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Yes. However, TEAM is only expected to remain available for a defined period of time; the duration has yet to be determined. TEAM will remain open for those with active TEAM accounts and the information will be read-only and individuals will not be able to apply for grants report on grants, or perform any other functions in TEAM.

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Yes. TrAMS will recognize the FPC codes that are associated TEAM awards migrated over to TrAMS. Additionally FPC codes will continue to exist for new TrAMS created awards. You will still be able to make FPC fund transfers to TEAM grants migrated to TrAMS. (Updated 5/20/2015)

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Information about FTA grantees will be automatically imported from the System for Award Management (SAM) the website that contains information on all recipients of Federal financial assistance. If information about your organization is incorrect in SAM you will need to correct it in SAM. Visit the SAM website at: https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/#1.

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Yes. Similar to TEAM there will be a User Guide with visual and step by step narrative. FTA will also develop a dictionary of data elements in TrAMS, and other guidance on how to develop your applications as well as reports on awarded grants.

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No. The reporting requirements frequency remains the same as established by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and through FTA guidance/policy. However in some instance, an application for funds that have different reporting requirements may require you to report more frequently unless otherwise established.

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Yes. You can see it when you populate the view print of your awards.

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Yes. In a few instances, TrAMS will include “hard stops” to ensure that an application has met all requirements before FTA can process the application. In other instances, TrAMS will provide “soft stops” or warning messages to indicate you may be missing information. FTA will issue guidance to list out where each might occur.

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No. If your organization interested in applying for any one of FTA’s discretionary grants opportunities published in one of FTA’s Notices of Funding Availability, you will need to continue to submit your application via www.grants.gov.

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Yes. Documents will still be required and can be uploaded at the either the application or agency profile.

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