information through an extensive array of timely publications. TRB has gained national and international prominence for its books and reports assessing the state of the art or practice in specific areas of transportation, presenting the results of transportation research, addressing major national transportation policy issues, and identifying research needs. On average, TRB produces more than 180 publications per year that are available on an annual subscription basis.
TRB offers four types of annual subscriptions:
- TR News - TRBs bimonthly news magazine features timely articles and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation.
- Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR Journal) – TRB publishes approximately 60 volumes of the TRR Journal per year, containing more than 900 papers grouped by subject. TRR Journals are available in print format and are also available through an online service.
- TRR Journal Online - TRB’s TRR Journal Online website provides 24/7 electronic access to the full text of more than 12,000 peer-reviewed papers that have been published as part of the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR Journal) series since 1996. The site includes the latest in search and analysis technology, and is updated as new TRR Journal papers become available.
- TRB Full Collection- Includes all of the regular serial publications of TRB in print format. TRB books and reports covering 36 transportation functions and modes. Annually, TRB produces approximately 200 titles in its serial publications (pdf) that include the TRR Journal; TR News; Special Reports; Conference Proceedings; Transportation Research Circulars; National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Reports, Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Reports, National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP), Hazardous Material Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP), Research Results Digests, Legal Research Digests, and Syntheses; Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Syntheses and Research Results Digests; and SHRP 2 Reports.
Retroactive subscriptions are available for printed publications. Subscription packages run from January 1 to December 31. The TRR: Journals are released over a six-month period from September to February. Please refer to the pro forma invoice for purchase options.
Order Form - To order any annual subscription package, complete TRB's Pro Forma Invoice (pdf) and send payment to TRB.
Customized Subscription Service - TRB offers additional customizable subscription services through its organizational and individual affiliate programs. TRB has a tiered program that allows sponsors and affiliates to customize the services and benefits they receive in exchange for association with one of the world’s best-known transportation research organizations.
Additional Information - For additional information email TRBSales@nas.edu or contact the subscription coordinator at 202-334-3072.