Documents critical site specific variables that influence transit agencies' spare bus ratio policies. It profiles a select group of transit agencies of varying sizes and geographic locations and describes their operating environments in order to relate how these affect the number of spare buses each agency needs to meet its service requirements.CHAPTER FTV E CONCLUSIONS THE FLEET MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE The calculation and monitoring of ... Many maintenance managers not only endorse the PTA guideline of a 20 percent spare ratio as a reasonable goal, but ... But respondents indicate that they do not support using the application of a single standard spare ratio goal for all transit agencies. ... Fleet Mix of Bus Makes and Models, 0 Roadcalls, 0 Training Programsaquality and training of the maintenance staff, anbsp;...
|Title||:||System-specific Spare Bus Ratios|
|Author||:||Judith T. Pierce, Elizabeth K. Moser, National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1995-01-01|