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TSB-2015-08 Announcing DOT Annual Transit Benefit Recertification

TRANSIT BENEFIT PROGRAM BULLETIN

(excluding FAA)

Bulletin No.:  TSB-2015-08

Date:  March 31, 2015

SUBJECT:  Announcing DOT Annual Transit Benefit Recertification

PURPOSEThis Bulletin provides updated guidance on the Department of Transportation (DOT) Transit Benefit Program.

BACKGROUND:  DOT Order 1750.1B, Transit Benefit Program Policy and Guidance, requires all DOT employees in the National Capital Region and Field Offices participating in the Transit Benefit Program to recertify for the transit benefit annually.

INFORMATION:  The Annual Transit Benefit Recertification period is: April 6, 2015 – May 8, 2015

Participants must submit a completed and approved application during this period to remain in the program and continue to receive the transit benefit.

ACTION:  Complete the following:

1.  Take TMS training

a.  Go to https://tms.ibc.doi.gov/learning/user/login.do.

i.  In the catalog search box, type “Transit Benefit Integrity

Awareness Training.”

ii.  Provide a copy of the certificate to your Modal Transit Benefit

Coordinator/POC.

2.  Submit Application

a.  Go to:  https://transitapp.ost.dot.gov i.  Select “Certify/Enroll

ii.  Select “Continue”

iii.  Complete application.

A complete walk through guide for both the TMS Training & Web Application submission can be accessed via the web at: Transit Benefit Program Applicant Guide.

REMINDERS:

Question & Answer Sessions:

Question & Answer Sessions

Date

Where

When

April 8th

GoToMeeting

10:00 am-11:00 am

April 15th

GoToMeeting

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

April 22nd

Parking & Transit Office- Room W12-190

1:30 pm-2: 30 pm

Approving Officials:

Approving officials must complete refresher training every two years. All who are required to complete training this year will be notified by email before March 31.

Approval training will be provided on the following days:

Approval training Schedule and Location

Date

Where

When

April 2nd

GoToMeeting

1:00pm-2:00pm

April 7th

Conference Center- Room 7

1:30pm-2:30pm

GoToMeeting Registration:

If you plan to attend a GoToMeeting, send a confirmation e-mail to parking.transitoffice@dot.gov:

-     April 2nd session by April 1st

-     April 8th session by April 7th

-     April 15th session by April 14th

The meeting link & call in number will be provided after you confirm attendance.

CONTACT:  If you have any questions regarding this bulletin you may contact parking.transitoffice@dot.gov 202-366-1398.

Updated: Friday, June 9, 2017
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