TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 153: Guidelines for Providing Access to Public Transportation Stations is intended to aid in the planning, developing, and improving of access to high capacity commuter rail, heavy rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, and ferry stations. The report includes guidelines for arranging and integrating various station design elements.
The print version of TCRP Report 153 is accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes a station access planning spreadsheet tool that allows trade-off analyses among the various access modes--automobile, tran
TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 16: Preserving and Protecting Freight Infrastructure and Routes provides guidance to decision makers involved in freight facility operations, freight transportation planning, and land use on how to avoid conflicting land uses or mitigate existing uses.
The report provides information about freight transportation and its importance to people's everyday lives; illustrates the types of conflicts between freight and other land uses and their consequences; and provides tools and resources designed to help preserve facilit
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 37A: Guidebook for Measuring Performance of Automated People Mover Systems at Airports is designed to help measure the performance of automated people mover (APM) systems at airports.
The guidebook identifies, defines, and demonstrates application of a broad range of performance measures encompassing service availability, safety, operations and maintenance expense, capacity utilization, user satisfaction, and reliability.
The project that developed ACRP Report 37A developed the set of forms below that are designed t
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 359: Models to Support State-Owned Park and Ride Lots and Intermodal Facilities addresses the needs and issues associated with state park and ride lots and intermodal commuter facilities and programs. The report identifies deficiencies, best practices, and promising innovations.
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 54: Resource Manual for Airport In-Terminal Concessions provides guidance on the development and implementation of airport concession programs.
The report includes information on the airport concession process; concession goals; potential customers; developing a concession space plan and concession mix; the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program; and concession procurement, contracting, and management practices.
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 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 Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 26: Current Airport Inspection Practices Regarding FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage) details the components of a comprehensive FOD management program, and compiles current practices, techniques, and lists of tools available for use or those currently being used by airports for FOD inspections.
TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 52: Wayfinding and Signing Guidelines for Airport Terminals and Landside is designed to provide airports with the tools necessary to help passengers find their way in and around the airport.
The guidelines focus on four areas of the airport: (1) roadwaysâ€"both on-airport, and off-airport access roads; (2) parking; (3) curbside and ground transportation; and (4) terminal.
In addition, the guidelines discuss developing a wayfinding strategy; the use of technology and visual displays; and color, fonts, and size