Project Management Oversight (PMO) Contract, New York City

Project Management Oversight (PMO) Contract, New York City

AVA's Role
Anil Verma Associates (AVA), Inc. was a Project Management Oversight Consultant contracted to the US Department of Transportation¡¦s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) from 1990 through 2004.

US Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region II, New York, NY

Project Description
AVA evaluated the management and technical capacity of the New York City Department of Transportation, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), and various agencies under the MTA such as New York City Transit, and Long Island Rail Road. Additionally AVA evaluated the development and implementation and major projects under these agencies such as the East Side Access Project, Atlantic Avenue, South Ferry Station, and the Staten Island Ferry Terminals. AVA¡¦s responsibilities included oversight of the agencies technical capacity to develop and implement large capital construction or rehabilitation programs and projects, and review of the Technical/Engineering Documentation prepared by Consultants for various projects. Some of the key projects are as follows: „X East Side Access ¡V Grand Central Terminal, NY - The East Side Access project will connect the Long Island Rail Road¡¦s (LIRR) Main and Port Washington lines in Queens to a new LIRR terminal beneath Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. The new connection will increase the LIRR¡¦s capacity into Manhattan, dramatically shorten travel time for Long Island and eastern Queens commuters traveling to the east side of Manhattan, provide a new commuter rail station in Sunnyside Queens, and much more. „X Staten Island Ferry Terminals, NY - The new Whitehall Ferry Terminal is an 180,000-square-foot intermodal terminal located on the southern tip of Manhattan, and incorporates three slips for the Staten Island Ferry and the marine craft facilities. The project includes connections to two subway stations, a terminal for three bus lines, a taxi drop-off space, and space for 96 bicycles. The St. George Ferry Terminal occupies approximately seven acres and incorporates mass transit and commuter services.


Completion date: 2004

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