Category Archives: Research

TCRP Report 194: Pre-publication Draft: Knowledge Management Resource to Support Strategic Workforce Development for Transit Agencies

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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) has released a pre-publication, non-edited version of TCRP Research Report 194: Knowledge Management Resource to Support Strategic Workforce Development for Transit Agencies. The guidebook explores the importance of knowledge management (KM), which is an …

Repair Time Standards for Transit Vehicles

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Under contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) was asked to develop repair time standards for transit vehicles. This report identifies the process used to define the standards and identifies the actual …

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

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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

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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 …

Passenger Rail Equipment Qualification Database

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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 …