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These studies are mostly geared to address existing and future transportation due to anticipated impacts of land use changes. The size of the study area could span from a local neighborhood to citywide. Their analysis covers vehicular and pedestrian circulation and safety, transit services and parking supply.
Mobility Initiatives For An Aging Populatio Mobility Initiatives For An Aging Population: A Scan of Current Practices (2011), sets out to identify current mobility issues of older adults and examines innovative solutions in transportation, mobility and accessibility for an aging population.  The 17 case studies examined, eleven of which are in the U.S., are divided into these categories: Driving, Public Transportation and Taxis, Pedestrian Improvements, Planning Tools, and Innovative Technologies and Educational Programs.  They address safety, accessibility and transportation choice to enhance mobility.

Chinatown Bus Study
The Chinatown Bus Study (2009) examines the operations of the private interstate bus companies that load and discharge passengers throughout Chinatown in Lower Manhattan.

Broadway Junction Transportation Study
Broadway Junction Transportation Study (2008) was undertaken to assess the unused existing and future transit capacity available in the study area.  These findings will be used to guide and inform any future discussions about land use and development in the Broadway Junction area of Brooklyn.
Residential Parking Study Residential Parking Study: Automobile Ownership Rates and Off-Street Parking Requirements in Portions of New York City: Manhattan CDs 9-12, the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn (2009), is a citywide study of both the Zoning Resolution’s parking requirements for new housing and the car ownership patterns of the residents of such housing.
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Interactive NYC Parking Facility Locator has interactive maps show the location of more than 1,900 parking facilities licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs in The Bronx, xBrooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
World Cities Best Practices
World Cities Best Practices (2008), surveys transportation modes and technologies, in cities around the globe, that could be implemented in New York City to reduce congestion and encourage community and economic development. 
Inventory of Opportunities Over Transportation Properties
Inventory of Decking Opportunities Over Transportation Properties (2008), catalogues approximately 1,000 acres of subgrade road and rail corridors throughout the city, plus rail yards. While building in any of these corridors would be complex, were they to be decked over, opportunities would be provided to reunite communities and create the potential for new surface-level uses.  The inventory is intended as a  tool for stakeholders involved in any future planning for these sites.
Harlem/Morningside Heights
Harlem/Morningside Heights Transportation Study - Draft Technical Memorandum No.1: Existing Conditions (2005) is a comprehensive analysis of existing conditions with respect to demography, land use and zoning, traffic and transportation, parking, pedestrian and bicycle movement, transit, and accidents and goods movement.
North Corona
The North Corona Transportation Study (2005) was initiated in response to community concerns about existing and potential traffic congestion and safety issues as a result of rezoning and potential land use developments in North Corona, Queens.
Bay Terrace
Bay Terrace Transportation Study (2004) provides a comprehensive analysis of existing and potential vehicular circulation, parking demand, public transit utilization, and pedestrian circulation patterns in this northern Queens community.
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The Preliminary Recommendations for Downtown Flushing Parking Guidance System (2004) proposes a guidance system that will direct drivers looking for parking, to parking facilities with available spaces. 

Charleston Transportation Study
Charleston Transportation Study (2003) assesses potential land use development scenarios in order to provide a comprehensive analysis of existing and potential future vehicular, parking, public transit, and pedestrian circulation patterns primarily on Arthur Kill Road and the local street system.
   
 
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