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  • KTA/KDOT Truck Parking

    KANSAS STATEWIDE FREIGHT NETWORK TRUCK PARKING PLAN

    February 2016

  • KTA/KDOT Table of Contents

    Contents Kansas Statewide Freight Network Truck Parking Plan Chapter 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Overview....................................................................................................................................................................... 1-1 Activities ....................................................................................................................................................................... 1-1 Insights .......................................................................................................................................................................... 1-2 Advisory Panel ........................................................................................................................................................... 1-2 Recommendations ................................................................................................................................................... 1-3 Benefit-Cost Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 1-3 Implementation......................................................................................................................................................... 1-4 Chapter 2 PROBLEM DEFINITION Introduction................................................................................................................................................................ 2-1

    Project Description............................................................................................................................................... 2-1 Defining Truck Parking Conditions, Usage and Issues in Kansas..................................................... 2-1

    Truck Parking Inventory and Usage ................................................................................................................ 2-3 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................ 2-3 Methodology ........................................................................................................................................................... 2-3

    Desktop Aerial Review of Legal Truck Parking Facilities ..................................................................... 2-3 Field Review ........................................................................................................................................................ 2-3

    Field Review Results ............................................................................................................................................ 2-7 Literature Review and Peer Interviews .......................................................................................................2-13

    Introduction ..........................................................................................................................................................2-13 Defining the Need................................................................................................................................................2-13

    Mandated Hours of Service...........................................................................................................................2-13 Jasons Law ........................................................................................................................................................2-14 2013 Safe Truck Parking Survey.................................................................................................................2-14 Federal Reports Concerning Truck Parking............................................................................................2-15 NCHRP Synthesis 317 - Dealing with Truck Parking Demands, Transportation Research Board, 2003 .....................................................................................................................................................................2-18 Highway Special Investigation Report - Truck Parking Areas, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), May 2000...............................................................................................................................2-18

    Best Practices .......................................................................................................................................................2-19 Michigan .............................................................................................................................................................2-19 Minnesota...........................................................................................................................................................2-20 Missouri ..............................................................................................................................................................2-22 Wisconsin ...........................................................................................................................................................2-24 Colorado..............................................................................................................................................................2-25 Iowa......................................................................................................................................................................2-26 Mid-America Freight Coalition ....................................................................................................................2-28

    Technical Advisory Panel ...................................................................................................................................2-29 Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................2-29 Findings ..................................................................................................................................................................2-29

    Trucker Surveys ......................................................................................................................................................2-30

    February 2016

  • KTA/KDOT Table of Contents

    Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................2-30 Findings ..................................................................................................................................................................2-30

    Findings and Implications ..................................................................................................................................2-31 Chapter 3 NEEDS AND OPPORTUNITIES Needs and Opportunities ...................................................................................................................................... 3-1

    Interstate communication about parking solutions is necessary ...................................................... 3-4 Geographical concentration makes issues worse, but solutions easier ........................................... 3-4 Focusing on the state freight network addresses virtually all of the parking issues ................... 3-5

    Future Trends and Factors................................................................................................................................... 3-6 Future Truck Traffic Growth Projections................................................................................................... 3-6 Changes in Federal Freight Planning Guidelines ..................................................................................... 3-8 Other Potential FAST Act Implications ....................................................................................................... 3-9

    Connected and Autonomous Vehicles .........................................................................................................3-10 Federal or Multi-State Parking Authorities .............................................................................................3-10 Mandated Hours of Service Increases ........................................................................................................3-11

    Conclusion .................................................................................................................................................................3-11 Chapter 4 SOLUTIONS: REFINEMENT AND SCREENING Study Evaluation, Refinement and Screening.............................................................................................. 4-1

    Study Evaluation Process .................................................................................................................................. 4-1 Initial Strategies and Tactics .............................................................................................................................. 4-1

    Strategy 1: Improve Parking Information Sharing ................................................................................ 4-3 Strategy 2: Add or Improve Parking Assets ............................................................................................... 4-6 Strategy 3: Create Parking Improvement Partnerships.....................................................................4-10 Strategy 4: Promote Pro-Parking Policies for Freight Trucks...................