Kayak Public Transit, a transit service provider for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) in Oregon developed an internal maintenance and asset management plan in 2013, which enhanced monitoring and reporting at the agency and improved visibility over asset condition and maintenance activities.
This workbook provides tribes with a template for reporting agency information and three core elements required by the Transit Asset Management (TAM) rule: asset inventory, condition assessment, and agency targets.
If your agency is an American Indian tribal transportation provider, then you are a Tier II provider. TAM requirements for Tier II providers, including tribes, are the same. However, tribes face different circumstances and community needs that will affect how they meet the basic requirements of the TAM rule.
Given the large variation among tribes in resources, operating environments, and preparedness, below are essential resources for tribal providers to assist in complying with the...