Job Access and Reverse Commute Program Grants

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Federal Transit Administration
 
Job Access and Reverse Commute Program Grants
AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT.
ACTION: Notice of availability of funds; solicitation for grant 
proposals.
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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Transit 
Administration (FTA) announces the solicitation of grant proposals for 
Fiscal Years (FY) 2002 and 2003 funding provided under the Job Access 
and Reverse Commute (JARC) grant program, as authorized under Section 
3037 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). 
The FY 2002 DOT Appropriations Act provides $125 million for the JARC 
Program, the guaranteed funding level under TEA-21. In the FY 2002 
Conference Report the appropriators indicated their desire for 
$109,339,000 of this amount to be awarded to specified States and 
localities. These congressionally-specified areas were included in 
FTA's 2002 Annual Apportionment Notice, published in the Federal 
Register on January 2, 2002. States, 
localities, and private nonprofit agencies listed in the report, along 
with States, localities, and private nonprofit agencies not so listed, 
must follow the application procedures provided in this notice to apply 
for JARC funding. The guaranteed funding level for the JARC program is 
$150 million for fiscal year 2003, the final year of the program under 
FTA's current authorizing legislation. This announcement describes the 
conditions under which proposals will be received for the FY 2002 and 
FY 2003 JARC competitive grant program and the criteria that FTA will 
apply in evaluating project proposals. It includes all of the 
information needed to apply for JARC competitive grants.
DATES: All proposal applications for funding of continuation projects 
must be submitted to the appropriate FTA regional office (see Appendix 
B) and be received no later than June 7, 2002. Proposal applications 
for new projects must be submitted no later than July 8, 2002, but 
applicants must notify the appropriate regional office of their intent 
to apply for funding no later than June 7, 2002. The 60-day deadline 
will allow FTA to inform Congress of demands for FY 2003 funds before 
deliberation on FTA's fiscal year 2003 budget. The selection of 
projects to be funded will be announced upon completion of the 
evaluation process.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: the appropriate FTA Regional 
Administrator (see Appendix B) for proposal-specific information and 
issues. For general program information, contact Sue Masselink, Office 
of Program Management, (202) 366-2053, email sue.masselink@dot.gov. 
A TDD is available at 1-800-877-8339 (TDD/FIRS). Comments or questions 
related to this notice may be mailed, faxed, or electronically 
submitted to Sue Masselink, Federal Transit Administration, Room 9315, 
400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590; FAX (202) 366-7951; email: 
sue.masselink@dot.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Table of Contents
I. Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003 Program Highlights
II. General Program Information
III. Guidelines for Preparing Grant Proposal Applications
IV. Grant Proposal Application Development and Submission
V. Grant Proposal Application Review and Evaluation Process
VI. General Grant Requirements and Performance Monitoring
Appendix A  JARC Grant Proposal Application
Appendix B  FTA Regional Offices
Appendix C  Definitions
Appendix D  Program Background Information
Appendix E  Summary of FTA's Section 5307 Requirements
Appendix F  Information Required by the U.S. Department of Labor For 
Labor Certification
Appendix G  Agency Classifications
I. Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003 Program Highlights
A. Projects for Congressionally-Designated Areas
    Applicants for JARC projects in congressionally-designated areas 
must submit applications responding to the program selection criteria 
and will be evaluated, scored, and ranked against all other applicants. 
Consistent with statutory requirements for competitive selection of 
projects, funds will be allocated among all projects, including those 
in congressionally-designated areas, based upon their ranking in the 
competitive evaluation process and other factors as set forth in this 
notice.
B. Multi-Year Funding
    Because recipients of JARC funds have expressed the need for multi-
year funding through the early stages of project implementation and 
because FY 2003 is the last year of the authorization period for the 
JARC program, FTA will consider multi-year funding. To give effect to 
this new policy, FTA will give priority to funding continuation of 
previously selected projects. FTA is soliciting applications for 
funding from those applicants previously funded under the JARC program, 
as well as from new JARC applicants. Grantees may apply for up to two 
additional years of continuation funding beyond that previously 
approved. Continuation does not include expansion of services beyond 
those previously funded. Expanded services will be treated as new 
projects. Applicants for all new projects, both existing JARC 
recipients and eligible applicants that have not previously been 
awarded JARC funds, are encouraged to apply for a level of funding that 
will allow them to sustain new service for at least two years.
C. New Freedom Initiative Principles
    The President and the Federal Departments are moving to implement a 
``New Freedom'' Initiative, the intent of which is to tear down the 
barriers to equality for persons with disabilities that remain after 
the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. As part of 
that initiative, the President is proposing funding in FY 2003 to 
support additional transportation services to assist persons with 
disabilities to reach jobs. The major goal of the JARC program is to 
increase access to jobs for welfare recipients and other low-income 
individuals, and persons with disabilities are disproportionately 
represented among low-income groups. The unemployment rate for 
Americans with disabilities hovers at around 70 percent. The lack of 
adequate transportation is a primary barrier to work for people with 
disabilities; one-third of people with disabilities report that 
transportation is a significant problem.
    Accordingly, area-wide JARC Transportation Plans must address the 
mobility needs of persons with disabilities, among others, in reaching 
employment sites and support activities. Plans previously developed 
that did not address the mobility needs of persons with disabilities 
must be revised to include this information. Projects addressing the 
needs of persons with disabilities will also be eligible for New 
Freedom Initiative funding being proposed by the Department of 
Transportation in FY 2003, subject to these funds being made available 
by Congress.
D. Automobile Programs
    While direct funding to individuals for private automobile 
ownership and repair is not eligible under the program, funds may be 
used for local programs that assist individuals in acquiring and 
maintaining vehicles, such as loan programs that help low-income
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individuals purchase vehicles. Agencies that receive funding for such 
projects must ensure that title to the vehicles remains with the funded 
agency, that the vehicles are used for shared rides, and that the 
vehicles are used for intended purposes.
