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HQPR 9730.1
Effective Date: May 24, 2015
Expiration Date: May 24, 2020
Responsible Office: LM
NASA Headquarters Fare Subsidy Program
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Table of Contents | Preface | Chapter1 | Chapter2 | Chapter3 | Chapter4 | AppendixA | AppendixB

PREFACE

P.1 PURPOSE

This Headquarters Procedural Requirements (HQPR) outlines the eligibility and procedures for obtaining a fare subsidy to commute to work utilizing public mass transportation.

P.2 APPLICABILITY

This HQPR is applicable to NASA Headquarters Civil Servant employees, including full-time, part-time and temporary personnel, and detailees whose duty location is in the National Capital Region (see Definitions). Civil Servant employees on detail to NASA Headquarters (HQ) from NASA Centers or other Federal Agencies are also eligible for the subsidy.

P.3 AUTHORITY

a. Programs to encourage commuting by means other than single-occupancy motor vehicles, 5 U.S.C. § 7905, (P. L. 103-172, 107 Stat. 1995)
b. Certain fringe benefits 26 U.S.C. § 132, (Energy Policy Act, P. L. No. 109-58, August 8, 2005)
c. Executive Order No. 13150 (April 21, 2000), https://ceq.doe.gov/nepa/regs/eos/eo13150.html,

P.4 APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

a. NASA Headquarters Electronic Forms, http://itcd.hq.nasa.gov/eforms.html,
b.NASA Headquarters Form - NHQ201, Application for Transit Benefit,
c.NASA Headquarters Form - NHQ202, Request for Change in Commuting Status,
d.NASA Headquarters Form - NHQ304, Temporary Benefit Suspension - SmarTrip,
e.NASA Procedural Requirements - NPR9700.1, Travel

P.5 MEASUREMENT/VERIFICATION

Internal and external third party audits and evaluations shall be used to assess the effectiveness of this procedure. Fare Subsidy Program (FSP) participants shall be contacted annually by the Transportation Officer to recertify application information and verify continued program eligibility.

P.6 CANCELLATION

NASA Headquarters Fare Subsidy Program (HQPR 9730.1 dated March 3, 2009)

Jay M. Henn
Executive Director
Headquarters Operations


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