Synthesis of Information Related to Airport Problems. Topic S03-02. Airport Access Mode Choice Models

<p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-hyphenate: none"><span style="LETTER-SPACING: -0.1pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Airport ground access mode choice models form a key analytical component of airport landside planning, as well as airport system planning.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>There is not <span style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </span>an accepted and validated process for predicting how airport users will change their access or egress mode in response to changes in the airport ground transportation system (such as changes in fares, rates or service levels) or the introduction of new modes (such as the extension of a light rail system to the airport).<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Access to airports is different than the typical trip accounted for in a regional model.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Therefore, in many regions it is difficult to determine the economic feasibility of proposed projects to improve airport ground transportation or effectively manage the existing airport ground transportation system using traditional regional models. </font></font></span><span style="LETTER-SPACING: -0.1pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Travel forecasting models are highly specialized and not well understood by airport managers and planners.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>With increasing emphasis on intermodal connections, there is a pressing need for more widely accepted and accessible reference material and information.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>The proposed synthesis project will update and extend previous efforts to document the state of practice for airport ground access mode choice models.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>It will also identify the characteristics of the models and discuss the issues involved in the development and use of such models to improve the understanding and acceptance of their role in airport planning and management.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>The proposed project will also serve to focus research and development efforts to continue to improve the state of the art for modeling airport ground access mode choice.</font></font></span></p>


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $25000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 11-03, Topic

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591

    Airport Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Staba, Gail

  • Performing Organizations:

    Aviation System Consulting, LLC

  • Principal Investigators:

    Gosling, Geoffrey

  • Start Date: 20061001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20070930
  • Source Data: RiP Project 16018

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01462697
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 11-03, Topic
  • Files: TRB, RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:08PM