TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 131: A Guidebook for the Evaluation of Project Delivery Methods examines various project delivery methods for major transit capital projects. The report also explores the impacts, advantages, and disadvantages of including operations and maintenance as a component of a contract for a project delivery method.
A companion publication to TCRP Report 131 isTCRP Web-Only Document 41: Evaluation of Project Delivery Methods, which explores pertinent literature and research findings related to various project delivery methods for transit projects. TCRP Web-Only Document 41 also includes definitions of project delivery methods and highlights the existing selection approaches commonly used by transit agencies.
Appendix A: References and Appendix B: Definitions were published as part of TCRP Report 131. Appendices C through H of the report are available online.
Appendix C: Forms for Project Description and Goals
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2009. A Guidebook for the Evaluation of Project Delivery Methods. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/14238.
|Chapter 1 - Overview||4-7|
|Chapter 2 - Background and Definitions||8-18|
|Chapter 3 - Advantages/Disadvantages of Each Project Delivery Method||19-40|
|Chapter 4 - Tier 1 Analytical Delivery Decision Approach||41-77|
|Chapter 5 - Tier 2 Weighted-Matrix Delivery Decision Approach||78-86|
|Chapter 6 - Tier 3 Optimal Risk-Based Approach||87-92|
|Chapter 7 - Summary||93-94|
|Appendix A - References||95-98|
|Appendix B - Definitions||99-100|
|Appendices C through H||101-101|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||102-102|
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