This report should be of interest to transit bus maintenance managers and others interested in the development of written transit bus maintenance procedures, or qpractices, q and the sharing of these practices with others in the transit industry. The report provides guidance on how to develop effective transit bus maintenance practices tailored to one's local operating environment. It provides seven sample practices developed using the guidance. Complementing this report is an on-line Web Board sponsored by the Transportation Research Board's Committee on Transit Fleet Maintenance. This Web Board allows transit agencies to post their maintenance practices for others to review, revise as necessary for their own operating conditions, and use. The report provides instructions on how to access the Web Board, use it to develop maintenance practices, and share these practices among transit agencies.Like existing agency practices found on the Web Board, the sample Guidebook practices could serve as a useful starting ... Unlike standards and RPs developed through a consensus-driven process requiring universal approval, material in this ... legal considerations found at the beginning of Chapter 2 and in Appendix A before you write any maintenance practice. ... Without the template, you would use the table of contents to reference the appropriate pages of the hard-copy version.
|Title||:||A Guidebook for Developing and Sharing Transit Bus Maintenance Practices|
|Author||:||John J. Schiavone|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2005-01-01|