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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION- FEDERAL TRANSIT

Federal grantor agency referred to in the Contract documents as “FTA,” under whose grants of financial assistance and grant contracts work or services are performed or materials are provided by third parties.

U.S. DOT (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The federal cabinet-level agency with responsibility for highways, mass transit, aviation, and ports headed by the secretary of transportation. The DOT includes the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administraton

UFS (Universal Fare System)

Fare collection equipment that will enable the regions customers to travel seamlessly and ensure compatibility with other transit systems within Los Angeles County.

UMTA

The former Urban Mass Transportation Administration of the United States Department of Transportation. Now known as the Federal Transit Administration.