Procurement and Utilization of Radio Equipment Under UMTA's Section 16(b)(2) Program in Virginia

Report No: 83-R4

Published in 1982

About the report:

The Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation has been designated the administering agency for UMTA's Section 16(b)(2) program of capital grants to private, nonprofit organizations for the provision of transportation to the elderly and handicapped. The Department's procedures for purchasing communication equipment and the utilization of that equipment by recipients were reviewed and evaluated. Additionally, a questionnaire survey of the procurement practices in other states was undertaken. Based on the results of these activities, findings and conclusions regarding the procurement of communication equipment and its utilization were developed, and recommendations regarding these matters were made.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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E. D. Arnold

Last updated: January 18, 2024

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