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TCRP Report 153, Part 1 - Planning Process, Case Studies and Design Guidelines


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Overview: Decision-making regarding access to high-capacity public transportation is complex and affects many stakeholders. The planning, development, and operation of stations involves decisions and trade-offs among access alternatives. In turn, the decisions affect transit ridership, revenue generation, short- and long-term capital and operating costs, congestion, adjacent communities, and the environment. TCRP Report 153 provides guidelines to assist with the planning, analysis and implementation of access to high capacity transit stations.

NTI, in cooperation with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) offered a two-part webinar series. This webinar, the first in the series, covered information in the published TCRP Report 153 and the appendices. This report is available on CD and electronically on the internet.

The following topics were reviewed:

  • The 8-step planning process
  • Agency case studies and how the planning process is applied
  • Station level case studies
  • Design guidelines for auto, feeder transit, bicycle, walk, and TOD access modes.


The presenters for this webinar were:

  • Kathryn Coffel, Kathryn Coffel Consulting, Inc.
  • Jamie Parks, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.

This webinar is targeted to the many groups involved in planning, developing and improving access to high capacity transit stations, including public transportation and highway agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, planners, developers, and affected citizens.

Click to access the TCRP Report 153, Part 2 - Guidelines for Providing Access to Public Transportation Stations: Station Typologies and Mode of Access Planning Tool recording.

53 minutes



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