A shift from mobility- to accessibility based planning in the evaluative models and metrics is compelled by transportation theory, and could alter important aspects of both transportation and land-use planning. Overcoming the impediments to the shift can be assisted by altering evaluation requirements by funding agencies and professional organizations, building coalitions across municipal and metropolitan-level interests, and effectively communicating accessibility concepts.
Accessibility Evaluation from Laboratory to Practice. NEXTRANS, Region V University Transportation Center. United States Department of Transportation.