E. Pre-Award Authority
    FTA is providing pre-award spending authority for this program 
which permits successful applicants to incur costs on eligible projects 
without prejudice to possible Federal participation in the cost of the 
project(s). However, in exercising pre-award authority, successful 
applicants must comply with all Federal requirements. Failure to do so 
will render a project ineligible for FTA financial assistance. 
Successful applicants must consult the appropriate FTA regional office 
regarding the eligibility of the project for future FTA funds or the 
applicability of the conditions and Federal requirements. Pre-award 
spending authority is provided to projects selected and announced in 
response to this notice effective December 18, 2001, the date on which 
the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2002 was signed into law by 
President Bush.
F. Electronic Application
    An electronic application for FY 2002/2003 proposals is posted on 
the FTA website.
Applicants may input information directly without downloading the 
application.
II. General Program Information
A. Authority.
    This program is authorized under Section 3037 of the Transportation 
Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21).
B. Scope
    Improving mobility and advancing economic development are key 
strategic goals of the US DOT. Job Access funds help improve mobility 
and economic opportunity for welfare recipients and other low-income 
people through the provision of new or expanded transportation service. 
Reverse Commute funds help improve mobility to suburban employment 
opportunities for the general public, including welfare recipients and 
low-income individuals.
C. Eligible Applicants
    Local agencies and authorities and private non-profit organizations 
are eligible to apply for JARC Program funds. Local agencies and 
authorities include states, local governments, metropolitan planning 
organizations, public transit agencies and tribal organizations.
    In urbanized areas with populations of 200,000 or more, MPOs select 
the applicant(s). FTA urges MPOs to designate a single recipient to 
submit a consolidated application in these urbanized areas.
    In areas with populations under 200,000, states select the 
applicants. For areas with populations between 50,000 and 200,000, 
applications forwarded to the state for selection must be endorsed by 
the area MPO as a project the MPO would be willing to include in the 
Transportation Improvement Program if the projects were selected for 
funding. States are urged to serve as the designated recipients for 
grants to small urban and nonurbanized areas. The selected grant 
recipient can suballocate funds to other project participants.
D. Eligible Projects
    Job Access and Reverse Commute Projects. A Job Access project is 
one that provides new or expanded transportation service designed to 
fill gaps that exist for welfare recipients and other low-income 
individuals to and from jobs and other employment-related services. A 
Reverse Commute project facilitates the provision of new or expanded 
public mass transportation services for the general public from urban, 
suburban, and rural areas to suburban work sites. Capital and operating 
costs for such projects are eligible. Localities have wide flexibility 
in selecting service strategies that are appropriate to their areas, 
including but not limited to:
    (a) Late-night and weekend service;
    (b) guaranteed ride home service;
    (c) shuttle service;
    (d) expanding fixed-route mass transit routes;
    (e) demand-responsive van service;
    (f) ridesharing and carpooling activities;
    (g) bicycling; and
    (h) local car loan programs that assist individuals in purchasing 
and maintaining vehicles for shared-rides
    Lead applicants submitting consolidated applications on behalf of a 
number of subrecipients may apply for program administration costs of 
up to 10 percent of the grant request.
    JARC Program funds may also be used for promoting, through 
marketing efforts, the:
    (a) use of transit by workers with non-traditional work schedules;
    (b) the use of transit voucher programs by appropriate agencies for 
welfare recipients and other low-income individuals;
    (c) development of employer-provided transportation such as 
shuttles, ridesharing, carpooling; or
    (d) use of transit pass programs and benefits under Section 13 of 
the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
    In order to improve customer service and operating efficiency, 
localities are encouraged to:
    (a) establish regional mobility managers or transportation 
brokerage activities;
    (b) apply Geographic Information System (GIS) tools;
    (c) implement Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), including 
customer trip information technology;
    (d) integrate automated regional public transit and human service 
transportation information, scheduling and dispatch functions; and
    (e) deploy vehicle position-monitoring systems.
E. Ineligible Costs
    1. JARC funds may not be used for planning or coordination 
activities. Metropolitan and Statewide Planning funds made available 
under the FTA Sections 5303 and 5313(b) programs, FHWA Metropolitan 
Planning Program (PL) (23 U.S.C. Section 134) and FHWA State Planning 
and Research Program (SPR) (23 U.S.C. Section 505) funds can be used to 
fund welfare to work transportation planning activities at a 100 
percent Federal share. Other funds, including the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services' Temporary Assistance to Needy Families 
(TANF) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Welfare-to-Work (WtW) 
administrative funds can also be used for transportation planning 
activities consistent with the allowable uses of those resources.
    2. While the marketing and promotion of transit pass programs are 
eligible expenses under the JARC Program, funding individual transit 
passes is not an eligible expense. Transit passes are eligible expenses 
under Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Welfare-to-
Work programs.
    3. Additionally, the construction of child care centers and other 
employment support facilities at transit hubs are not eligible for JARC 
Program grants. Transit-oriented construction activities are eligible 
under FTA's Section 5307, Section 5309, and Section 5311 grant 
programs.
F. Cost Sharing
    The JARC grant program is intended to fill gaps in existing 
services and leverage other Federal, state and local transportation 
funding to address the unmet needs of individuals moving
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from welfare to work and other low-income individuals. Neither funds 
awarded under this grant program, nor funds used to match the grants, 
can be used to replace any existing source of funds.
    The maximum US DOT share of a grant under the JARC Program may not 
exceed 50 percent of the total project cost. The non-US DOT share shall 
be provided in cash or in the form of in-kind services that have a 
discernable cash value that is directly attributable to the service to 
be provided. If funds are matched from other Federal programs, the 
funds must be applied directly to project expenses. Revenues from 
service agreements are an eligible match, but revenues from individual 
fares cannot be used as matching funds.
    Transportation--eligible funding from Federal programs other than 
the Department of Transportation may be used to match US DOT funds. 
These funds include, but are not limited to:
    a. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families administered by the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services;
    b. Community Services Block Grants (CSBG) and Social Services Block 
Grants (SSBG) administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services;
    c. Workforce Investment and Welfare-to-Work (WtW) formula and 
competitive grants administered by the U.S. Department of Labor; and
    d. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and HOPE VI grants 
administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    The prohibition on the use of WtW funds for matching requirements 
under section 403(a)(5)(C)(ii) of the Social Security Act does not 
apply to Federal or state funds that provide transportation services. 
