California Department of Transportation

Office Of Federal Transportation Management Program (OFTMP)

2011 FTIP/FSTIP Workshop


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I. Welcome

Opening Remarks

a. Agenda Review
b. Introductions
c. Logistics

II. FTIP Requirements

a. Statutory Requirements
b. Planning Regulations
c. What is regionally significant?
d. Consistency with other documents
e. FSTIP development schedule

III. FTIP Components

a. Project Selection Process

i. MPO Project Selection Criteria

1. RSTP, CMAQ, Local Measure
2. Project Eligibility and Match Requirements

ii. State Managed Programs

3. Local Assistance Managed Programs

b. Project Listing

i. Line Items
ii. Grouped Projects
iii. Carryover Programming
iv. Exempt/Non-Exempt Projects

c. FTA Funding and Programming
d. Air Quality Conformity (1st presentation) (2nd presentation)
e. Financial Constraint

i. Available vs. Committed Funding
ii. Carryover Apportionments
iii. Programming Capacity
iv. Obligation Authority vs. Apportionments
v. Obligation Authority Management Policy
vi. Borrowing Apportionments from other MPOs
vii. Local funds and self help counties, supporting documents
viii. Apportionments

1. RSTP and CMAQ
2. Estimates vs. Actual
3. Financial Summary Tables for FSTIP adoptions and amendments

f. Public Participation

i. FSTIP Update and FSTIP Amendment Process
ii. Interagency Consultation - what is it, what can it be used for
iii. How to streamline PPP

1. State-Concurrent Public Review Period
2. MPO-Public Review times by amendment type

g. Databases

i. CTIPS and FTIP Development

1. How to input projects
2. Reports
3. How to enroll in training
4. How to get an account
5. Troubleshooting - who to contact
6. Fund types in CTIPS

h. FTIP Checklist and Presentation


a. Amendments and Administrative Modifications
b. SHOPP/STIP Amendments and the FTIP/FSTIP
c. Streamlining the amendment process
d. Implementation, Obligation, RFA, E-76 Process, Encumbrance, Inactive Obligations, Good Practices
e. Reporting Requirements

i. Annual List of Obligations
ii. CMAQ Annual Report
iii. Performance Measures

V. Resources and Guidance a. Caltrans Website and Links
VI. Current Issues/Q&A

a. Stimulus II
b. Best Practices

Closing Remarks Information Sharing