Federal Register Publication - Third Party Contracting

Printer Friendly Number 2007-88

September 28, 2007


Mass Mailout Number III-2007-88


Subject:  Federal Register Publication Third Party Contracting


Dear Transit Colleague:


FTA issued a Federal Register Publication today concerning Third Party Contracting Guidance; Notice of Proposed Program Guidance; Proposed Circular.  This is a notice of availability of proposed circular and request for comments.  The publication is included as an attachment to this email.  FTA has placed in the docket and on its Web site, proposed guidance pertaining to procurements financed in whole or part with Federal assistance awarded by FTA through grants or cooperative agreements.  Comments should be submitted by November 27, 2007.


For further information please contact the following people from FTA Headquarters in Washington, DC:

For issues regarding third party contracting procedures and practices; James Harper, Senior Procurement Analyst at (202) 366-1127 or by email james.harper@dot.gov
For legal issues; Kerry Miller, Assistant Chief Counsel for General Law at (202) 366-1936 or by email kerry.miller@dot.gov.

Please feel free to distribute this throughout your organization as appropriate.





Letitia A. Thompson

Regional Administrator