TANF and WtW grants, when used as a match, may be expended only for new 
or expanded transportation services and cannot be used for construction 
or to subsidize current transit operating expenses. Such funds also 
must supplement rather than supplant other state expenditures on 
transportation.
    Under the TANF Final Rule, investment in transportation services 
for families who are employed, including the purchase of transit 
vouchers, and investments used as match for the JARC program, do not 
constitute ``assistance'' and, therefore, do not trigger the 60-month 
lifetime limit on receipt of Federal benefits nor the reporting 
requirements of families receiving ``assistance.'' The Secretaries of 
Transportation, Labor, and Health and Human Services released revised 
joint guidance on the use of WtW and TANF funds on June 1, 2000, which 
reflects changes in the final TANF rule. 
G. Planning
1. Coordinated Transportation/Human Services Planning Process
    The statewide and metropolitan transportation planning processes 
mandated by TEA-21 promote ongoing, cooperative, and active involvement 
of public transportation providers, the public, and state, metropolitan 
and local government agencies in the development of statewide and 
metropolitan transportation plans and improvement programs. DOT expects 
that the JARC grant program will be a catalyst for broadening the 
transportation planning process to better integrate employment and 
social equity considerations.
    Proposed JARC projects must be derived from an Area-wide JARC 
Transportation Plan (see below) developed through a coordinated public 
transit and human services transportation planning process. Any 
interested stakeholder group in the area may initiate the planning 
process. FTA encourages MPOs to serve as the regional forum in 
urbanized areas.
    The planning process must include transportation planning officials 
from state and metropolitan transportation planning organizations; 
representatives of existing transportation service providers (local 
transit agencies and private nonprofit and for-profit transportation 
operators, such as human service transportation providers and taxi 
companies); the agencies administering TANF and WtW formula and 
competitive grants; and the community to be served. Stakeholders within 
the community to be served include welfare recipients and low-income 
residents, as well as community and faith-based organizations, 
disability groups, farm and migrant worker organizations and other 
groups representing the interests of low-income persons.
    The planning process also should include other stakeholders such as 
organized transit labor representatives; employment, human service, and 
child care support service providers; a variety of local and state 
workforce development organizations including One-stop Career Centers; 
public and assisted housing providers and community development 
agencies; economic development agencies; employers and employer groups 
(such as transportation management organizations and Chambers of 
Commerce); elected representatives including tribal officials; local 
government officials including mayors, and county supervisors; and 
state officials, such as state legislators, governors and others; and 
interested citizens. Participants in the planning process should 
provide written endorsement or sign-off of the Area-wide JARC 
Transportation Plan.
2. Area-Wide JARC Transportation Plan
    The purpose of collaboration is to develop a comprehensive area-
wide approach to providing transportation services to welfare 
recipients and low-income persons regardless of jurisdictional 
boundaries. In general, the JARC Program should be viewed as a catalyst 
to provide long-term mobility and access to jobs for welfare recipients 
and low-income individuals. Any project proposed for funding should be 
identified in the Area-wide Job Access Transportation Plan resulting 
from the above process. The Plan is not meant to supersede, but to 
build upon, existing area welfare-to-work transportation planning 
activities. The Plan must:
    a. Identify the geographic distribution of welfare recipients and 
low-income people in the region;
    b. Identify the geographic distributions of employment centers and 
employment-related activities in the region;
    c. Identify existing public, private, non-profit and human services 
transportation providers in the region;
    d. Identify transportation gaps between the geographic 
distributions of people, as specified in section ``a,'' and employment, 
as specified in section ``b,'' which are not currently served by the 
transportation services, as specified in section ``c;''
    e. Identify, in order of funding priority, projects to address the 
gaps identified in section ``d.'' Each project identification must 
include:
    (1) The goals and objectives of the project;
    (2) the cost of the project;
    (3) an explanation of how the project will maximize use of existing 
transportation service providers and what mechanisms will be used to 
integrate or coordinate the project services with the existing 
transportation network;
    (4) an explanation of how the project will meet the mobility needs 
of persons with disabilities in reaching employment sites and support 
activities; and
    (5) identification of any employer-provided or employer-assisted 
transportation service strategies incorporated in the project.
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    The area-wide JARC Transportation Plan should build on and 
incorporate existing welfare-to-work transportation planning 
activities. As noted in the Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003 Program 
Highlights, Section I.C. above, if a previously adopted plan did not 
address the mobility needs of persons with disabilities, it must be 
revised to include this information.
1. MPO Planning Requirements
    In regions with populations of more than 200,000, MPOs are 
responsible for selecting applicants to be considered for Federal JARC 
grants. In regions with populations between 50,000 and 200,000, MPOs 
will recommend projects to the state, which will select the applicants 
to be considered for Federal JARC grants.
    This means that MPOs are responsible for the following:
    (a) Determining that JARC projects are consistent with the regional 
long-range transportation plan.
    (b) Ensuring that the submitted application contains projects 
prioritized according to local need.
    (c) Endorsing and subsequently programming JARC projects into the 
area Transportation Improvement Program in urbanized areas of over 
50,000 population.
    (d) Conducting the locally-developed public participation process 
as required by the Joint FHWA/FTA Planning Rule (23 CFR part 450, 49 
CFR part 613).
    In all regions with MPOs, individual JARC projects must be adopted 
into the MPO's Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) prior to 
receiving a grant. Because this entails a formal review and project 
approval by the MPO Policy Board, FTA strongly urges the partners 
developing the area-wide JARC transportation plan to communicate with 
the MPO at an early stage. Further, as financial sustainability of a 
project is one of the evaluation criteria, coordination with the 
agencies participating in the MPO forum could be a critical factor in 
ensuring long-term support for JARC activities.
