NCHRP Synthesis Report 404: State of the Practice in Highway Access Management

Abstract:

Overview of Synthesis Survey

  • All 50 state DOTs contacted – Targeted key individuals with access management responsibilities at each state DOT
  • 69-question survey was administered online:
  • Email distribution to DOT contacts in all 50 states
  • ITE Traffic Engineering Council
  • ITE Transportation Planning Council
  • National Association of County Engineers
  • Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Profiles of Contemporary Practices

  • Virginia:
    • VDOT’s Implementation of Statewide Access Management Program
  • North Carolina:
    • NCDOT’s Strategic Corridors Initiative
  • Indiana:
    • INDOT’s Development of an Access Classification System
  • Minnesota:
    • MnDOT’s Development and Access Permitting Review Process
  • Oregon:
    • ODOT’s Automated Permit Database
  • Louisiana:
    • LA DOTD’s Traffic Impact Study Policy and Process
    • LA DOTD’s Approach to Implementing Access Management
  • California:
    • Caltrans’ Equitable Share Responsibility Calculations
  • New Jersey:
    • NJDOT’s Vehicle-Use Limitations for Non-Conforming Lots
    • Transit-Related Trip Generation Credits in the New Jersey Access Code

Commonly-cited STRENGTHS of Access Management Programs

  • Inherent flexibility for making decisions
    • Design waivers
    • Flexible guidelines
  • Representing a defensible administrative rule
  • Providing uniformity when controlling access
  • Strong organizational commitment

Commonly-cited BARRIERS to Access Management Implementation

  • Political resistance
  • Lack of staff and funding resources
  • Organizational and institutional limitations
  • Lack of education and training opportunities
  • Resistance by development community
  • Limited coordination with local governments
  • Legal issues
  • Lack of “vision”
Slide List:
  1. NCHRP Synthesis Report 404: State of the Practice in  Highway Access Management
  2. Research Team and Project Guidance
  3. Synthesis Panel
  4. Work Tasks Undertaken
  5. Overview of Synthesis Survey
  6. Synthesis Survey Response
  7. Overview of Literature Synthesis
  8. Overview of Synthesis Report
  9. Program Implementation Feedback: How can we do better?
  10. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – 1 of 12
  11. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – 2 of 12
  12. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – 3 of 12
  13. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 4 of 12
  14. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 5 of 12
  15. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 6 of 12
  16. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 7 of 12
  17. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 8 of 12
  18. Best Practices for  Program Implementation – Part 9 of 12
  19. Best Practices for  Program Implementation–Part 10 of 12
  20. Best Practices for  Program Implementation–Part 11 of 12
  21. Best Practices for  Program Implementation–Part 12 of 12
  22. Web Links
  23. Overview of Synthesis Report, Part 1
  24. Overview of Synthesis Report, Part 2
  25. Overview of Synthesis Report, Part 3
  26. Profiles of Contemporary Practices, Part 1
  27. Profiles of Contemporary Practices,  Part 2
  28. Commonly-cited STRENGTHS of Access Management Programs
  29. Commonly-cited BARRIERS to Access Management Implementation
  • Posted on: Tue, 10/08/2013 - 15:40
  • By: shroedermay
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The survey results reflected responses from all 50 states.