Transit Asset Management

Transit asset management (TAM) is a model that prioritizes funding based on the condition and maintenance of transit assets, such as vehicles, equipment and/or facilities.

 

US DOT and FTA Resources

FTA's Asset Management Tools page provides IT, modeling and analytical tools for TAM

FTA's Overview of the Safety and Transit Asset Management ANPRM,  2013

FTA's State of Good Repair and Transit Asset Management page, with updated technical assistance, documents, and tools. 

FTA's TERM-Lite System for asset management

 

Reports

NCHRP Report 866: Return on Investment in Transportation Asset Management Systems and Practices. A spreadsheet helps agencies evaluate the return-on-investment of TAM systems.

TCRP Report 172: Guidance for Developing a Transit Asset Management Plan provides best practices and a spreadsheet tool for managing asset inventory.

TCRP Report 157: State of Good Repair: Prioritizing the Rehabilitation and Replacement of Existing Capital Assets and Evaluating the Implications for Transit.

 

Sample Plans

Sample Transit Asset Management Plan spreadsheets from Alaska DOT
Transit Asset Management Plan examples from Washington DOT

 

Training

NTI's webinars on transit asset management

 

 

 

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Updated October 11, 2018