This report discusses several innovative procurement methods which involve greater private sector participation in the planning, engineering, construction, operation and financing of mass transit fixed guideway systems. These methods are designed to contain the cost and risk factors of such projects by sharing the responsibilities for these factors between public and private interests. This report covers the following innovative procurement methods: Turnkey, Super Turnkey, Build-Operate-Transfer, Build-Transfer-Operate, Franchises and others. It also identifies experiences and issues in the application of these innovative procurement methods.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • For further information, contact Edward Thomas, Capital Development Division, FTA.
  • Corporate Authors:

    EG&G Dynatrend

    21 Cabot Road
    Woburn, MA  United States  01801

    Parker (Jeffrey A) and Associates

    5224 Forty-Second Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20015

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Lugcio Jr, T J
    • Parker, J A
  • Publication Date: 1992-6


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 60 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00628155
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FTA-MA-08-7001-92-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 11 1996 12:00AM