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ACRP Project 11-02/Task 43 Quick Response: Successful Community Integration of Advanced Air Mobility trending idea Edited

Research Field: Special Projects

Allocation: $100,000

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) includes the use of highly automated aircraft to transport passengers and cargo at lower altitudes. Activity will likely include commercial inter-city travel, cargo delivery, public services, and private/recreational use. The initial ecosystem will utilize existing facilities (airports, heliports), but in the future, new, dedicated facilities... more »

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ACRP Project 02-102 Encouraging Community Support for Airports and Air Travel trending idea Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $400,000

ACRP Report 132: The Role of U.S. Airports in the National Economy (2015) demonstrated that the nation's airport system provides essential transportation services for millions of travelers and shippers of goods. Public use airports also contribute $1.6 trillion to the economy annually when considering direct, indirect, and induced economic effects. Yet as communities... more »

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ACRP Project 02-100 Pathways to Airport Net Zero Carbon Emissions trending idea Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $600,000

In the summer of 2021, the members of the Airports Council International committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050. ACRP Research Report 220: Guidebook for Developing a Zero- or Low-Emissions Roadmap at Airports provides the information and resources needed for airports to create a zero or low emissions roadmap and addresses making the business case and... more »

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ACRP Project 02-99 Use of Equity and Environmental Justice Data to Support Airport Decision Making Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $400,000

Historically, environmental justice has focused on ensuring that disadvantaged populations do not bear a disproportionate burden of the negative environmental impacts of projects, and that these communities are meaningfully included in planning and public outreach. While these goals remain important, there is increased emphasis on ensuring that infrastructure investments,... more »

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ACRP Project 02-98 Airport Energy Resiliency Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $1,200,000

Airports are facing increasing challenges and opportunities as they strive to achieve environmental goals, increase energy resiliency, and meet the quickly evolving energy needs of their customers. For example, gas-fired central utility plants typically create the majority of greenhouse gas emissions under an airport's control, and some airports are exploring converting... more »

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ACRP Project 01-51 Enhancing DBE and ACDBE Participation at Airports trending idea Edited

Research Field: Administration

Allocation: $400,000

Airports have a desire to increase diversity among their concessionaires and other contractors, and U.S. DOT's Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) regulations, as described in 49 CFR Part 23, require many airports to set ACDBE participation goals. Interstate certification regulations as described in 49 CFR Part 26.85 are designed to reduce... more »

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ACRP Project 01-50 Data Privacy Management Guidance for Airports Edited

Research Field: Administration

Allocation: $350,000

Airports are collecting and processing a large amount of data from travelers, including personal identification, medical records (e.g., COVID-19-related), and biometric information. In addition, airports need to comply with an increasing number of data protection and privacy regulations, and there is a risk of potential penalties stemming from noncompliance. An initial... more »

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