ATP Project Reporting

Upon acceptance into the Active Transportation Program (ATP), project sponsors must submit quarterly Project Progress Reports, a Completion Report and a Final Delivery Report to Caltrans toward implementation of a project to ensure projects are executed in a timely fashion and within the approved scope and budget.

Consequences for not reporting include but are not limited to:

  1. Written warning
  2. Required to appear before the Commission
  3. Agency placed on a Watch List
  4. For the most egregious situations:
    • Ineligible for future allocations or programming actions
    • Reduced reimbursements

All projects, except Plan projects, require before and after counts. Before counts must be conducted no more than six months before the contract award/construction phase begins date. When conducting counts, the use of the Interim Count Guidance (PDF) is required.

Reporting requirements impacted by COVID-19 include conducting user counts (Plan projects are excluded from count requirements).

  
FY 2020/21 Quarter 4 Reporting Timeline
CalSMART sends reporting notice 06/15/2021
CalSMART opens for reporting 07/01/2021
Progress reports due to CalSMART 07/15/2021
Corrections requested by Caltrans due from project sponsor 07/22/2021

CalSMART is an online reporting tool used for quarterly Reporting on Senate Bill 1 programs, including the ATP. To register for an account, go to calsmart.dot.ca.gov and request access to the “Other SB 1 Funded Programs” module.

Quick-Build Progress Reporting: Quick-Build Progress Reports are NOT submitted via the CalSMART reporting system. Quick-Build Progress Reports will be submitted via an excel reporting template (link pending).

Progress Reports cover current and future anticipated milestones, expenditures and benefits of a project. Caltrans will review Progress Reports and if submitted with missing or incorrect information, those reports will be sent back for corrections. If a report is sent back and the corrections are not made by the correction deadline – the project sponsor may be considered non-compliant with the SB 1 Accountability and Transparency Guidelines and reported to the Commission.

For questions regarding ATP Quarterly Progress Reporting, please contact atpprogressreporting@dot.ca.gov.

*Completion Reports are due within six months of construction contract acceptance or the project becoming operable (open to the public), or all Non-Infrastructure (NI) activities are complete. Projected after user counts are required in the Completion Report.

*Final Delivery Reports are due within 180 days of the conclusion of all remaining project activities beyond the acceptance of the construction contract to reflect final project expenditures, any changes that occurred after submittal of the Completion Report and actual after user counts are required using the Interim Count Guidance (PDF).

As of January 1st, Completion and Final Delivery Reports are included for submittal in CalSMART. When completing a Progress Report and an Actual Completion Date is entered in the past, CalSMART will ask if you’d like to change your Progress Report to a Completion or Final Delivery Report. Completion and Final Delivery Reports can only be completed and submitted during an open reporting period. 

There are also supplemental documents required with the Final Delivery Report, not the Completion Report:

  1. The Local Assistance Program Guidelines Exhibit 25-T (PDF) is currently under construction to decrease information required now that CalSMART includes Completion and Final reporting. However, until it is updated, remediated and posted the following is still required via the pdf form:
    • a. General Project Information 
    • b. Projected counts in the Completion Report and actual after counts in the Final Delivery Report
    • c. Before and after photos (CalSMART only allows 1 photo for before and 1 for after but more are preferred in order to show the benefits of the program) If there are faces of minors in the before and/or after photos you must also submit a photo release form
    • d. Corps usage
    • e. Any other qualitative or quantitative benefits
  2. If your project has non-infrastructure components, the NI and Combo Project Details Sheet (PDF) must be submitted with the Completion Report.
  3. If your project is a PLAN, the PLAN Project Details Sheet (PDF) must be submitted with the Completion Report.

For questions regarding Completion and Final Delivery Reporting, please contact atpfinalreporting@dot.ca.gov.

All reporting provisions specified in the SB 1 Accountability and Transparency Guidelines apply to ATP projects, including the report content, submission timeline and consequences for noncompliance. 

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