UDOT has teamed with the Associated General Contractors (AGO) to develop a comprehensive partnering program. This program establishes an executive committee of representatives from the public and private sectors who are responsible for developing partnering guidelines. In fact, UDOT and the AGO have written a field guide to partnering on UDOT projects.
Facing Project Funding and Other Challenges Concrete steps for increasing the odds of project success. By Christie DeLuca Commissioned by the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority using the construction management/general contracting procurement method, the new Exposition light rail transit line will run from downtown Photo courtesy of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority. Los Angeles to Culver City, Calif. The Benefit of Experience... ...The Power of Electric Heating 22 December 2008/January 2009 • MassTransit • www.masstransitmag.com A According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Amer- icans took 10.3 billion trips on public transportation — the highest ridership level in 50 years, and public transpor- challenge. Our goal is to leave a project with everyone thinking that this was an excellent example of partnering.” When contractors and owners part- ner, they should begin by identifying each Flatiron has worked with an extensive list of transit agencies, including those in Denver, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Norm Avery, Flatiron’s Utah district man- tation ridership is up 32 percent since party’s specific goals and agree to help ager, says the lessons learned are tremen- 1995. But transit authorities continue each other achieve these goals. This is dous, but probably the most important is to face increasing challenges like accel- no easy task, but it truly increases the that positive relationships are the bigg
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