Resource Set: Return on Investment in Transportation Asset Management Systems and Practices (NCHRP Report 866)
This resource set contains the ROI spreadsheet tool, a couple related presentations, and the NCHRP Report 866.
This report presents guidelines to transportation agencies for the management of their assets related to return on investment. The details in the report rely upon the work conducted by the research team and their experiences. It is published alongside a spreadsheet tool which helps agencies evaluate their simulations of return on investment for TAM.
NCHRP Report 866: Return on Investment in Transportation Asset Management Systems and Practices presents guidance for estimating the ROI for adopting or expanding TAM systems within a transportation agency. The report is accompanied by an interactive spreadsheet tool, designed to support ROI analysis of a TAM system or business process improvement.
This presentation is a case study of NCHRP Project 20-100, which sought to assess the investments made and returns realized by agencies that have adopted TAM systems. It then provides a framework for calculation of return on investment for transportation asset management. It concludes with final comments on the relevance and application of this research in the future.