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Interactive applications that visually display large datasets provide a portal to explore data and make discoveries. Federal agencies collect information on energy production, use, natural resources, and energy infrastructure logistics and this data can be used to create calculators, interactive maps, and other applications that leverage this data. These applications provide user communities the ability to highlight the energy issues that are occurring within their communities, aid businesses plan and analyze their proposed projects, and provide a baseline for analyzing how energy resources can be most optimally and efficiently used.

This page highlights a few of these applications, including both web-based applications and mobile apps. When you click on the images or titles below, you will be leaving the website.

Mobile Apps

These apps are available on your mobile device, some are available in only a single format and others in multiple formats. Each icon links to the appropriate format when available. A “mobile web” app is designed for optimum use over your mobile device through it's built-in web browser.

Eat Shop Sleep

Looking for a popular restaurant nearby? A hotel without code violations to stay at? Eat Sleep Shop for your iPhone/iPad can help.

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Pulse Point

Connecting those who know CPR with those in cardiac arrest nearby.  Download the app and get an alert when you can save a life.

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Red Cross Hurricane App

Get instant access to local and real time information on what to do before, during and after hurricanes.

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SAP Recalls Plus

Designed for parents, Recalls Plus can monitor recalls of children's products.  This app lets you search recall history by brand or category, create a personal watch list of items, track allergen related recalls, share relevant recalls with others, and read and monitor recalls from all relevant US government agencies.

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Bicycle Countermeasure Selection System (BIKESAFE)BIKESAFE provides practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who bicycle. BIKESAFE's resources include an overview of bicycling in today's transportation system and information about bicycle crash factors and analysis and selecting and implementing bicycling improvements. BIKESAFE's tools allow users to select appropriate countermeasures or treatments to address specific bicycling objectives or crash problems. 04/12/2012
Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)CHEMM enables first responders, first receivers, other healthcare providers, and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals. CHEMM provides a comprehensive, user-friendly, web-based resource that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an event if the internet is not accessible 09/12/2012
Commuter and Crime Heat Maps

Looking for information about a specific neighborhood? Get the inside scoop on crimes reported in cities across the country and commute times and routes.  Just navigate to your city and find information about crime and commuter issues in your neighborhood.

Did You Feel It?This web site is intended to tap the abundant information available about earthquakes from the people who actually experience them. By taking advantage of the vast numbers of Internet users, we can get a more complete description of what people experienced, the effects of the earthquake, and the extent of damage, than traditional ways of gathering felt information. And best of all, with your help we can do so almost instantly. 09/12/2012
Electronic Stability Control Systems Evaluation Software (MATLAB)The NHTSA Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance utilizes MATLAB routines for post process yaw rate and lateral acceleration data collected during compliance testing to verify that tested vehicles meet the requirements of FMVSS No.126. Critical filtering and processing requirements are specified in the standard. The MATLAB routines used by NHTSA contracted test labs can be accessed below. The main program is a Graphical User Interface written in MATLAB’s programming language and is a windows based program. 04/12/2012
Entree for Windows (Crash Analysis Software)Entree is a data entry and validation application, for the Microsoft Windows XP platforms, developed for the express purpose of assembling data-rich crash test data sets. The NHTSA Office of Crashworthiness Research is making this software available to its contractors, test sites, and the public in order to facilitate the receipt, processing and exchange of this data. 04/12/2012
FRA Web Accident Prediction System (WBAPS)This site was established for the purpose of making railroad safety information readily available to a broad constituency which includes FRA personnel, railroad companies, research and planning organizations and the public, in general. Visitors have access to railroad safety information including accidents and incidents and highway-rail crossing data. From this site users can run dynamic queries and view current statistical information on railroad safety. 04/12/2012
Geospatial Information Systems Safety Analysis ToolsComputerized crash analysis systems in which crash data, roadway inventory data, and traffic operations data can be merged are used in many state and municipalities to identify problem locations and assess the effectiveness of implemented countermeasures. By integrating this traditional system with a geographical information system (GIS), which offers spatial referencing capabilities and graphical displays, a more effective crash analysis program can be realized. The analysis tools include five separate programs to evaluate crashes: Spot/Intersection Analysis, Strip Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Sliding-Scale Analysis, and Corridor Analysis. 05/18/2012
National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) Metadata/Attribute Builder SoftwareThe software is provided to help the operator build digital geospatial attribute and metadata information for pipelines and LNG plants. For detailed information about the software’s usage and output, please refer to the NPMS Operator Standards. 04/12/2012
Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT)PBCAT is a software application designed to assist State and local pedestrian and bicycle coordinators, planners, and engineers address pedestrian and bicyclist crash problems. PBCAT helps users create a database of details associated with crashes between motor vehicles and pedestrians or bicyclists, analyze the data, produce reports, and select countermeasures to address problems identified. 04/12/2012
Pedestrian and Bicycle Geographic Information System (GIS) Safety Analysis ToolsGIS software turns statistical data (such as accidents) and geographic data (such as roads and crash locations) into meaningful information for spatial analysis and mapping. In this suite of tools, GIS-based analytical techniques have been applied to a series of pedestrian and bicycle safety issues, including safe routes for walking to school, selection of streets for bicycle routes, and high pedestrian crash zones. Users downloading these tools must meet minimum GIS software requirements. 05/18/2012
Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System (PEDSAFE)PEDSAFE provides practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. This online tool gives users a list of possible engineering, education, and/or enforcement treatments to improve pedestrian safety and/or mobility based on user input about a specific location. 04/12/2012
Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER)PAGER is an automated system that produces content concerning the impact of significant earthquakes around the world, informing emergency responders, government and aid agencies, and the media of the scope of the potential disaster. PAGER rapidly assesses earthquake impacts by comparing the population exposed to each level of shaking intensity with models of economic and fatality losses based on past earthquakes in each country or region of the world. 09/12/2012
Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)REMM provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. REMM provides just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise. 09/12/2012
Rail Safety Data VisualizationInteractively run queries to visually render 10-year profiles of rail accident and safety data. 09/19/2012 is an integrated Geographical Information System (GIS) platform for conducting analysis using Fatal Accident Reporting System (FARS) data. The website contains several tools than can be used to analyze and display traffic safety data at the community, regional and national level. These tools include heatmaps for displaying multiple years of data, real-time safety tools for displaying traffic safety reporting, and intelligent safety maps for all 50 states. 05/15/2012
Safety Book

