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... 1 Airports are essential components of state and regional transportation systems, often representing significant passenger and freight flows in an urban area. However, for various reasons, many airports have not been active participants in statewide and metropolitan transportation planning, which is the accepted process for guiding the development of a multimodal and integrated transportation system.
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... 2 Guidebook for Assessing Collaborative Planning Efforts Among Airport and Public Planning Agencies • Misunderstanding of responsibilities: Surface transportation advocates may see the airport as a potential source of funding for access and noise/environmental impact mitigation projects rather than as a partner in fostering the livability and economy of a region. Airport staff are typically focused on the needs of airlines and airport users, who pay for airport services.
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... Introduction 3 retail/commercial businesses, is an important part of these studies. Airport officials often have little involvement in such studies.

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