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Accession Number PB2013-101003
Title Transforming Public Transportation Institutional and Business Models.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 84p
Personal Author E. Fetting R. Padgette R. G. Stanley S. Baker S. Knapp T. Henkin
Abstract TCRP Report 159 provides an analysis of and strategy for defining and implementing transformative change in institutional and business models for operating and maintaining public transportation systems. It addresses a wide range of issues important to continued efficient operations, including responding to the needs of affected customer markets, improving operating procedures, implementing effective capital asset management, carrying out long-term planning and mission definition, improving and expanding functional areas as well as expertise and technical skill sets of the workforce, identifying and improving necessary business practices, identifying and implementing innovative funding mechanisms, implementing performance measures and improved governance models, identifying required organizational structures, and instituting effective area-wide collaborative practices. The report identifies the components of transformative change and develops a substantive typology to assist agencies in organizing and structuring an approach to defining and implementing components of productive change. The report further examines potential consequences of change that should be considered by agencies or organizations contemplating new institutional and business models.
Keywords Assets
Operating procedure
Performance evaluation
Phase transformations
Public transportation
Transportation planning

Source Agency Federal Transit Administration
National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
Transit Development Corporation
NTIS Subject Category 91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
43G - Transportation
85H - Road Transportation
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1310
Contract Number N/A

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