Manage your grant
Find details and guidance on managing your public transportation grant.
We provide the following guidebooks, and resources to help your grant administrator manage your grants, and maintain good standing with the Federal Transit Administration, and WSDOT.
Grant management guidebooks
- Consolidated Grant Guidebook (PDF 1.2MB)
- WSDOT Public Transportation State Grant Programs Guidebook (PDF 630KB)
- Commute Trip Reduction Guidebook (PDF 627KB)
- Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (PDF 306KB)
- Transit Development Plan Guidebook (PDF 528KB)
- Drug and Alcohol Program Guidebook (PDF 600KB)
- Public Transit Rideshare Program Guidebook (PDF 587KB)
- Public Transportation Benefit Area Formation Process Guidebook (PDF 570KB)
Consolidated Grant management training
- 2021-2023 Consolidated Grant Training - administrative
- 2021-2023 Consolidated Grant Training - financial
- 2021-2023 Consolidated Grant Training - capital
- Consolidated grant management training handout (PDF 236KB)
Grants Management System training
- Claims reimbursement training
- Claims reimbursements instructions (PDF 884KB)
- Status reports training
- Operating status reports instructions (PDF 252KB)
- Mobility management status reports instructions (PDF 242KB)
- Commute Trip Reduction agreement status report and claims training
Procurement forms and examples below are available on request from PTDprocurement@wsdot.wa.gov.
- Pre-award audit checklist
- Factory visit inspection checklist
- Factory trip expense worksheet
- Acceptance letter sample
- Buy America audit report sample
- Post-delivery Buy America and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards certification
- Post-delivery purchaser requirements certification
- Road test form
- Visual inspection form
- Department of Enterprise Services purchase authorization request
- Department of Enterprise Services purchase request form
- Department of Enterprise Services purchase request instructions
- Policy, plan and performance measurement templates and examples
Templates and examples below are available on request from your community liaison or the WSDOT project manager listed on your agreement:
- ADA policy
- Comment card
- Comment/complaint policy
- Drug and alcohol testing program policy
- Equal employment opportunity policy
- Ethics policy
- Harassment prevention policy
- Title VI policy/plan
- Unfair competition policy
- Volunteer driver policy
- Disadvantaged business enterprise policy/plan
- Cost allocation plan
- In-kind valuation plan
- Asset management plan
- Vehicle maintenance plan
- Regional Mobility Grant performance measurement
- Performance measurement plan: template
- Performance measurement reporting cover letter: example
- Performance measurement plan: basic example
- Performance measurement plan: moderate example
- Performance measurement plan: complex example
Other forms, documents and guidance
We have more resources to manage your grant, such as information on specific grant agreements, customized reporting and invoices, and documents for grantees on an as-needed basis. For assistance, contact your community liaison, or the WSDOT project manager listed on your agreement.
We provide resources and sample forms to public transportation agencies to aid in the development of their transit asset management plans.
- Guide to Preparing Your Transit Asset Management Plan (PDF 200KB)
- MAP-21/Transit Asset Management folio (PDF 357KB)
A template for transit asset condition reporting, lifecycle analysis or inspection checklists and worksheets is available from Hiep Tran at firstname.lastname@example.org 360-705-7806.
Title VI tools
LEP Language App Map
The LEP Language App Map is maintained by the U.S. Department of Justice and can be used to identify limited English proficiency (LEP) populations by county.
See page 6 of the instructions to use the tool.
EJSCREEN is maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency, and can be used to identify various demographic variables, including race.
Pair the “Report Widget” feature (see instructions page 31), and the Get 2014-2018 ACS report link (see instructions page 45) to create a report of the selected area with U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey data in PDF format.
Washington Tracking Network – Information by Location
The Washington Tracking Network’s Information by Location tool is maintained by the Washington State Department of Health, and can be used to identify populations of persons with disabilities.
Drug and alcohol compliance rules
These U.S. Department of Transportation rules apply to consolidated grants with federal funding and may be used as best practice for other transportation providers.
- Federal Transit Administration technical assistance
- U.S. Department of Transportation annual minimum drug and alcohol current random testing rates
- Office of Drug & Alcohol Policy & Compliance – subscription to ODAPC Listserv Notices for updates to drug and alcohol rules and resources
- American Public Transportation Association
- Community Transportation Association of America
- National Rural Transit Assistance Program