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8 enterprise architecture developed by the Washington Metro- Chapter 3, State of the Practice: This chapter summarizes politan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as a reference for the first output of the project--a review by the transit com- transit. This reference is the cornerstone of the TEAP Frame- munity of the state of the practice in the use of the five sys- work and was applied by one or more agencies to validate the tems management areas that compose the Framework. The guidance for its application. chapter provides context for the development of a TEAP that is specific to transit. Chapter 4, Development of the TEAP Framework: This Final Report Scope chapter describes the TEAP Framework that was developed TCRP Report 84 Volume 9 provides a summary of the out- and presents resources and tools to support application of the puts of the project. This report is composed of an executive Framework. The chapter presents the Framework roadmap, summary and six chapters with the following scope and including its benefits and how to implement it. objectives: Chapter 5, Reference Enterprise Architecture for Transit: This chapter goes into greater detail regarding the refer- Executive Summary: This section provides a short overview ence enterprise architecture and the different solutions for of the project and its results. The section is most appro- applying fare management application models. The exam- priate for transit managers to obtain an overview of the ple and templates contained in this chapter describe how a TEAP. transit agency can adapt the reference TEAP to represent Chapter 1, Introduction: This chapter provides the objec- their business processes, information, application, and tech- tives of the project and the scope of the final report. nology investments. Chapter 2, Research Approach--Methodology: This chap- Chapter 6, Evaluation and Next Steps: This chapter presents ter provides a summary of the methodology used by the lessons learned from independent transit agencies that either research team for the development of the project outputs. used the TEAP or reviewed the wiki site and its content.