This guidebook presents various parking strategies and technologies that are employed, or have potential applications, at airports in the United States. This guidebook will assist airport operators in (1) determining their specific goals as they relate to public parking and their customer needs; (2) gaining an understanding of the parking strategies and technologies that correspond to their goals; and (3) evaluating benefits, costs, and implementation. With parking as the primary source of non-airline revenue at airports, and usually the customer's first and last experience with the airport, it is an important focus in an airport's overall strategic plan. ACRP Report 24 provides - in a single source - a buffet of parking strategies and technologies to complement and achieve airport operators' long-term goals and objectives. This guidebook will be useful to airport parking owners and operators, and their consultants, as they strive to better accommodate the needs of their customers, improve customer service, increase operational efficiency, and enhance net revenues.Establish airport policies regarding single-vehicle or multiple-vehicle use of AVI/ RFID tags. ... In the event that a toll agency collects payment and transfers it to the airport, the agency may require that the patron associate a credit card with the toll ... Since much of the transaction time includes calculating the fee and issuing the receipt, the time savings offered to ... insert and retrieve their credit cards ( assuming that customers have their credit cards ready as they approach the exit gate).
|Title||:||Guidebook for Evaluating Airport Parking Strategies and Supporting Technologies|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2009|