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... 4 Introduction 1.1 How to Use This Guidebook The task of planning and designing traveler-responsive restrooms and amenities is complicated. Nearly every expectation, requirement, or initiative conflicts with another.
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... Introduction 5 – Public Showers – Clothes Changing – Health/Urgent Care – Business Centers This guidebook is organized chronologically to follow the process that the restroom and amenities team navigates, from determining drivers and goals through post-construction evaluation. Planning is the first of the three primary stages in a restroom project.
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... 6 Planning and Design of Airport Terminal Restrooms and Ancillary Spaces Supporting forms and reference materials for this guidebook are provided in Appendices A through I, which are available on the TRB website by searching "ACRP Research Report 226". Throughout this guidebook, the following icons have been used to highlight significant points of interest: Significant Customer Service Impact Accessibility Sustainability Product Development Opportunity Potential Conflict with Other Needs 1.2 Research Approach The development of this guidebook began with reviewing current resources available for the planning and design of restrooms and amenities, soliciting input from significant stakeholders -- including the traveler and the airport management perspectives -- and conducting case studies on restrooms of various sizes and amenities at airports of various sizes throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.
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... Introduction 7 Travelers with disabilities also included desires for • Restroom(s) reserved for travelers with disabilities, so they do not have to wait for the accessible stall to be free • Clear signage • Large enough toilet stalls for both maneuvering and belongings Other concerns and desires included preventing the intrusion of natural and fixture noises, providing adequate ventilation and lighting, considering broader fixture features, and providing light colors, as well as using fewer or no grout joints that tend to show dirt.

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