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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 40: Airport Curbside and Terminal Area Roadway Operations includes guidance on a cohesive approach to analyzing traffic operations on airport curbside and terminal area roadways.

The report examines operational performance measures for airport curbside and terminal area roadway operations and reviews methods of estimating those performance measures. The report includes a quick analysis tool for curbside operations and low-speed roadway weaving area, highlights techniques for estimating traffic volumes, and presents common ways of addressing operational problems.

Appendix A, Glossary, to ACRP Report 40 is included in the printed report. Appendices B through G, are available online and listed below:

Appendix B: Bibliography

Appendix C: Summary of Terminal Area Roadway Traffic Volume Surveys

Appendix D: Summary of Curbside Roadway Characteristic Surveys

Appendix E: Summary of Focus Group Surveys

Appendix F: A Reproduction of Portions of TRB Circular 212

Appendix G: Overview of QATAR Curbside Analysis Methodology

Link to QATAR Curbside Analysis Methodology

Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2010. Airport Curbside and Terminal Area Roadway Operations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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