Unit Costs (Adjusted)

Equipment Costs for Transit Management Center (TR)

Note: Equipment list adjusted to 2009 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, 2009 Dollars
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year, Dollars
(Source Year)
Description
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Large Area - TR
Index: 4
TR0145745
(1995)
574 - 862
(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
Index: 4
TR0154596
(1995)
574 - 689
(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.
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Small Area - TR
Index: 4
TR0164021
(1995)
574 - 603
(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.
Transit Center Hardware
Index: 5
TR001106 - 8
(2004)
0.12 - 0.16
(2004)
Includes three workstations. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.
Transit Center Software, Integration
Index: 3
TR00220810 - 1710
(2005)
6 - 12
(1995)
Includes vehicle tracking & scheduling, database & information storage, schedule adjustment software, real time travel information software, and integration. Software is COTS.
Transit Center Additional Building Space
Index: 4
TR0039 - 13
(1995)
Additional space (500 sq.ft.) required for ITS technology.
Transit Center Labor
Index: 6
TR004112 - 448
(2005)
Labor for one to three staff. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.
Upgrade for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment
Index: 3
TR0052020 - 40
(1995)
0.4 - 0.8
(1995)
Processor/software upgrade, installation and one year maintenance (for processor). Software is COTS.
Integration for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment
Index: 3
TR01220224 - 498
(2005)
Integration with other systems.
Further Software Upgrade for E-Fare Payment
Index: 3
TR0132040 - 60
(1995)
0.8 - 1.2
(1995)
Software upgrade. Software is COTS. Automatic passenger counter processing software costs would be additional.
Vehicle Location Interface - TR
Index: 3
TR0072010 - 15
(1995)
Vehicle location interface.
Video Monitors for Security System
Index: 5
TR00851 - 3
(2003)
0.04 - 0.09
(2003)
Five per site. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.
Hardware for Security System
Index: 5
TR0091010 - 15
(2004)
0.2 - 0.3
(2004)
Includes one server and three workstations. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost; could be higher for preventative and responsive maintenance.
Integration of Security System with Existing Systems
Index: 3
TR01020249 - 497
(1995)
Integration with other systems.
Labor for Security System
Index: 6
TR011320 - 391
(1995)
Labor for three staff. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.
Other Unit Cost Elements
Index: -
----Summary values under development