SafetyBook provides a private personal product-safety monitoring service to help protect your family and children from the danger of faulty products.

ShakeMapA ShakeMap is a representation of ground shaking produced by an earthquake. The information it presents is different from the earthquake magnitude and epicenter that are released after an earthquake because ShakeMap focuses on the ground shaking produced by the earthquake, rather than the parameters describing the earthquake source. 09/12/2012
Signal Analysis SoftwareThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Research and Development offers signal analysis software for Windows platforms for the analysis and processing of crash test data. Basic mathematical processing (filters, resampling) and injury criteria computations are included with a number of the packages. 04/12/2012
Signal Analysis Software (Automatic)The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Research and Development offers signal analysis software for Windows platforms for the analysis and processing of crash test data. Basic mathematical processing (filters, resampling) and injury criteria computations are included with a number of the packages. This package contains: ankle rotation, load cell analysis, MHD filter, signal browser, vehicle checker, toe pan intrusion, roof crush, injury assessment values, and auto injury criteria. 04/12/2012
Signal Analysis Software (FORTRAN)The NHTSA Tools (Fortran) comprise NHTSA's original work in developing software for the analysis of signal data generated as a result of instrumented vehicle, biomechanical, component, and signal waveform generator tests. Some of the core algorithms in this package are documented in Federal standards and have served as the theoretical foundation upon which current software has been developed. While this package is no longer under active development, the sources, documentation, and available binaries have been published on this site as a resource for the research community. 04/12/2012
Structural Impact Simulation And Model Extraction (SISAME) SystemThe SISAME (Structural Impact Simulation And Model Extraction) system has been developed by NHTSA R&D to extract optimal lumped-parameter structural impact models from actual or simulated vehicle crash event data. At the core of this system SISAME-3D provides a full representation of three-dimensional vehicle structures to support modeling applications including oblique and nonoblique frontal and side impacts and vehicle-to-vehicle compatibility interactions. SISAME-3D can be also used for finite element model tuning and as a workbench for exploring the space of safety-optimized designs. The combination of optimal extraction and simulation of efficient low to mid complexity models makes SISAME-3D a powerful and unique tool for vehicle impact research. 04/12/2012
Surrogate Safety Assessment Module (SSAM)SSAM is a tool for traffic engineers to perform comparative safety analysis of highway design alternatives using traffic simulation models. The software combines traffic microsimulation and automated conflict analysis. It is designed to be compatible with as many traffic simulation models as possible, such as VISSIM, Paramics, AIMSUN, and TEXAS. SSAM uses the best possible surrogate measures (i.e., most representative of crash propensity) that are observable in simulation models. It also supports flexible analysis (e.g., different aggregations of statistics, different visualization types). 04/12/2012
The National Water Level Observation NetworkCurrently, the primary application for high resolution, 1-minute water level data is to support national tsunami warning and mitigation efforts. At the current time, CO-OPS operates tide stations on all US coasts in support of tsunami warning. 09/25/2012
Traffic Safety Dashboard

Check out the traffic safety rates by state over time and the report card for each state.  Created by Claremont Graduate University.

USGS Tweet Earthquake Dispatch (TED)USGSted (USGS Tweet Earthquake Dispatch) distributes alerts for earthquakes worldwide with magnitudes of 5.5 and above. @USGSted earthquake tweets contain a magnitude descriptor, location, origin time, and a link to the USGS webpage with the most recent information about the event. After some significant earthquakes, @USGSted will also tweet supplementary information about the event. 09/12/2012
We Make It Safer

Beginning with product recalls, WeMakeItSafer will tell you if something you own is, or already was, recalled. Whether you are a manufacturer, consumer, or reseller, find the latest information about recalls and safe products.