ROSA P is the
National Transportation Library's Repository and Open Science Access Portal. Members of the transportation community and the general public can access all the publications and linked open data NTL acquires, manages and preserves for their benefit. With ROSA P, users will find it easy to discover the wealth of transportation information in the repository.
The name ROSA P was chosen to honor Rosa Parks and the role public transportation played in the civil rights movement. More information about Rosa Parks is available from the Library of Congress' Rosa Parks: A Resource Guide link here.
See A Brief History of Mass Transit link here for a timeline of significant legislative events.
photo credits: LOC Prints and Photographs Division http://www/loc.gov/rr/print/list/083_afr.html#ParksR, Fair use: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3034067