Documents in the Category: Classification

Combined AMAG & AM Manual

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 TRB's newest publications on access management draw on national and state research to respond to the need for a more coordinated approach to transportation and community design that preserves the safe and efficient movement of peoples and goods, provides supporting networks in developed areas, and reinforces desired urban form.

Model Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that Support Access Management

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 Effective local access management requires planning as well as regulatory solutions. Communities should establish a policy framework that supports access management in the local comprehensive plan, prepare corridor or access management plans for specific problem areas, and encourage good site planning techniques. Land development and subdivision regulations should be amended accordingly and communities may also consider a separate access management ordinance.

FDOT 2016 Rules and Statutes

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State of Florida Rules and Statutes about Access Management (2016)

  • Rule 14-96 Connection Permits
  • Application and permit forms
  • Rule 14-97 Access Management Standards and Classifications
  • Access Management Florida Statute 335.18, State Highway System
  • Access Management Act
  • Procedure on Median Openings and Access Management 625-010-021
  • Procedure on Assignment of Access Management Classifications to the State Highway System

An Expanded Functional Classification System for Highways and Streets

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has released a pre-publication, non-edited version of Research Report 855: An Expanded Functional Classification System for Highways and Streets. This report builds upon preliminary engineering of a design project, including developing the purpose and need. In particular, it provides additional contexts beyond urban and rural, facilitates accommodation of modes other than personal vehicles and adds overlays for transit and freight.

Second International Conference on Access Management Proceedings 2014

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Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Access Management held in Shanghai, China, September 25-27, 2014. Sponsored by the Access Management Committee of the Transportation Research Board; Tongji University; Shanghai Jiaotong University; the Research Institute of the Ministry of Public Security, PRC; the Research Institute of Highway, PRC; the Ministry of Transportation, PRC; and the Construction Institute of ASCE

Access Management Manual 2014 - 2nd Edition

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TRB’s Access Management Manual, second edition, provides guidance on a coordinated approach to transportation and community design that is designed to help enhance mobility, provide greater mode choice, and improve environmental quality. The content is interdisciplinary, with guidance pertinent to various levels of government as well as to pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorized vehicles, including trucks and buses. Access management is addressed comprehensively, as a critical part of network and land use planning. Key updates include

2014 ICAM H. J. Stander - Urban Form, Road Classification

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Perspectives on Urban Form, Road Classification and Access Management

Hein J. Stander, AECOM

OUTLINE:

  • Background
  • Spacing Higher Order Roads
  • Comparison International Cities
  • Access Spacing and Real World Situation
  • Application of AM in Practice
  • Conclusions

APPLICATION AM IN PRACTICE:

Approach proposed for practical application:

2014 Proceedings from International Conference on Access Management Shanghai China

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Presentations from ICAM 2014 Sept 25-26, 2014

YouTube Video from Opening Ceremony

Younjie Zhang, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of Shanghai Highway & Transportation Society

Marc Butorac, Chair TRB Committee on Access Management Opening Remarks

Richard Cunard, TRB Representative

Hangie Lin, Vice Dean, School of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University

Alabama Access Management Manual

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The purpose of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Access Management Manual is to set out standards for managing access to and from state roads and highways.

Goals of access management include:

  • protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public
  • maintaining the highway rights-of-way
  • preserving the functional level of state roads and highways while meeting the needs of the motoring public

 

Alabama Department of Transportation Access Design and Management Manual

1 Introduction

Practices in Access Management

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Demosthenes, P. “Practices in Access Management,” ITE Journal, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, D.C., vol 80, issue 1, (January 2010, pp. 46 – 51)

This article provides practical guidance on developing and implementing an access management program. It includes guidance relative to access classification systems, access design practices, variances and corridor access management plans. It will be especially useful in the chapters on access classification systems and state program development.