Subrecipient Resources

​​​​​​​​The City of Phoenix has been designated by the Governor of Arizona as the Phoenix-Mesa urbanized area's recipient of federal transportation funds from the Federal Transit Administration.  In this role, the Phoenix Public Transit Department oversees how grant processes are developed and executed, reviews transit planning, operations, construction and finances for federal compliance, and provides technical assistance to subrecipients of transit funding.

Information below is provided to grantees and subrecipients as a resource. Should a question arise about compliance, please contact the Phoenix Public Transit Department at the numbers listed at the bottom of this page.

The City of Phoenix will take appropriate measures necessary to ensure subrecipient agencies comply with all applicable federal requirements.

ADA Complementary Paratransit
ADA Fare Comparability Zones Presentation

Assorted Federal Pages

DOT Regulations (partial list)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Web Site

FTA Circulars

Construction Project Management Handbook

Equal Opportunity Plan Documents
Equal Opportunity Program Update, August 2011

FTA Phoenix Subrecipient Training
Presentations in PDF format - May 9, 2012

Training Agenda
Grants Management Presentation
Land Acquisition - NEPA Presentation

Spare Ratio Presentation
Charter Bus Presentation

FTA Triennial Review Information
The Triennial Review Process
2012 Triennial Review Final Report

Grants Management
OMB Circular A-87 – Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments

49 CFR Part 18 – Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments

49 CFR Part 19 – Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations

MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century) Information 

Overview of grant programs (PDF)
MAP-21 overview website

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise presentation - Dec. 20, 2012
Procurement System Self-Assessment Guide

FTA Best Practices Procurement Manual​

Internal Control Self-Assessment Form

"Piggybacking" Worksheet
FTA Contracting Matrix Sample
Third-Party Contracting Guidance

Real Estate

FTA Real Estate Requirements

1 Introduction

2 RAMP and Relocation

3 Valuation

4 Appraisal Review

5 Acquisition and Negotiation

6 Administrative Settlements

7 Relocation

8 Joint Development, Contributions, Donations

9 Disposition of Assets

Incidental Use (example documentation for FTA Approval)

Incidental Use Property

COP Request to FTA for Tempe

Tempe FTA Approval

Initial Goodyear Letter to COP

COP Request to FTA for Goodyear

Goodyear FTA Approval

Land Acquisition

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) Reference Library

23 CFR Part 771 – Environmental Impact and Related Procedures

Keys to Efficient Development of Useful Environmental Documents (FTA 7/2007)

Title VI Information

City of Phoenix Title VI Major Service Change Equity Evaluation Procedures Manual Final.pdf

Phoenix Transit Title VI Plan 2012-15

Title VI Complaint Form​ - English

Title VI Complaint Form​ - Spanish​​

Policies for Service and Fare Changes 

Title VI Program Subrecipient Presentation

Title VI Plan Template

Subrecipient Title VI Plan Requirement Checklist

FTA Title VI Requirements - FTA C 4702.1B

Title VI Guidance Change Matrix​

Section 5310 Resources

List of Phoenix Contacts

Grant Management Presentation

2014 Timeline

Grant Requirements

Blank Inspection Form

City of Phoenix Contacts
Kim Hayden 
Non-construction procurement; 602-256-3239

Ken Kessler 
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and grants management; ​602-534-4972

Wendy Miller 
Competitive Grants; 602-262-4077

Real Property Acquisition, architectural & engineering contract procurement; environmental review and approval process 

Jesus Sapien 
Transit service operations; 602-261-8997

Jo Lynn Kegley
Subrecipient oversight and FTA reviews; 602-534-9199