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Guide: NTD Reporting and COVID-19

Transit agencies reporting to the NTD have been affected by the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning in Fiscal (Report) Year 2020. FTA has produced this reference document to help your agency meet the NTD reporting requirements during this national health emergency. This document provides guidance on the following key data collection and reporting issues that result:

  • Understanding How NTD Data Will be Used for Funding
  • Collecting Service Consumed Data
  • Reporting Changes in Service Supplied
  • Reporting Expenses Related to COVID-19
  • Reporting Employee Data
  • Reporting Condition Assessments

FTA may update this document periodically as reporting policy is clarified in response to the ongoing public health emergency.


The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

Last updated: Thursday, November 17, 2022
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