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... 1 Background U.S. transit agencies have a wide variety of capital assets to maintain, including, but not limited to, buses, rail cars, guideway, stations, and other facilities and supporting systems.
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... 2 Guidance for Developing a Transit Asset Management Plan to incorporate additional considerations resulting from the transit asset management-related requirements of MAP-21. The results of this additional research are described in this guide and in the accompanying research report, Guidance for Applying the State of Good Repair Prioritization Framework and Tools: Research Report, which can be found at http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/ 171285.aspx.
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... Introduction 3 MAP-21 Requirements MAP-21 includes several definitions and provisions related to using a performance-based approach to making transportation investment decisions, and to asset management, in particular. At the time of this writing, the FTA was developing the rules for implementing the requirements of MAP-21.
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... 4 Guidance for Developing a Transit Asset Management Plan Another requirement of the law is that transit agencies will need to report on their performance on an annual basis, and set performance targets using measures that incorporate consideration of SGR. Here we have assumed that a transit agency's asset management plan will include reporting of SGR-related performance measures, though transit agencies may be required to submit separate documents for performance reporting in addition to their TAMP.
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... Introduction 5 requirements in the standard (more detail is provided on these in Chapter 5)
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... 6 Guidance for Developing a Transit Asset Management Plan Guide Organization The remainder of this document is organized as follows: • Chapter 2 describes a step-by-step process for developing a transit asset management plan. • Chapter 3 details how to use TAPT to predict asset performance and prioritize rehabilitation and replacement actions.

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