4. Statewide Transportation Planning Requirements
    In all regions with populations of less than 200,000, the state is 
responsible for selecting applicants based on the recommendation of the 
MPO in areas between 50,000-200,000 population. In addition, JARC 
projects selected for funding must be endorsed by the state and 
incorporated into the statewide transportation improvement program 
(STIP). Because this requires state approval, FTA strongly urges the 
partners to communicate with state officials, including the state DOT, 
at an early stage. In selecting projects in rural areas, states should 
give priority to projects providing service to places that are not 
currently served or are underserved by public transit systems. States 
must prioritize the projects for funding based on their analysis of 
local needs and service effectiveness, as well as the collaboration 
achieved among stakeholders. Given the sovereign nature of tribal 
governments, tribal projects need not be included in the state's 
prioritization of projects, though they must be included in the State 
Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
III. Guidelines for Preparing Grant Proposal Applications
    FTA is conducting a national solicitation for application proposals 
under the JARC Program for FY 2002 and FY 2003 funding. All grant 
awards, including those to congressionally-specified areas, will be 
made on a competitive basis. FTA encourages both traditional 
transportation recipients and new program entrants in urban, suburban, 
and rural areas to participate in the development of projects. 
Applicants must submit a proposal that describes the proposed project 
for which funding is sought and responds to the requirements outlined 
in this Notice. A project for which funding is sought is a service or 
set of services targeted to serve welfare recipients and low-income 
individuals, including persons with disabilities, living in a specific 
and distinguishable geographic locale. Because FY 2003 is the last year 
of the program under TEA-21, applicants are encouraged to apply for a 
level of funding sufficient to sustain the project for two years. If 
selected for funding, the applicant must document compliance with the 
standard FTA requirements listed in Appendix E as well as the 
availability of the financial match for the grant. Contact the 
appropriate FTA regional office for guidance on meeting standard FTA 
program requirements.
    For continuation projects, applicants must also document 
satisfactory progress toward achieving JARC program goals. Current JARC 
grantees desiring continuation of funding for a project must document 
the continued endorsement of its planning partners, and provide an 
update of what has already been accomplished and the level of funding 
drawn down to date. Recipients requesting continuation funding may 
apply for up to two additional years of funding beyond that previously 
approved.
A. Grant Funding Amounts
    Suggested grant sizes are identified below:
    1. For urbanized areas with populations of over one million, FTA 
expects to make grants of no more than $1 million. (Places with 
populations of over 5 million may request funding above $1 million.)
    2. For urbanized areas with populations greater than 200,000 and 
less than one million, FTA expects to make grants of no more than 
$500,000.
    3. For urbanized areas with populations between 50,000 and 200,000, 
FTA expects to make grants of no more than $200,000. States should not 
submit applications that collectively exceed $1 million for this 
category.
    4. For rural areas (areas with populations of less than 50,000), 
individual area grant applications generally should not exceed 
$150,000. Collective grant applications by states for rural areas 
should not exceed $1 million. Tribal applications may be considered 
separately from this state funding limitation.
IV. Grant Proposal Application Development and Submission
    To promote collaboration and reduce administrative paperwork, FTA 
strongly encourages the submission of a consolidated application by a 
single entity in urbanized areas and the submission of a consolidated 
application by the state for rural areas. In both cases, funds may be 
passed on to subrecipients. Tribal governments may choose to allow the 
state to include their project(s) in the state's application or, as 
sovereign governments, may apply directly to FTA. Since existing FTA 
grantees such as states and local transit agencies are familiar with 
many of the FTA requirements that apply to this program, FTA encourages 
these entities to submit applications on behalf of other entities.
    Applicants should submit proposals to the appropriate regional 
office electronically according to the instructions included in the 
electronic application form. 
If an applicant is unable to submit  the application electronically, 
the proposal should be submitted on a 3.5 inch formatted disk for 
use on a personal computer (PC). 
Documents should be submitted to the appropriate Regional Office in Word 
or Rich Text Format (RTF). Tables should be submitted in an Excel, or Tab 
Delimited Format. Submission of proposal applications for continuation 
funding must be received
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by FTA no later than 60 days after the date of this notice. Submission 
of proposal applications for funding for new projects must be received 
by FTA no later than 90 days after the date of this notice, although 
these applicants must notify the appropriate regional office of their 
intent to submit a proposal application no later than 60 days after the 
date of this notice.
V. Grant Proposal Application Review and Evaluation Process
    FTA will screen all applications to determine whether all required 
eligibility elements are present. In addition to mandated project award 
criteria, FTA will select projects based on what is most advantageous 
to the government, and may consider the following factors: FTA's 
commitment to continue funding JARC projects already funded and 
undertaken; the time frame in which projects can be implemented; 
Congressional designation of projects for funding; and geographic 
distribution of project funds.
    FTA will notify applicants of selection decisions. Those selected 
must then submit appropriate certifications, assurances, and other 
documentation necessary to meet the applicable FTA Section 5307 
Urbanized Area Formula Grant Program requirements and be included in 
the TIP or STIP as appropriate, if these requirements have not been 
met. Technical assistance regarding these requirements is available 
from each FTA regional office.
    FTA is committed to obligating Job Access and Reverse Commute 
funding expeditiously. Therefore, FTA urges applicants to develop 
documentation in accordance with the Section 5307 program guidance as 
soon as possible. This allows the information necessary for grant 
approval to be readily available for submission to FTA when projects 
are selected for funding.
VI. General Grant Requirements and Performance Monitoring
    In addition to the project proposal based on the program-specific 
requirements outlined in this notice, the applicant will be required to 
submit appropriate certifications, assurances, and other documentation 
necessary to meet the requirements of FTA's Urbanized Area Formula 
Grant Program (section 5307 program under Title 49, United States 
Code--see Appendix E). Applicants must have the financial, legal, and 
technical capacity to apply for and administer projects. Also included 
are planning; environmental; school bus; charter; procurement; labor 
protections; civil rights requirements, including the Americans with 
Disabilities Act, Title VI, Environmental Justice and Disadvantaged 
Business Enterprise; and drug and alcohol testing requirements.
