TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 55: Passenger Level of Service and Spatial Planning for Airport Terminals examines passenger perception of level of service related to space allocation in specific areas within airport terminals.
The report evaluates level-of-service standards applied in the terminal planning and design process while testing the continued validity of historic space allocation parameters that have been in use for more than 30 years.
TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 36: Transit-Oriented and Joint Development: Case Studies and Legal Issues examines a combination of large, medium, and small Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) and joint development projects since 1999 and provides comprehensive case studies, with an emphasis on what made the project succeed and how legal issues relate to TODs in general.
Sample documents are included with the print version of the publication in CD-ROM format. The CD-ROM is also available for download from TRB's website as an ISO image. Links to
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 53: A Handbook for Addressing Water Resource Issues Affecting Airport Development Planning identifies appropriate responses to a variety of water resource issues affecting airport planning and development.
The handbook includes options for setting up a water resource management program and outlines the steps necessary to implement that program in response to local conditions.
The handbook also presents strategies for including water resource planning and management as part of a broader life-cycle planning and develo
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 358: Statewide Transit Goal Setting explores current and best practices in statewide transit goal setting by state departments of transportation.
TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 84, e-Transit: Electronic Business Strategies for Public Transportation, Volume 9, Transit Enterprise Architecture and Planning Framework presents multi-faceted methods, tools, and examples within a framework to help transit agencies successfully implement technologies.
The report describes the connections between a transit agency's business and the technology, assists with building the business case for specific investments, highlights different financing options, provides guidance on an enterprise-wide approach to create mor
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 419: Transportation Improvement Program Revision Process compiles and documents the different ways that metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) approach revising a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) once it has been adopted.
Federal legislation requires MPOs to adopt and regularly update a TIP identifying a prioritized list of projects covering a four-year period.
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 49: Collaborative Airport Capital Planning Handbook provides guidance to those in the airport community who have responsibility for, and a stake in, developing, financing, managing, and overseeing an airport capital plan and the individual projects included in it.
The handbook provides guidance on appropriate performers for each task in the collaborative planning process, and defines and describes the different ways to communicate to help ensure effective exchanges between internal and external stakeholders.
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 684: Enhancing Internal Trip Capture Estimation for Mixed-Use Developments explores an improved methodology to estimate how many internal trips will be generated in mixed-use developmentsâ€"trips for which both the origin and destination are within the development.
The methodology estimates morning and afternoon peakâ€"period trips to and from six specific land use categories: office, retail, restaurant, residential, cinema, and hotel. The research team analyzed existing data from prior surveys and collected new data
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 48: Impact of Jet Fuel Price Uncertainty on Airport Planning and Development is designed to help airport operators and planners measure the impact of changes in jet fuel price on supply and demand for air service at commercial service airports.
The report includes background research; a computer model, available online and in CD ROM format attached to the printed version of the report; and a user manual. Please note that macros must be ena