Now more than ever, fleet assessments are smart business because transit agencies are asked to do more with less and budget constraints force agencies to run cars well past their 30 year design life. An undiagnosed fleet-wide component failure on an aging vehicle can singlehandedly cripple a transportation system, but a midlife assessment is a process that can detect problems before they become crises.

See the article in Mass Transit magazine’s June edition for details from LTK’s Dan Lang, Senior Engineer, on why and how to do an assessment: