Join Railway Age and RT&S for the webinar, "Achieving and Maintaining a State of Good Repair for Public Transportation Assets" on Wednesday, March 2 at 2:00 pm EST | 11:00 am PST. The Federal Transit Administration in September 2015 published the Transit Asset Management (TAM) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The proposed regulations are designed to help the nation’s public transportation systems achieve a state of good repair (SGR), for which there is an estimated $85.9 billion project backlog. Register Now »
Paul Edwards, Senior Program Manager at Utah Transit Authority, and Satyen Patel, Director of Asset Management, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, will join Travis Ritter, Bentley Systems, to provide insight and key takeaways regarding their approach to maintain, rehabilitate and replace existing investments, and most specifically how they are leveraging technology to address the following key elements of their SGR TAM Plans.
• Inventory of Capital Assets• Condition Assessment• Decision Support Tools• Investment PrioritizationThis webinar will mainly focus on the "Infrastructure" and "Facilities" categories for proposed performance measures, in particular, track, power, structures, and linear assets.December 4, 2015, saw President Obama sign into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (the "FAST Act"), authorizing transit programs for five years (FY16-FY20). With FAST came a significant increase in funding available to meet SGR, placing further importance on agencies to implement asset monitoring and management systems with the goal of improving safety, increasing reliability and performance, and establishing performance measures.
View the on-demand webinar, "Increase Safety & Productivity Now—by Minimizing the Impacts of Brake Cylinder Leaks!" Hosted by experts at New York Air Brake, Derick Call, Team Leader, Valves and Foundation Equipment New Product Development, and Deepak Kumar, Director of Marketing, this webinar explores the challenges of brake cylinder leaks, and present a viable solution: the NYAB DB-60 II with Brake Cylinder Maintaining. View Now » More about this topic: Even minor, AAR‐allowable leaks pose safety risks. In addition, they can reduce productivity by generating false cold-wheel readings at automated wayside detection systems—resulting in unwarranted brake testing and set outs. NYAB's AAR‐approved DB-60 II control valve with Brake Cylinder Maintaining solves this problem by constantly compensating for ordinary brake cylinder leakage—and preserving up to 85% of braking force—even on long downgrades. Participants will leave with a better understanding of:
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