    Applicants are encouraged to coordinate with affected transit labor 
unions and to gather all information required by the U.S. Department of 
Labor for labor certification as soon as possible to avoid delay in the 
certification process upon grant selection. (See Appendix E for a 
description of required information).
    FTA requires grant recipients to monitor the performance of their 
JARC services and to cooperate with the FTA and General Accounting 
Office (GAO) national evaluations mandated by law. Evaluation of JARC 
project progress will be a key element in determining continuation of 
FTA financial assistance. Performance measures on: (1) Increasing 
access between welfare recipients and low-income populations and 
employment sites; and (2) job access and reverse commute service 
effectiveness and efficiency must be provided. The required performance 
measures may be found on FTA's web site. 
Performance monitoring will take place primarily through FTA standard 
project progress reports. Information must be reported in accordance 
with FTA's standard reporting requirements which are: (1) For projects 
in non-urbanized areas, reporting requirements for the 5311 Program 
(FTA C 9040.1E, page VI-6): annual program of projects status reports, 
annual financial status reports, and annual Disadvantaged Business 
Enterprise (DBE) reports; (2) for projects in urbanized areas, 
reporting requirements for the 5307 Program: quarterly milestone/
progress and financial status reports, National Transit Database 
reporting, annual audits and triennial review.
    Issued on: April 2, 2002.
Jennifer L. Dorn,
Administrator.
Appendix A: JARC Grant Proposal Application
    Below is the information that is requested in the JARC 
electronic form.
Federal Transit Administration Job Access and Reverse Commute Program 
Grant Proposal Application
    This section requests information for the application as a 
whole:
Applicant Information
Name:
Type of Agency (see Appendix G):
Subrecipient Information
List of Subrecipients:
Type of Agencies (see Appendix G):
For Additional Information Contact:
Name:
Address:
Telephone Number:
Fax Number:
Email:
For Notification of Project Selection Contact:
Name:
Address:
Telephone Number:
Fax Number:
Email:
Proposal Summary
    (2 paragraphs, 250 words or less, for press purposes, including 
planning partners, brief description of gaps in service that exist 
and services proposed to bridge gaps, intended project 
beneficiaries):
Brief Description of Applicant's Financial, Legal and Technical 
Ability To Apply for and Administer Projects
Total Federal JARC Funding Requested for All Continuation Projects

  Population
 
  >1,000,000 200,000-1,000,000 50,000-200,000 50,000

FY 2002:
FY 2002:
  Job Access............. $_________ $_________ $_________ $_________
  Reverse Commute............... $_________ $_________ $_________ $_________
FY 2003:
  Job Access.................. $_________ $_________ $_________ $_________
  Reverse Commute............... $_________ $_________ $_________ $_________

Total Federal JARC Funding Requested for All New Projects
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  Population
 
  >1,000,000 200,000-1,000,000 50,000-200,000 50,000

FY 2002:
FY 2002:
  Job Access.............. $________ $________ $________ $_________
  Reverse Commute.............. $________ $________ $________ $________
FY 2003:
  Job Access.............. $________ $________ $________ $________
  Reverse Commute.................. $________ $________ $________ $________

Please List for Each Project in Funding Priority Order
    Funding Priority
    Short Title
    Area Served
    Congressional District(s)
    Continuation
    New
    This section requests information on a project-by-project basis.
    Projects will be evaluated according to responses to the 
following four criteria, the values of which are provided. 
Applicants applying for funding for a number of projects, such as 
state-wide or metro-wide applicants, should provide the following 
information for each JARC project. A project is a service or a set 
of services aimed at a low-income population located in a specific 
geographic area (see Appendix C--Definitions).
    Project (identified by funding priority number from part 
1):________
1. Coordinated Human Services/Transportation Planning Process and 
Regional Job Access and Reverse Commute Transportation Plan (25 
Points)
    A. Date Area-wide JARC Transportation Plan submitted to 
appropriate FTA regional office:
Month------------------------------------------------------------------
Year-------------------------------------------------------------------
    B. Date of latest revisions to Area-wide JARC Transportation 
Plan submitted to appropriate FTA regional office:
Month------------------------------------------------------------------
Year-------------------------------------------------------------------
    C. Brief (250 words or less) description of the collaborative 
human services/transportation planning process used in developing 
the Area-wide JARC Transportation Plan, including all participants 
(states, MPOs, existing transportation providers, agencies 
administering TANF and WtW funds, employers, and others):
    D. Brief (250 words or less) description of outreach efforts to 
community to be served (i.e., welfare recipients and other low-
income individuals).
    E. Number of meetings of JARC transportation planning partners 
since original Area-wide JARC Transportation Plan was submitted to 
FTA:
0----------------------------------------------------------------------
1----------------------------------------------------------------------
2----------------------------------------------------------------------
3----------------------------------------------------------------------
4 or more--------------------------------------------------------------
    F. Did all partners provide written endorsement of the plan?
Yes--------------------------------------------------------------------
No---------------------------------------------------------------------
    G. If not, please explain.
2. Demonstrated Need for Additional Transportation Services (30 
Points)
    A. Percentage of low-income persons in project service area.
0-20%------------------------------------------------------------------
21-40%-----------------------------------------------------------------
41-60%-----------------------------------------------------------------
61-80%-----------------------------------------------------------------
81-100%----------------------------------------------------------------
    B. Percentage of low-income persons in Metropolitan Statistical 
Area or county.
0-20%------------------------------------------------------------------
21-40%-----------------------------------------------------------------
41-60%-----------------------------------------------------------------
61-80%-----------------------------------------------------------------
81-100%----------------------------------------------------------------
    C. Describe the transportation gaps between existing services 
and employment opportunities for low-income individuals in the 
service area. Include:
--Definition of the proposed project service area(s).
--Description of major employment opportunities.
--Description of existing transportation network, including human 
services, private and public transportation providers.
--Description of transportation gaps between welfare recipients and 
other low-income populations and employment opportunity sites. (For 
reverse commute projects, describe need for additional 
transportation services.)
