Author Archives: zavacki

Development of Repair Time Standards for Engine & Transmission (power plant) Replacement of Transit Vehicles

Posted ago by zavacki

This project is the continuation of the successful Repair Time Standards research initiative started two years ago to establish accurate repair time standards for vehicles in public transit systems. During this third phase the engine removal and replacement system were …

Repair time standard for preventive maintenance of transit vehicles

Posted ago by zavacki

This report summarizes the main findings and activities done towards the development of time standard for the preventive maintenance of the transit vehicles. In the first phase of the project, time standards were developed for the brake system component of …

Register for the Transit Asset Management (TAM) Webinar: Building an Asset Inventory

Posted ago by zavacki

FTA will host a webinar on May 23, 2017, from 2-3 p.m. EST to highlight examples of how transit agencies can build their asset inventories. The webinar will feature presentations from Doug Holcomb and Athena Ullah, from Greater Bridgeport Transit …

FTA Releases Update Hazard Mitigation Cost Effectiveness Tool

Posted ago by zavacki

As technical assistance to transit agencies that are considering disaster resilience as a part of their capital investment programs, FTA has updated its resilience benefit tool — the Hazard Mitigation Cost Effectiveness Tool. First developed to evaluate potential resilience projects …

Passenger Rail Equipment Qualification Database

Posted ago by zavacki

A passenger rail equipment qualification and acceptance database funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) was developed to house all past and present qualification and acceptance tests for new passenger vehicles. The database is available for the industry including transit …