Government Contract | District of Columbia
Innovative Solutions to Facilitate Accessibility for Airport Travelers with Disabilities

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000426844

Bid Title: Innovative Solutions to Facilitate Accessibility for Airport Travelers with Disabilities

Agency Bid No. Title: ACRP 01-31

Received Date: 12/01/2015

Close Date: 01/25/2016

Purchase Type: 18 months

Delivery Point: Not Stated, District of Columbia

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The objective of this research is to provide guidance and information to airports and their stakeholders on the availability of innovative solutions to facilitate accessibility for passengers who have a variety of physical, sensory and/or cognitive challenges. This guidance shall be applicable to a variety of types and sizes of airports and shall include at a minimum, the following considerations:Leveraging innovation (digital or physical) at passenger touchpoints and throughout the course of the journey, including at remote terminals;Issues related to physical facility layout (i.e., distance, time, physical and sensory obstacles, including access to and accommodations for service animals);Enhancements to existing airport physical and IT assets to improve accessibility and the passenger experience; Innovative resources and communication methods needed during irregular operations (IROPS);Needs of the inexperienced passenger;Methods to allow continual process improvement among stakeholders; and Possible impediments to implementation (e.g., legal, regulatory and safety issues).

Bid Related Documents

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Product Code: 91825

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

State: District of Columbia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Theresia H. Schatz The National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001

Phone: 202-334-2981




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