Read your MURP Student Handbook for information about FAP requirements, rules, deadlines, etc. If you plan on doing a field area paper, take a look at the CUPA Library on the 7th floor of the Urban Center. All FAPs are there.
Here are some good transportation FAPs to use as examples:
Kate Lyman, Travel Time Reliability in Regional
Transportation Planning, June 2007
Rory Renfro, Pedestrian/Bicycle
Overcrossings: Lessons Learned, June 2007.
Joseph Recker, Parking at Transit-Oriented Multi-Family Residential Developments:
Measuring Parking Utilization at Residential TOD sites in Portland, Oregon, September 2007
Matt Lasky, Understanding the Link Between Bicyclists and Light Rail, Survey Results from Bicycle Riders on MAX in Portland, Oregon, Spring 2005.
Morgan Shook, Transportation Barriers and Health Access for Patient Attending a Community Health Center, Spring 2005.
Mike Tresidder, Using GIS to Measure Connectivity: An Exploration of Issues, Winter 2005.
Theresa Carr, The Mobility of Elderly Persons in the Portland Metropolitan Region Summer 2003
Mauricio LeClerc, Bicycle Planning in the City of Portland: Evaluation of the City's Bicycle Master Plan and Statistical Analysis of the Relationship between the City's Bicycle Network and Bicycle Commute, Spring 2002 (very large pdf file, ~8 mb)
Darren Muldoon, The Impact of Airport Noise and Proximity to an Airport on Residential Property Sale Values: A Case Study of the Portland-Hillsboro Airport, Fall 2003.
Shayna Rehberg, Safe Routes to School in Portland, Oregon, Fall 2003.
Michael Rose, Neighborhood Design & Mode Choice, Spring 2004.
Kerri Sullivan, Transportation & Work: Exploring Car Usage and Employment Outcomes in the LSAL Data, Spring 2003