Bureau of Public Transportation
Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
Federal Transit Administration Section 5310 Grant Program
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is pleased to announce that the new Section 5310 grant application cycle has begun. It uses funds from Federal Fiscal Year 2016 and is due by 4pm on Friday, March 24, 2017.
Section 5310 is a federal grant program intended to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.
It supports transportation services planned, designed and carried out to meet the special transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in all areas of Connecticut and provides funding for both traditional capital investment and nontraditional investment beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complementary paratransit services.
The Section 5310 grant program is open to private nonprofit organizations, states or local government authorities, and operators of public transportation. Typical projects include accessible vehicles, mobility management programs, travel voucher programs, equipment and volunteer driver programs.
For more information about the grant program or to review documentation and apply for the FFY16 application cycle, please click on the links below.