The [http://www.fta.dot.gov/grants/13054_6037.html Best Practices Procurement Manual] (BPPM) is provided by FTA and covers the spectrum of procurement requirements set out in FTA Circular 4220.1. As of this writing, the FTA circular version is [http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA_Circular_4220.1F.pdf 4220.1F], last revised in 2008. The circular provides guidance on contracting with third parties (in other words, procurement) using FTA grant funds. Unfortunately, the circular has not been updated for the most recent version of Federal transportation legislation ([[MAP-21]]). The BPPM was last updated in 2005.