The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released coronavirus guidance for when agencies should increase or open service.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a series of coronavirus guidance documents for transit agencies. The agency provided tailored resources for:
Topics include how employers and employees can protect transportation staff from exposure, guidance for cleaning and proper use of disinfectants, and links to additional federal resources.
While we don’t know yet, we’ve asked for the Governor’s Office to clarify what the ban means for transit. We will share that response as soon as possible.
Yes. FTA has confirmed that there is now extra flexibility in their funds to respond to COVID-19.
We are looking at how FTA will implement this flexibility for their funding and what that means for you.
Because we don’t yet know which costs will be eligible for which federal programs, our guidance right now is to document all decisions and track all costs related to COVID-19 in a way that is easily separated from your regular decisions and costs.
If you need to do an emergency procurement to respond to COVID-19, ensure that you have issued an emergency proclamation waiving the competitive bid process or used your established method to implement an emergency procurement process.
Again, make sure that you document emergency procurement decisions related to COVID-19. Also, remember that, while you can waive the competitive bid process, you cannot waive the contracting process.
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