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List of Project Management Oversight (PMO) Lessons Learned

No Lesson Phase(s) Category
1 Arrow III Overhaul - Introduction of New Technology Start Up Scope
2 Arts-in-Transit PE Scope
3 Building and Updating Accurate Project Budgets  PE, FD & Construction Cost
4 Bus - Rail Integration  Start Up Scope
5 Co-Location of Grantee & Contractor Project Related Personnel  Pre PE Management
6 Combining and sequencing VE with scope-cost-schedule PE Management
7 Commuter Rail Safety - Educating the Public  Construction Scope
8 Computerized Change Control System PE Management
9 Configuration Management Construction Scope
10 Control of Force Account Schedule and Budgets Construction Management
11 Cost Benefits to Construction Manager/General Contractor Approach FD Cost
12 Creation and Benefits of Positive Public Relations Pre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start Up Management
13 Design Build Essentials BART Extension Engineering and Construction Management
14 DBOM Contract: Proper Delegation of Major Tasks  Pre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start Up Management
15 Delegation of Authority Pre PE Cost
16 Design Criteria, Security, Safety Certification  Pre PE, PE and FD Scope
17 Documentation for Design Changes - Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Construction Scope
18 Early Risk Assessment Pre PE Management
19 Early Risk Management Planning FD Management
20 Earned Value/Progress Measurement, Integrated Cost and Schedule Control Pre PE Management
21 Enforcement of Buy America FD and Construction Management
22 Environmental Remediation and Clean-Up PE Scope
23 Four-Quadrant Gated Crossing  Construction Scope
24 FTA Procurement Regulations and Advanced Progress Payments Pre PE Cost
25 Grade Crossing Safety Improvement Program Start Up Scope
26 Hazard Analysis for Commuter Rail Projects Design, Construction through Safety Certification and Start-up Management
27 Implementation of Systems Integration Testing Construction through Start-up Management
28 Importance of Effective Input from Operations Staff during Design Pre PE, PE and FD Management
29 Incentive Fee for Performance in Public/Community Interfacing Pre PE Management
30 Integrating and updating cost estimate concurrently with design process PE Management
31 Interagency Coordination PE and FD Management
32 Interface with NSRR and Flaggers Construction Management
33 Interface with NSRR and Flaggers Construction Schedule
34 Key Factors of Successful Project Implementation PD, Engineering & Construction Management
35 Managing and Controlling the Land Acquisition Process PE Management
36 Managing and Controlling the Land Acquisition Process  PE Schedule
37 Managing Multiple Consultants Pre PE Management
38 Managing Undefined Scope Pre PE Management
39 Mitigating Problems of Third Party Coordination FD and Construction Schedule
40 Modular Station Design Pre PE, PE and FD Scope
41 New York City Transit Accident and Prevention Program Construction Management
42 Obtaining Railroad Operating Agreements Early in a Project's Life Pre PE, PE, FD Management
43 Problems in Agency Coordination Pre PE, PE and FD Management
44 Project Management Plan (PMP) Development Pre PE and PE Management
45 Project Master Integrated Schedule (PMIS) FD & Construction Management
46 Public Outreach Program Related to Right-of-Way Acquisition Construction Management
47 QA/QC Procedures and Organization Pre PE and PE Management
48 Quality Assurance and Quality Control on a Design/Build Transit Project  PE Scope
49 R&D Projects - Computer Based Systems Warranties Start Up Scope
50 Railcar Procurement Schedule Recovery PE and FD Schedule
51 Railroad Right-of-Way Acquisition Pre PE Management
52 Railroad Right-of-Way Issues PE Management
53 Reliability of Capital Cost Estimates Resulting from Early Planning Studies Pre PE and PE Cost
54 Safety Certification for Commuter Rail Projects Design, Construction, Testing, and Start-up Management
55 Solicitations and Bid Options FD, Construction Management
56 Staged Infrastructure Implementation Impacts on Operations FD & Construction Management
57 Team Approach to Quality Assurance Audits FD Management
58 Technical Capacity Pre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start Up Management
59 The Benefit of Constructability Reviews FD Management
60 The Capabilities and Value of Electronic Communications Pre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start Up Management
61 Timely Preparation of Quality Assurance Program Pre PE and PE Management
62 Toronto New Streetcar Project Design, Construction through Safety Certification and Start-up Management
63 Tram Rail for Streetcar Construction Design and Construction Schedule
64 Transit Oriented Joint Development Opportunities PE Management
65 Tri-Met's Successful Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program on the Interstate MAX Light Rail Project Pre PE Management
66 Tri-Met's Construction Manager/General Contractor Approach  FD Management
67 Unplanned Delays Can Provide an Opportunity to Review Design FD Schedule
68 Using a Consultant as Both Designer and Construction Manager Construction Management
69 UTA Light Rail Construction in the Salt Lake City Central Business District  Construction Schedule
70 Value Engineering (VE) on Transit Projects PE Management
71 Waterproofing and Its Effect on Operation and Maintenance of Underground Facilities PE Scope
72 Westside Purple Line Risk Assessment Lessons Learned Engineering and  Construction Risk
73 Managing the Right of Way Process for Design-Build Contracts by co-locating the project team Engineering and  Construction Management
74 Quality Management Approach for Design-Build Contracts Engineering and  Construction Management
75 Third-Party Enhancement Challenges Engineering and  Construction Management
76 Change Management Process Construction Management
77 Project Delivery Method Procurement Management
78 Central Subway Project Controls Construction Management
79 Quality Control Construction Management
80 Third-party Utility Coordination Design, Construction Management
81 Public Outreach on a Streetcar Project Planning, Design, Construction Management
82 Considerations Related to Streetcar Reverse-Running Operation Planning, Design Management
Last updated: Monday, October 2, 2023