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List of Project Management Oversight (PMO) Lessons Learned

 
NoLessonPhase(s)Category
1Arrow III Overhaul - Introduction of New TechnologyStart UpScope
2Arts-in-TransitPEScope
3Building and Updating Accurate Project Budgets PE, FD & ConstructionCost
4Bus - Rail Integration Start UpScope
5Co-Location of Grantee & Contractor Project Related Personnel Pre PEManagement
6Combining and sequencing VE with scope-cost-schedulePEManagement
7Commuter Rail Safety - Educating the Public ConstructionScope
8Computerized Change Control SystemPEManagement
9Configuration ManagementConstructionScope
10Control of Force Account Schedule and BudgetsConstructionManagement
11Cost Benefits to Construction Manager/General Contractor ApproachFDCost
12Creation and Benefits of Positive Public RelationsPre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start UpManagement
13Design Build Essentials BART ExtensionEngineering and ConstructionManagement
14DBOM Contract: Proper Delegation of Major Tasks Pre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start UpManagement
15Delegation of AuthorityPre PECost
16Design Criteria, Security, Safety Certification Pre PE, PE and FDScope
17Documentation for Design Changes - Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)ConstructionScope
18Early Risk AssessmentPre PEManagement
19Early Risk Management PlanningFDManagement
20Earned Value/Progress Measurement, Integrated Cost and Schedule ControlPre PEManagement
21Enforcement of Buy AmericaFD and ConstructionManagement
22Environmental Remediation and Clean-UpPEScope
23Four-Quadrant Gated Crossing ConstructionScope
24FTA Procurement Regulations and Advanced Progress PaymentsPre PECost
25FTA-FRA Eagle Readiness CoordinationStart UpManagement
26Grade Crossing Safety Improvement ProgramStart UpScope
27Green Line Signal Prioritization PresentationStart-upManagement
28Green Line Signal Prioritization ReportStart-upManagement
29Hazard Analysis for Commuter Rail ProjectsDesign, Construction through Safety Certification and Start-upManagement
30Implementation of Systems Integration TestingConstruction through Start-upManagement
31Importance of Effective Input from Operations Staff during DesignPre PE, PE and FDManagement
32Incentive Fee for Performance in Public/Community InterfacingPre PEManagement
33Integrating and updating cost estimate concurrently with design processPEManagement
34Interagency CoordinationPE and FDManagement
35Interface with NSRR and FlaggersConstructionManagement
36Interface with NSRR and FlaggersConstructionSchedule
37Key Factors of Successful Project ImplementationPD, Engineering & ConstructionManagement
38Managing and Controlling the Land Acquisition ProcessPEManagement
39Managing and Controlling the Land Acquisition Process PESchedule
40Managing Multiple ConsultantsPre PEManagement
41Managing Undefined ScopePre PEManagement
42Methodology to Rehabilitate Heavy Rail Retaining WallsDesign & ConstructionCost
43Methodology to Rehabilitate Heavy Rail Retaining WallsDesign & ConstructionSchedule
44Methodology to Rehabilitate Heavy Rail Retaining WallsDesign & ConstructionScope
45Mitigating Problems of Third Party CoordinationFD and ConstructionSchedule
46Modular Station DesignPre PE, PE and FDScope
47New York City Transit Accident and Prevention ProgramConstructionManagement
48Obtaining Railroad Operating Agreements Early in a Project's LifePre PE, PE, FDManagement
49Problems in Agency CoordinationPre PE, PE and FDManagement
50Project Management Plan (PMP) DevelopmentPre PE and PEManagement
51Project Master Integrated Schedule (PMIS)FD & ConstructionManagement
52Public Outreach Program Related to Right-of-Way AcquisitionConstructionManagement
53QA/QC Procedures and OrganizationPre PE and PEManagement
54Quality Assurance and Quality Control on a Design/Build Transit Project PEScope
55R&D Projects - Computer Based Systems WarrantiesStart UpScope
56Railcar Procurement Schedule RecoveryPE and FDSchedule
57Railroad Right-of-Way AcquisitionPre PEManagement
58Railroad Right-of-Way IssuesPEManagement
59Reliability of Capital Cost Estimates Resulting from Early Planning StudiesPre PE and PECost
60Replacement of Elevated Rail Structures (Under Traffic)Design & ConstructionCost
61Replacement of Elevated Rail Structures (Under Traffic)Design & ConstructionManagement
62Replacement of Timber Pile Bridge StructuresDesign & ConstructionCost
63Replacement of Timber Pile Bridge StructuresDesign & ConstructionManagement
64Replacement of Timber Pile Bridge StructuresDesign & ConstructionSchedule
65Safety Certification for Commuter Rail ProjectsDesign, Construction, Testing, and Start-upManagement
66Solicitations and Bid OptionsFD, ConstructionManagement
67Staged Infrastructure Implementation Impacts on OperationsFD & ConstructionManagement
68Team Approach to Quality Assurance AuditsFDManagement
69Technical CapacityPre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start UpManagement
70The Benefit of Constructability ReviewsFDManagement
71The Capabilities and Value of Electronic CommunicationsPre PE, PE, FD, Construction, Start UpManagement
72Timely Preparation of Quality Assurance ProgramPre PE and PEManagement
73Toronto New Streetcar ProjectDesign, Construction through Safety Certification and Start-upManagement
74Tram Rail for Streetcar ConstructionDesign and ConstructionSchedule
75Transit Oriented Joint Development OpportunitiesPEManagement
76Tri-Met's Successful Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program on the Interstate MAX Light Rail ProjectPre PEManagement
77Tri-Met's Construction Manager/General Contractor Approach FDManagement
78Unplanned Delays Can Provide an Opportunity to Review DesignFDSchedule
79Using a Consultant as Both Designer and Construction ManagerConstructionManagement
80UTA Light Rail Construction in the Salt Lake City Central Business District ConstructionSchedule
81Value Engineering (VE) on Transit ProjectsPEManagement
82Waterproofing and Its Effect on Operation and Maintenance of Underground FacilitiesPEScope
83Westside Purple Line Risk Assessment Lessons LearnedEngineering and  ConstructionRisk
84Managing the Right of Way Process for Design-Build Contracts by co-locating the project teamEngineering and  ConstructionManagement
85Quality Management Approach for Design-Build ContractsEngineering and  ConstructionManagement
86Third-Party Enhancement ChallengesEngineering and  ConstructionManagement
Last updated: Thursday, February 27, 2020