Equipment Costs for Transit Management Center (TR)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2014 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, 2014 Dollars (Year) O&M Cost $K/year, Dollars (Year) Description
Video Monitors for Security System TR008 5 1.00 - 3.00 (2003) 0.03 - 0.07 (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 41.00 - 62.00 (1995) 0.80 - 1.20 (1995)

Software upgrade. Software is COTS. Automatic passenger counter processing software costs would be additional.

Integration of Security System with Existing Systems TR010 20 256.00 - 513.00 (1995)

Integration with other systems.

Vehicle Location Interface - TR TR007 20 10.00 - 15.00 (1995)

Vehicle location interface.

Integration for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment TR012 20 231.00 - 513.00 (2005)

Integration with other systems.

Transit Center Labor TR004 112.00 - 448.00 (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 5.00 - 6.00 (2004) 0.10 - 0.13 (2004)

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

Hardware for Security System TR009 10 8.00 - 12.00 (2004) 0.20 - 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 21.00 - 41.00 (1995) 0.40 - 0.80 (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 351.00 - 430.00 (1995)

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

Transit Center Additional Building Space TR003 9.00 - 13.00 (1995)

Additional space (500 sq.ft.) required for ITS technology.

Transit Center Software, Integration TR002 20 835.00 - 1763.00 (2005) 9.00 - 12.00 (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