3. Extent to Which Proposed Services Will Meet the Needs for 
Service (30 Points)
    A. Percentage of target population (low-income population in 
service areas) served by the proposed project.
1-10%------------------------------------------------------------------
11-30%-----------------------------------------------------------------
31-50%-----------------------------------------------------------------
51-100%----------------------------------------------------------------
    B. Describe in detail the extent to which the proposed services 
improve access to employment sites, employment support services 
(training and child care, etc.) and low-income residential areas. 
Include:
--Project description, including goals and objectives.
--Operation-specific data, such as miles/hours of service, new 
routes, route extensions, reduced travel times, etc.
--Indicators that will be used to monitor project performance and to 
make subsequent adjustments in project implementation.
--Estimate of annualized cost per rider.
--Employment potential in service area, including new jobs/
employment sites reached.
--Description of how project meets the mobility needs of persons 
with disabilities.
    D. Describe how the project effectively uses existing 
transportation providers and integrates new services into existing 
transportation system or services.
4. Financial Commitments (15 Points)
    A. Document sources of matching funds and degree of commitment 
for this project.
    B. Identify long-term financing sources to support continuation 
of the proposed project or other aspects of the regional plan, 
including continued transit, human service and employer provided 
financial resources.
    C. For new projects, provide estimate of when services are 
expected to begin.
Project Budget
    Please prepare a separate Budget for each of the following:
Total Capital FTA Assistance--$----------------------------------------
    List capital costs such as purchase of vehicles and facilities. 
For vehicles, include the type of vehicles and quantity of each 
type.
Capital Items
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
Quantity
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
Total Eligible Cost
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
FTA Amount
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
Total Operating FTA Assistance--$--------------------------------------
    List operating assistance costs. Include the period of 
performance.
Operating costs
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
Dates
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
.----------------------------------------------------------------------
Total Eligible Cost
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
FTA Amount
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------

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    Project Administration: Applicants such as State DOT's or MPO's 
applying on behalf of multiple subrecipients may include up to 10% 
of the total project costs for project administration.
Total Eligible Cost
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
FTA Amount
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
Total Project Cost:
    Total JARC Federal Share
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total Eligible Cost
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
$----------------------------------------------------------------------
Additional Information From Applicants Requesting Continuation 
Funding
    A. Project was previously funded under grant number(s):
    B. Or, grant amendment number(s):
    C. Total amount of funds approved for this project in previous 
year(s):
    D. Total amount of funds (from all previous years) dispersed to 
date:
    E. Brief summary of what has been accomplished to date:
    F. New stops within \1/4\ mile of employment, childcare, or 
employment training sites not previously accessible by transit:
    G. Ridership on new transportation services provides since 
service initiated: 3
Appendix B: FTA Regional Offices
Region I--Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, 
Vermont and Maine
    Richard H. Doyle, FTA Regional Administrator, Volpe National 
Transportation Systems Center, Kendall Square, 55 Broadway, Suite 
920, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093, (617) 494-2055.
Region II--New York, New Jersey, Virgin Islands
    Letitia Thompson, FTA Regional Administrator, One Bowling Green, 
Room 429, New York, NY 10004-1415, (212) 264-8162.
Region III--Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, 
Washington, DC
    Susan Schruth, FTA Regional Administrator, 1760 Market Street, 
Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4124, (215) 656-7100.
Region IV--Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, 
Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Puerto Rico
    Jerry Franklin, FTA Regional Administrator, 61 Forsyth Street, 
S.W., Suite 17T50, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 562-3500.
Region V--Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan
    Joel Ettinger, FTA Regional Administrator, 200 West Adams 
Street, Suite 320, Chicago, IL 60606-5232, (312) 353-2789.
Region VI--Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma
    Robert Patrick, FTA Regional Administrator, 819 Taylor Street, 
Room 8A36, Ft. Worth, TX 76102, (817) 978-0550.
Region VII--Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri
    Mokhtee Ahmad, FTA Regional Administrator, 901 Locust Street, 
Suite 404, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 329-3920.
Region VIII--Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, 
Utah
    Lee Waddleton, FTA Regional Administrator, Columbine Place 216 
16th Street, Suite 650, Denver, CO 80202-5120, (303) 844-3242.
Region IX--California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam
    Leslie Rogers, FTA Regional Administrator, 201 Mission Street, 
Suite 2210, San Francisco, CA 94105-1831, (415) 744-3133.
Region X--Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska
    Helen Knoll, FTA Regional Administrator, Jackson Federal 
Building 915 Second Avenue, Suite 3142, Seattle, WA 98174-1002, 
(206) 220-7954.
Appendix C: Definitions
    1. Welfare Recipient--An individual who receives or received aid 
or assistance under a state program funded under Part A of Title IV 
of the Social Security Act (whether in effect before or after the 
effective date of the amendments made by Title I of the Personal 
Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 
(Public Law 104-193; 110 Stat. 2110)) at any time during the three-
year period before the date on which the applicant applies for a 
grant.
    2. Eligible Low-Income Individual--An individual whose family 
income is at or below 150 percent of the poverty line (as that term 
is defined in Section 673(2) of the Community Services Block Grant 
Act (42 U.S.C. 9902(2)) including any revisions required by that 
section for a family of the size involved, as calculated by HHS. The 
2001 guidelines were published in the February 16, 2001  (Volume 66, 
Number 33) Federal Register, page 10695-10697, and are available on 
the web at http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/poverty.shtml.
    3. Existing Transportation Service Providers--Public 
transportation providers including public, private and non-profit 
fixed route and paratransit operators, and governmental agencies and 
nonprofit organizations that receive assistance from Federal, state, 
or local sources for non-emergency transportation services.
    4. Human Services Providers--Agencies and organizations involved 
in helping welfare recipients and low-income populations to make the 
transition to work and providing supportive employment services. 
These agencies and organizations include state and local workforce 
development organizations, agencies administering TANF and WtW 
formula and competitive funds, public and assisted housing providers 
and community development agencies, and, where appropriate, faith-
based and community-based organizations providing employment support 
services.
