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Buying and Managing Vehicles and Assets

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Buy a vehicle

There are several requirements for buying vehicles with federal funds. By using the state price agreement, we meet many of those requirements for you.

Learn more about buying a vehicle with funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation



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Sell a vehicle

Selling a vehicle requires a specific disposal process.

Learn more about selling a vehicle purchased with funds from ODOT



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Buy another type of capital asset

Capital assets are tangible items with a purchase price of $5,000 or more and a useful life of at least one year.

Learn about purchasing non-vehicle capital assets with funds from ODOT



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Maintain an asset

The Federal Transit Administration requires ODOT to maintain continuous control of the capital assets purchased with federal funds.

Learn more about maintenance requirements



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Learn about electric buses

The ODOT Public Transit Section's electric bus page can help you understand why and how to electrify your transit fleet. 

Learn more about electric buses


Comply with the Transit Asset Management Rule

The federal Transit Asset Management Final Rule, effective October 1, 2016, defines the term state of good repair and establishes minimum requirements for transit asset management. This applies to all recipients of Federal financial assistance (under 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53) who own, operate, or manage public transportation capital assets.

Learn more about how the Transit Asset Management rule will impact your agency.

Transit Asset Management Rule Information

Contact

Christine West
Capital Program Coordinator
503-986-3410


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