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Legal Aspects of Airport Programs

Compliance With, and Best Practices For, Civil Rights Requirements Applicable to Federally Funded Airports

This would provide airports with a survey of civil rights and other related laws applicable to airports, including Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Airport Concession DBE, the Americans With Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. The digest would include benchmarking best practices for airports in complying with such laws, such as for minority and disadvantaged... more »

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Review and Corrective Action for Long-Term, Exclusive Agreements in the ACDBE Program

The Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program rules set for th in 49 CFR Part 23 prohibits airport sponsors from entering into long-term, exclusive (LTE) agreements for concessions, except under very limited conditions and only with pre-review and approval from the FAA Office of Civil Rights. The DOT published the final rule in the Federal Register on June 20, 2012, but according to one compliance... more »

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Legal Considerations for Airports Responding to Pandemics

The recent COVID 19 pandemic put a spotlight on the challenges facing airports in preparing to address pandemics in the future. State and local governments own and operate many of the airports in the U.S. and airports are like cities in many respects. In responding to potential pandemics, airports would benefit from developing strategies for addressing the federalist system in public health governance. The risk of future... more »

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Legal and regulatory aspects of the temporary parking of overflow aircraft

COVID-19 has grounded aircraft all around the country exceeding the gate and "regular" parking capacity of several airports. Airport operators and flight operators have coordinated for parking these overflow aircraft in non-traditional configuration (i.e., denser parking configuration than the default layout) and on unusual areas of the airfield (e.g., taxiways, runways, decommissioned pavement). At many airports, portions... more »

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Update of ACRP LRD 34 "Airport Public Health Preparedness and Response: Legal Rights, Powers, and Duties"

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 34: Airport Public Health Preparedness and Response: Legal Rights, Powers, and Duties addressed the legal issues concerning the measures to detect communicable diseases, regulations to control communicable diseases, methods for decontamination, emergency legal preparedness, privacy, and potential sources of liability.

This LRD was released in August... more »

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Reconciling Privacy Laws with Biometric Innovation at Airports

It is proposed to conduct legal research to produce a survey of Federal, state, and foreign privacy laws applicable to the collection and use of biometric technology by the air industry, analyses and categorization of pertinent laws, and their requirements, and a discussion of practices best designed to foster compliance.

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Privacy Laws Trends in Connection with Biometric Use at Airports

It is proposed to conduct legal research to:

• survey Federal, state, and foreign privacy laws applicable to the collection and use of biometric technology by the air industry;

• identify trends, analyses and categorization of pertinent laws and their requirements; and

• discuss practices best designed to foster compliance.

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