The following documents are provided as resources for students participating in the ACRP Cooperative Research Program University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs. The list is not intended as an exhaustive list, but should provide a starting point for your research:

1. Video Tutorials

Completing a Safety Risk Assessment by Wes Timmons
Guidance for Preparing Benefit/Cost Analyses by Dave Byers
Designing a Winning Proposal by Virginia Space Grant Consortium
Power Point Presentation

2. Literature Review

Learn how to search ACRP Publications for Key Terms before you begin your Literature Review here. 

Visit the TRB website to learn about the latest studies on topics of interest to the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP).

3. Documents/Reports:

Technical Design Challenge Links
Airport Operation and Maintenance
Runway Safety/Runway Incursions/ Runway Excursions
Airport Environmental Interactions
Airport Management and Planning
FAA Safety Management System Manual
Safety Management System (SMS) for Airports – Guidance, Tools, and Related Information
ACRP Report 131 – A Guidebook for Safety Risk Management for Airports
ACRP Report 50 – Improved Models for Risk Assessment of Runway Safety Areas
ACRP Report 39 – Recommended Guidelines for the Collection of Geospatially Referenced Data for Airfield Pavement Management
ACRP Research Results Digest 9 – Alternative Aircraft and Pavement Deicers and Anti-Icing Formulations with Improved Environmental Characteristics
ACRP Impact on Practice – Airports and Aging Travelers
ACRP Synthesis 51 – Impacts of Aging Travelers on Airports

4. Other Resources:

Expert Advisors
Tips for Proposers
Style Sheet for References/Citations