Title

THE FRAMEWORK FOR A REGIONAL TRANSIT ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2003

Subject Area

land use - planning, ridership - commuting, organisation - management, place - urban, mode - mass transit

Keywords

Urban transportation policy, Urban areas, TSM, Transportation systems management, Transportation system management, Transit operators, Transit authorities, Transit, Strategies, Strategic planning, Regional Transportation Authority (Illinois), Regional transportation, Public transit, Priorities, Objectives, Mass transit, Local transit, Large cities, Intrastate transportation, Goals, Chicago (Illinois), Asset management

Abstract

Innovative, new system concepts and frameworks that incorporate enabling technologies have made asset management systems more powerful. This article shows how an initiative launched by the Chicago (Illinois) Regional Transportation Authority to design a transit asset management system represents an important 1st step in implementing management of transit assets in the 21st Century.