Office Of Public Transit

JOINT PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT ATTACHMENTS

The Iowa DOT issues joint participation agreements for State Transit Assistance (STA) and each subrecipient project that is part of an approved statewide grant from FTA. All joint participation agreements incorporate the following information by reference.

Part II - contains the boilerplate provisions for all of Iowa DOT's transit joint participation agreements, with the exception of those agencies with new or amended collective bargaining agreements after February 17, 2017; those agencies have individualized Part II documents, linked below. Along with generic agreement language applying to all agreements, Part II includes the terms and conditions that apply to each federal funding program.


Appendices – various FTA program circulars, as well as state or federal regulations incorporated into the Joint Participation Agreements by reference.

  1. Federal Transit Administration Master Agreement, FTA M A (25) (10/01/18)
  2. Capital Investment Program Guidance and Application Instructions, FTA Circular 9300.1B (11/01/08)
  3. Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Guidance and Application Instructions, FTA Circular 90.70.1G (06/06/14)
  4. Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program Guidance and Application Instructions, FTA Circular 90.40.1G (10/24/14)
  5. 761 Iowa Administrative Code, Public Transit Rules, Chapters in the 900 Series
  6. Iowa DOT Model Transit Procurement Protest Procedure
  7. Award Management Requirements, FTA Circular 5010.1E (07/16/18)
  8. Third Party Contracting Guidance (03/13/13)
  9. Buy America Requirements (49 C.F.R. 661)
    Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Audits (49 C.F.R. 663)
  10. Bus Testing, 49 CFR 665
  11. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 49 CFR 27
  12. Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities, 49 CFR 37
  13. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Specifications for Transportation Vehicles, 49 CFR 38
  14. Contract provisions required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Word Doc)
  15. Arrangement Pursuant to Section 13(c) of the Federal Transit Act Protecting Workers Represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union for Statewide Capital Projects (5309) (PDF)
    Special Warranty Arrangement for Application to Other Than Urbanized and Over-the-Road Bus Accessibility Projects
  16.       U.S. DOL Employee Protections (PDF) (08/9/17)
  17. Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs, 49 CFR 40
    Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations, 49 CFR 655 (10/01/09)
    Substance Abuse Professionals Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs; Insufficient Specimens and Other Issues, 61 FR 37693; (08/19/96)
    Amendments to Opiate Threshold Levels, 63 FR 65128 (11/25/98)
    Prevention of Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations: Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Transit Operations, 63 FR 67612 (12/08/98)
    "Maintenance" Under Definition of Safety- Sensitive Functions in Drug and Alcohol Rules, 64 FR 425 (01/05/99)
  18. Environmental Impact and Related Procedures, 23 CFR 771
  19. Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Financial Assistance Programs; 49 CFR 26
    Disadvantage Business Enterprise Program
  20. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 49 CFR 220 (5/10/04)
  21. Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments, 49 CFR 18
  22. Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996, Public Law 104-156
  23. Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, OMB Circular A-133) (6/26/07)
  24. Program Guidance for Metropolitan Planning and State Planning and Research Program Grants, FTA Circular 8100.1D (09/10/2018)
  25. Urbanized Area Formula Program: Program Guidance and Application Instructions, FTA Circular 9030.1E (1/16/2014)
  26. The Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) Program Guidance and Instructions FTA Circular 9050.1 (05/01/07)
  27. New Freedom Program Guidance and Application Instructions, FTA Circular 9045.1 (05/01/07)