Equipment Costs for Transit Management Center (TR)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2020 dollars. The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year from which the cost value was adjusted. All costs are in $K.

Unit Cost Element IDAS# Life (years) Capital Cost $K, 2020 Dollars (Year) O&M Cost $K/year, Dollars (Year) Description
Video Monitors for Security System TR008 5 0.98 - 2.29 (2003) 0.02 - 0.06 (2003)

Five per site. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.

Basic Facilities, Comm. for Large Area - TR TR014 5745.00 - (1995) 574.00 - 862.00 (1995)

For population >750,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Basic Facilities, Comm. for Medium Area - TR TR015 4596.00 - (1995) 574.00 - 689.00 (1995)

For population <750,000 and >250,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Further Software Upgrade for E-Fare Payment TR013 20 43.76 - 65.63 (1995) 0.88 - 1.31 (1995)

Software upgrade. Software is COTS. Automatic passenger counter processing software costs an additional $25K to several hundred thousand dollars depending on the system.

Integration of Security System with Existing Systems TR010 20 273.48 - 546.96 (1995)

Integration with other systems.

Vehicle Location Interface - TR TR007 20 10.94 - 16.41 (1995)

Vehicle location interface.

Integration for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment TR012 20 246.05 - 547.30 (2005)

Integration with other systems.

Transit Center Labor TR004 142.51 - 570.06 (2005)

Labor for one to three staff. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.

Transit Center Hardware TR001 10 4.07 - 5.43 (2004) 0.08 - 0.11 (2004)

Includes three workstations. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.

Hardware for Security System TR009 10 6.78 - 9.95 (2004) 0.14 - 0.20 (2004)

Includes one server and three workstations. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost; could be higher for preventative and responsive maintenance.

Upgrade for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment TR005 20 21.88 - 43.76 (1995) 0.44 - 0.88 (1995)

Processor/software upgrade, installation and one year maintenance (for processor). Software is COTS.

Basic Facilities, Comm. for Small Area - TR TR016 4021.00 - (1995) 574.00 - 603.00 (1995)

For population <250,000. Based on purchase of building rather than leasing space. Communications includes communications equipment internal to the facility such as equipment racks, multiplexers, modems, etc.

Labor for Security System TR011 406.81 - 497.44 (1995)

Labor for three staff. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.

Transit Center Additional Building Space TR003 (1995)

Additional space required for ITS technology. 500 sq.ft. ($12 to $18 per sq. ft.)

Transit Center Software, Integration TR002 20 891.08 - 1881.05 (2005) 6.56 - 13.13 (1995)

Includes vehicle tracking & scheduling, database & information storage, schedule adjustment software, real time travel information software, and integration. Software is COTS.

Other Unit Cost Elements -

Summary values under development