This page describes how FTA will measure the performance of the Section 5310 program.
Under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), FTA is required by law to "establish performance goals to define the level of performance" and also "establish performance indicators to be used in measuring relevant outputs, service levels, and outcomes" for each of its programs. The performance measures described here are designed to fulfill FTA's obligations under this Act. These measures will be used at the program leve and will not be used to assess individual grants.
FTA will be capturing overall program measures to be used with GPRA and the Performance Assessment Rating Tool (PART) process for the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FTa will conduct independent evaluations of the program focused on specific data elements in order to better understand the implementation strategies and related outcomes associated with the program.
The two measures established for the Section 5310 Program