    5. Qualified Entity--(A) With respect to any proposed eligible 
project in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000, 
the applicant(s) selected by the appropriate Metropolitan Planning 
Organization that meets the program eligibility requirements, 
including planning and coordination requirements, from among local 
governmental authorities and agencies and nonprofit organizations 
and; (B) With respect to any proposed eligible project in an 
urbanized area with a population of greater than 50,000 and less 
than 200,000, or an area other than an urbanized area, the 
applicant(s) selected by the chief executive officer of the state in 
which the area is located that meets the program eligibility 
requirements, including the planning and coordination requirements, 
from among local governmental authorities and nonprofit 
organizations.
    6. Transit Capital and Operating Assistance Projects--Projects 
to finance acquisition, construction, improvement, and operating 
costs of facilities, equipment and associated capital maintenance 
items used in mass transportation service, including crime 
prevention and security of and for such equipment and facilities. 
Direct administrative expenses associated with the provision of job 
access and reverse commute services are also eligible operating 
expenses.
    7. Community to be Served--Neighborhoods and geographic areas 
with a disproportionate number of welfare recipients and low-income 
residents as compared to the general population, and population 
groups such as tribes, migrant workers, and persons with 
disabilities who are disproportionately represented among low-income 
individuals.
    8. Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO)--Comprised of 
elected officials representing local governments and transportation 
service providers within the metropolitan area. They are responsible 
for adopting transportation plans and improvement programs to 
address a region's unique transportation needs, and working with 
states to include these priorities in statewide plans.
    9. Project--A service or a set of services aimed at a low-income 
population located in a specific geographic area. A project may 
cover the entire area outlined in the Area-Wide Transportation Plan, 
or it may be aimed at a specific geographic area within that plan. 
Projects in areas with a population of over 200,000 frequently 
include services directed toward the low-income population segments 
of a political jurisdiction within the metropolitan region, but they 
may address the entire low-income population throughout the 
metropolitan region. Small urban (between 50,000 and 200,000 in 
population) and rural areas (populations of below 50,000) can 
propose projects that may be directed at low-income populations 
located in a specific area, or throughout a small urban area, 
county, or even at multi-county populations. State-wide proposals 
should be divided into specific locations with specific subregions.
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Appendix D: Program Background Information
    While two-thirds of all new jobs are in the suburbs, three-
quarters of welfare recipients live in central cities or rural 
areas. Studies in some metropolitan areas with extensive transit 
systems have shown that less than half of the jobs are accessible by 
transit. Even fewer jobs are accessible by transit in areas with 
limited transit systems. Many entry-level workers have difficulty 
reaching jobs during evening or weekend shifts when transit services 
are frequently diminished or non-existent. Work trips can also be 
complex, involving several destinations, including childcare 
providers. The problems can be more challenging in rural areas, 
where approximately 40 percent of rural counties lack public transit 
systems and commuting distances generally are longer than in urban 
areas.
    Auto ownership among welfare recipients and other low-income 
persons is low. Most welfare recipients do not own cars and nearly 
40 percent of workers with annual incomes below $10,000 do not 
commute by car.
    Transportation is clearly a key barrier to those moving from 
welfare to work. Providing a variety of new or expanded 
transportation options for low-income workers, especially those who 
are receiving or who have recently received welfare benefits, will 
increase the likelihood that those workers will get and retain jobs.
    The major goal of the JARC Program is to provide transportation 
services in urban, suburban and rural areas to assist welfare 
recipients and other low-income individuals in accessing employment 
opportunities. Another objective of the program is to increase 
collaboration among regional transportation providers, human service 
agencies, employers, metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), 
states, and affected communities and individuals.
    The JARC Program is intended to establish a regional approach to 
job access challenges through the establishment of an Area-wide JARC 
Transportation Plan. This plan is to be developed through a 
collaborative planning process. Projects derived from this plan 
support the implementation of a variety of transportation services 
to connect welfare recipients and other low-income individuals to 
jobs and related employment activities. All projects funded under 
the JARC Program must be derived from such an area-wide plan.
    Funding under the JARC Program is available for a wide range of 
transportation services, but projects should be developed to make 
the most efficient use of existing local transportation providers. 
While projects must be planned in coordination with traditional 
transit authorities where they exist, other interested 
organizations, including MPOs and State DOTs, can take the lead in 
establishing the collaborative planning process or submitting a 
project application. The collaborative process must include 
consultation with the community to be served, including welfare 
recipients and other low-income individuals, persons with 
disabilities, and faith- and community-based organizations that 
represent the interests of such individuals.
    A Job Access project provides transportation services designed 
to transport welfare recipients and other low-income individuals to 
and from jobs and activities related to their employment, such as 
child-care and training facilities. A Reverse Commute project 
provides transportation services designed to transport residents of 
urban, suburban, and rural areas to suburban employment 
opportunities. JARC projects implement new transportation services 
or extend existing services to fill the gaps that exist in many 
areas between where people live and employment sites. JARC projects 
also promote the use of transportation services through marketing 
efforts and by improving customer service and operating efficiency. 
JARC Program funds may not be used for planning or coordinating 
activities and cannot supplant existing sources of funds used for 
transportation services.
    JARC funds will provide for up to 50 percent of the project 
cost. A non-US DOT match of at least 50 percent is required. Certain 
other Federal funds that are eligible to be used for transportation 
costs can be used as part or all of the non-US DOT match.
Appendix E: Summary of FTA'S Section 5307 Requirements
    This is the full range of 5307 requirements. Some of these items 
are covered in the application, in which case you will not need to 
submit information twice.
