Accessibility – TRB reports

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TRB’s involvement in research on Accessibility from 2019-2021
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TRB Research TRID – The world’s largest and most comprehensive bibliographic source on all modes and disciplines of transportation Click here to view search results on TRB published research on Accessibility within the past two years. Specialty Report Critical Issues in Transportation 2019 Recent Reports & Publications Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)Report 217 – Guidance for Diversity in Airport Business Contracting and Workforce ProgramsReport 210 – Innovative Solutions to Facilitate Accessibility for Airport Travelers with DisabilitiesReport 201 – Airport Emergency Communications for People with Disabilities and Others with Access and Functional NeedsSynthesis 101 – Communication Strategies for Airport Passenger Access and MobilityNational Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)NCHRP 20-65/Task 76 – Opportunities for State DOTs (and Others) to Encourage Shared Use Mobility Practices in Rural AreasLegal Research Digest 77 – Update of Selected Studies in Transportation Law, Volume 8, Section 1: Civil Rights and Transportation AgenciesReport 932 – A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public HealthSynthesis 559 – Emerging Challenges to Priced Managed LanesWeb-Only Doc 282 – Framework for Managing Data from Emerging Transportation Technologies to Support Decision-MakingWeb-Only Doc 278 – Context-Sensitive Design Options for Workhorse Bridges in Rural Historic Districts— Practitioner’s Guide and Research ReportTransit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)TCRP H-56 – Redesigning Public Transportation Networks for a New Mobility FutureIDEA Program – Innovation in Action: Accomplishments of the Transit IDEA (Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis) ProgramIDEA Report 90 – sUAS-based GeoINTEL1 for Commuter Rail Parking in Rural and Suburban AreasIDEA Report 87 – Development of pathNav: A Pedestrian Navigation Tool that Utilizes Smart Data for Improved Accessibility and WalkabilityIDEA Report 85 – Location Aware Networks Optimizing Use of Transit Systems by Blind TravelersReport 223 – Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care ServicesReport 214 – Equity Analysis in Regional Transportation Planning Processes, Volume 1: GuideReport 214 – Equity Analysis in Regional Transportation Planning Processes, Volume 2: Research OverviewReport 204 – Partnerships Between Transit Agencies and Transportation Network CompaniesSynthesis 142 – Implementing the U.S. DOT Reasonable Modification Rule

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Transportation Research CircularsE-Circular 262 – TRANSED 2018E-Circular 252 – TRB Forum on Preparing for Automated Vehicles and Shared Mobility: Mini Transition Toward Shared Automated VehiclesE-Circular 244 – Mobility on Demand: A Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future Current & Upcoming Projects Current ProjectsACRP 01-48 – Assessing the Effectiveness of Airport Services/Programs for Passengers withACRP 03-50 – An Airport-Centric Study of the Urban Air Mobility MarketBTSCRP BTS-15 – Highway Safety Strategies for Rural CommunitiesNCHRP 03-78C – Training and Technology Transfer for Accessibility Guidelines for Roundab Turn LanesNCHRP 03-133 – Traffic Signal Design and Operations Strategies for Non-Motorized UsersNCHRP 07-25 – Guide for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety at Alternative Intersections and InterNCHRP 08-121 – Accessibility Measures in Practice: Guidance for Transportation AgenciesNCHRP 15-78 – Guidebook for Urban and Suburban Roadway Cross-Sectional ReallocationNCHRP 20-65/Task 78 – Impact of Decline in Volunteerism on Rural Transit SystemsNCHRP 20-65/Task 81 – Best Practices in Rural Service AssessmentNCHRP 20-122 – Rural Transportation Issues: Research RoadmapNCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 51-11 – Lighting Practices for Isolated Rural IntersectionsTCRP B-46 – Tactile Wayfinding in Transportation Settings for Travelers Who Are Blind or VTCRP B-47 – Impact of Transformational Technologies on Underserved PopulationsTCRP B-48 – The Provision of Alternative Services by Transit Agencies: The Intersection of R ProgramTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SA-52 – Assessing Equity and Identifying Impacts Associated wit RedesignsTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SB-32 – Use of Agency Trip Agreements in ADA Paratransit ServiTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SB-34 – Coordination of Public Transit Services and Investments Housing PoliciesTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SD-06 – Transit Agency Relationships and Initiatives to ImproveTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SG-19 – Paratransit Service Delivery Models for Small SystemsTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SH-19 – Considering the Unbanked in Cashless Fare Payment at Bus/Demand Response ServicesTCRP Synthesis J-07/Topic SH-21 – Transit Fair Capping: Balancing Revenue and Equity ImpTransit IDEA J-04/IDEA 91 – Comprehensive Wayfinding for All (CWall)Upcoming ProjectsNCHRP 08-130 – Best Practices in Coordination of Public Transit and Ride SharingNCHRP 08-131 – Access to Jobs, Economic Opportunities, and Education in Rural AreasNCHRP 20-24(126) – National Automation Readiness Framework: Coast-to-Coast AutomateNCHRP 20-102(24) – Infrastructure Enablers for Connected and Automated Vehicles and Sh Term and Mid-TermNCHRP 20-102(29) – Incorporating New Mobility Options into Transportation Demand ModNCHRP 20-113F – Topical White Papers for the TRB Forum on Automated Vehicles and Shar Reports from the National Academies Press on Accessibility Leading Health Indicators 2030 – Advancing Health, Equity, and Well-BeingBuilding the Workforce We Need for People with Serious IllnessSocial Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults – Opportunities for the Health Care SystemArtificial Intelligence Applications for Older Adults and People with DisabilitiesInvesting in Interventions That Address Non-Medical, Health-Related Social Needs Committees & Panels Sign-up to be a committee “Friend” TRB Standing Committees – Search by transportation mode and committee topic ACH10 – PedestriansADD20 – Social and Economic Factors of TransportationAEP15 – Transportation Planning Analysis and Application    

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