Exploring and Expanding Accessibility Metrics for Transportation Planning

The purpose of this project is to demonstrate how accessibility evaluation could be incorporated into real-world transportation planning projects. It address two focus areas identified by the research program; State, MPO and Local Planning Capacity Building, and Safety, Environment, Environmental Justice, Visualization, and Public Health Planning. Phase 1 of this project will develop and demonstrate the use of accessibility analysis in real-world planning processes using publicly-available data. Phase 2 of this project will provide guidance for researchers and practitioners who seek to use existing accessibility evaluation tools and techniques in combination with alternative cost elements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No final report issued


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $237084
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Planning, Environment and Realty (HEP)
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Yoder, Supin

  • Performing Organizations:

    Regents of the University of Minnesota

    450 McNamara Alumni Center
    200 Oak Street SE
    Minneanapolis, MN  United States  55455
  • Start Date: 20150810
  • Expected Completion Date: 20170809
  • Actual Completion Date: 20170809

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01744502
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH6115C00021
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 2020 3:15PM