Approval Prerequisites
    On file with FTA, or to be submitted with application and 
updates as appropriate: Opinion of Counsel, Authorizing Resolution, 
Current annual Certification and Assurances, Civil rights 
submissions up-to-date (Title VI, Annual DBE Goal, DBE Program, EEO 
Program, ADA), National Transit Database reports up-to-date, any 
outstanding oversight findings resolved or resolution plan and 
schedule set
Additional Information
    Project Budget, Project Description, Project Justification/
Supporting Information as necessary, Project Milestone Schedule, 
Labor Union Description(s) (See Appendix F for a description of 
required information), STIP--Date of Approval by FTA, Request for 
copy of Master Agreement (If applicant does not have latest one on 
file)
Appendix F: Information Required by the U.S. Department of Labor 
for Labor Certification
I. Background
    Federal Transit law requires that fair and equitable 
arrangements must be made, as determined by the U.S. Department of 
Labor (DOL), to protect the interests of employees affected by Job 
Access and Reverse Commute grants. These interests include the 
preservation of rights, privileges, and benefits under existing 
collective bargaining agreements, the continuation of collective 
bargaining rights, the protection of individual employees against a 
worsening of their positions related to employment, assurances of 
employment to employees of acquired mass transportation systems, 
priority of reemployment, and paid training or retraining.
    DOL processes the employee protection certifications required 
under section 5333(b) in accordance with procedural Guidelines 
published at 29 CFR 215.3 (July 28, 1999 Federal Register). The DOL 
will process Job Access grants serving populations of 200,000 or 
more by referring a copy of the grant application to labor 
organizations representing affected employees and seeking the views 
of organized labor and the grant recipients on proposed 
certification terms. For grants serving populations under 200,000, 
DOL will issue its certification without seeking the views of the 
parties. In either case, the certification terms will be based on 
existing protective arrangements used for prior FTA grants, if any, 
or standard operating and/or capital arrangements developed by the 
DOL where there are no existing arrangements. (Such existing 
arrangements do not include the Special Section 13(c) Warranty that 
is used for projects funded under the Section 5311 program.)
    It is essential where there are questions regarding the DOL 
certification process and/or information needed by DOL to obtain a 
labor certification that the applicant contact the appropriate FTA 
Regional Office immediately. Where information lacks specificity, is 
unclear or is missing, DOL will place the grant application in an 
``incomplete'' status until the necessary information is received. 
Conceptual terms such as ``collaborative effort'' or ``working in 
conjunction with * * *'' or ``services will be provided to assist * 
* *'' do not provide the specificity necessary for DOL to process a 
grant.
    Upon receipt of a grant application, DOL will determine whether 
there is sufficient information to process the grant application. 
Because it is DOL's responsibility to address the protections 
afforded employees through the certification of appropriate 
protections, it must examine the activities of each subrecipient 
under the grant in order to frame a protective arrangement 
appropriate to the activity funded.
II. Description of Required Information
    DOL needs the following information to process a JARC grant 
application (including those for areas under 200,000 population) for 
labor certification.
    a. Project Description (Brief). This section should contain a 
brief, succinct description of what is in the project. This 
generally would cover the major budget line items.
    b. Project Description (Detail). This section should provide a 
complete description of each activity to be undertaken. It should 
include funding information, what the project application is for, 
how and where line items will be used, whether the project is new 
service, and a description of the operating service area of the 
recipient or subrecipient. If there is more than one subrecipient 
under a grant, this information must be developed for each 
subrecipient's portion of the project.
    c. Grantee Contact Person. This information is not contained in 
the TEAM application. Under ``Project Details'' please
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enter the name of a contact person for the grantee. In addition, if 
the grant will ``pass through'' funding to one or more subrecipients 
or other public entities, enter the full name of the subrecipient or 
other public entity, a contact name, mailing address, telephone 
number and facsimile number for each of these.
    d. Union Information. This information is not contained in the 
TEAM application. Under ``Project Details'' please (1) identify all 
the labor organizations that represent transit employees of the 
recipient and each subrecipient, and (2) identify any other 
transportation providers that operate in the service area of the 
recipient and the subrecipients, and all labor organizations that 
represent employees of these other transportation providers. Because 
employee protections are not limited to the employees of the grant 
recipient, other service area providers must be identified. Please 
note that a useful reference for obtaining labor union information 
is contained in Directory of U.S. Labor Organizations, 2001 edition. 
This may be purchased from the Bureau of National Affairs Books, 
P.O. Box 7814, Edison, N.J. 08810-7814. Telephone orders: 1-(800)-
960-1220.
    For each local of a nationally affiliated union, the applicant 
must provide the name of the national organization and the number or 
other designation of the local union. (For example, Amalgamated 
Transit Union Local 1258.) Since DOL makes its referral to the 
national union's headquarters, there is no need to provide a local 
contact in these situations.
    However, for each independent labor organization (i.e., a union 
that is not affiliated with a national or international 
organization) the local contact information will be necessary (name 
of organization, contact person, mailing address, telephone number, 
facsimile number).
    e. Extended Budget Descriptions. This section must provide a 
project description and project justification for most line items. 
There are few line items that need no additional description and/or 
justification. If there are subreceipients under a grant, indicate 
which subrecipient will receive funds under each budget description.
    If you have any questions, please contact the U.S. Department of 
Labor, Division of Statutory Programs, at (202) 693-0126.
Appendix G: Agency Classifications
State Government
    State DOT
    State Human Services
    State Labor/Employment
    Other State Agencies
Indian Tribe
Regional Public Transit Authority
State Transit Agency
City Transit Agency
County Transit Agency
Private for Profit Companies
    Bus
    Taxi
    Specialized Service (e.g., Medicaid Operator)
    Other
    Non-Profit Organizations
    Human Services Transportation Provider
    Community-Based Organization
    Other
Transportation Planning Organizations
    MPO
    Council of Governments
    Other
Local governments--General Purpose
    County Government
    City Government
Human Sevice Agencies
    Local County/City Public Human Svcs Agency
    Local County/City Welfare Agency
    Local County/City Workforce Development Agency
    Local Public Housing Agency
    Non-Profit Service Providers
    Human Support Services (e.g., Child Care, Substance Abuse)
    Employment (e.g., Job Training, Job Placement)
Economic Development Agencies
    Local/County Government
    Non-Profit Corporations
Private Nonprofit Agencies
    Community Action Agencies & Organizations
    Community-Based Organizations
    Faith-Based Organizations
    Other private nonprofit organizations
Business Organizations
    Chamber of Commerce
    Transportation Management Organization
Other Organizations
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