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2022 Rural Transit Facilities Assessments

Baker and Associates was hired in February 2022 to conduct facility condition assessments on-site at transit agencies who are OPT’s subrecipients of Federal Section 5311 Rural Area Formula Program and/or Federal Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds who are not direct recipients of Federal Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program funds and have a facility that has federal funding. There were 82 sites among Michigan agencies state-wide that require facility assessments using FTA’s TERM scale which is a five-point scale with ratings of Excellent, Good, Adequate, Marginal or Poor. Results were aggregated using the Median Value method. Descriptions of asset conditions that correspond with these ratings and where in the TAM Facility Performance Measure Reporting Guidebook: Condition Assessment Calculation, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, April 2017.

At the MPTA annual conference held August 22 – 24, 2022, Baker and Associated presented information as it related to the work, they conducted for facility condition assessments.

The 2022 Rural Transit Facility Assessments are available on the MDOT Facilities map.