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ACRP Project 01-50 Data Protection and Privacy Management Guidelines 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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ACRP Project 01-51 Improving Airport Organizational Practices to Enhance ACDBE/DBE Participation 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 02-97 Update to ACRP Airport Environmental Reports 11, 43, 147, and 160 Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $650,000

Airports face significant and evolving environmental issues, and nearly one third of ACRP's research has been related to the topic. To ensure that ACRP's environmental products reflect changes in technology, regulations, and practice, the program undertook a systematic product review to identify those most in need of updating. Among those listed, the following products... more »

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ACRP Project 02-98 Airport Energy Resiliency Primer and Roadmap trending idea 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 02-99 Incorporating Environmental Justice and Equity Principles and Data into 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 02-100 Carbon Removal and Reduction to Support Airport Net-Zero Goals: A Playbook and Tools 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 02-101 Environmental Stewardship and Compliance Training for Airport Employees Edited

Research Field: Environment

Allocation: $400,000

Airport environmental issues can be complex, occur at airports of all sizes, and are often costly if not managed properly. It is therefore important for airport employees, particularly new employees or those without a technical environmental background, to understand the requirements and environmental programs at the airport. Airport environmental achievement and sustainability... more »

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ACRP Project 02-102 A Balanced Look at Local Airport Activity and Climate Change 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 03-66 Guidebook for Digital Twin Programs at Airports Edited

Research Field: Policy & Planning

Allocation: $350,000

Decision making in an airport environment is often complex and time consuming. Many decisions involve numerous stakeholders and considerable resources and can include an element of unanticipated adverse impacts if a less-than-optimal decision is made. "Digital twins" are detailed virtual representations of a facility or system that are kept up to date with real-time... more »

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ACRP Project 03-67 Guidelines for Accommodating Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing at Airports Edited

Research Field: Policy & Planning

Allocation: $400,000

Peer-to-peer car sharing companies allow individuals to make their personal vehicles available for rent by others through an app. Peer-to-peer car sharing activity continues to grow across the US, but there is little data on how much of this activity occurs at airports. It is a potential concern for airports, as it may result in lost revenue, and may impact airport... more »

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ACRP Project 03-68 Integration of Contingency Planning for Small Airports trending idea Edited

Research Field: Policy & Planning

Allocation: $400,000

Airports can benefit significantly by integrating standard business planning with all aspects of resiliency planning (e.g., business continuity plans, continuity of operations plans, airport emergency plans, recovery plans, and resiliency plans). However, because of limited resources and expertise, small airports often have challenges in plan integration. Recent... more »

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ACRP Project 05-03 Guidebook on Airport Cybersecurity and Incident Response Edited

Research Field: Security

Allocation: $600,000

Airports rely on a significant amount of electronic information and technology in their day-to-day operations, and the amount of electronic data airports collect, store, and use continues to grow. Yet the risk of adverse cybersecurity events appears to be increasing at an even more rapid rate. These events can be significant and debilitating to operations, affect numerous... more »

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ACRP Project 07-19 Update to ACRP Report 25: Airport Passenger Terminal Planning and Design trending idea Edited

Research Field: Design

Allocation: $500,000

ACRP Report 25: Airport Passenger Terminal Planning and Design comprises a guidebook, spreadsheet models, and a user's guide in two volumes and a CD-ROM. These products provide guidance in planning and developing airport passenger terminals. Since its publication in 2010, Report 25 has been the most downloaded ACRP publication. Over the last 10 years, significant changes in... more »

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ACRP Project 09-22 Guidance for Small Airports on Safe Maintenance of Airfield Electrical Systems trending idea Edited

Research Field: Maintenance

Allocation: $300,000

Budget resources at small airports are typically limited, and are often not be able to support full-time electricians, leaving the maintenance of airfield lighting to other airport staff. A small airfield lighting issue may then result in significant operational impacts if a repair cannot be made quickly.

The objective of this research is to develop basic electrical... more »

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ACRP Project 10-33 Incorporating Emerging Transportation and Ground Access Technologies at Airports Edited

Research Field: Operations

Allocation: $500,000

Electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles (including robotaxis) are expected to contribute an increasing share of landside activity at airports. The transition will likely impact all components of an airport's landside facilities, including roadways, curbs, parking, and ground transportation centers. Airports must consider these trends in their facility planning, yet little... more »

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