Unit Costs (Unadjusted)

Equipment Costs for Transit Management Center (TR)

Note: The date in parentheses under the capital cost value and O&M cost value represents the dollar year of the cost values. All costs are in $K.
Unit Cost Element IDAS # Life
Years
Capital Cost
$K
(Source Year)
O&M Cost
$K/year
(Source Year)
Description View Sample Unit Cost Entries
Basic Facilities, Comm. for Large Area - TRTR0144000
(1995)
400 - 600
(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 - TRTR0153200
(1995)
400 - 480
(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 - TRTR0162800
(1995)
400 - 420
(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 HardwareTR001109.0 - 12.0
(2004)
0.18 - 0.24
(2004)
Includes three workstations. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.
Transit Center Software, IntegrationTR00220775 - 1636
(2005)
6.0 - 12.0
(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 SpaceTR0036.0 - 9.0
(1995)
Additional space required for ITS technology. 500 sq.ft. ($12 to $18 per sq. ft.)
Transit Center LaborTR004100 - 400
(2005)
Labor for one to three staff @ $125K. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.
Upgrade for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare PaymentTR0052020.0 - 40.0
(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 PaymentTR01220214 - 476
(2005)
Integration with other systems.
Further Software Upgrade for E-Fare PaymentTR0132040.0 - 60.0
(1995)
0.8 - 1.2
(1995)
Software upgrade. Software is COTS. Automatic passenger counter processing software costs an additional $25K to several hundred thousand dollars depending on the system.
Vehicle Location Interface - TRTR0072010.0 - 15.0
(1995)
Vehicle location interface.
Video Monitors for Security System TR00853.0 - 7.0
(2003)
0.06 - 0.14
(2003)
Five per site. O&M estimated at 2% of capital cost.
Hardware for Security SystemTR0091015.0 - 22.0
(2004)
0.30 - 0.44
(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 SystemsTR01020250 - 500
(1995)
Integration with other systems.
Labor for Security SystemTR011202 - 247
(1995)
Labor for three staff @ $75K each. Salary cost are fully loaded prices including base salary, overtime, overhead, benefits, etc.
Other Unit Cost Elements----Summary values under development