Section 5310: Enhanced Mobility for Seniors/Individuals with Disabilities

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2019 Call for Projects: Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) announces the availability of federal funding for Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities and a call for projects open form April 8 to May 8.

And estimated $230,426 in grant funding available for allocation to eligible transit capital and/or operating projects as identified in the MPO's adopted Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan. The MPO invites eligible applicants, including local government agencies (GTA, TAMS, and PART), and non-profit organizations to send a proposal to the MPO by May 8.

Grant Application

For more information or to request a a copy of the grant application please contact the MPO staff.

Grant applications are due May 8.

2018 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

The MPO directs available Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds to eligible area projects using a competitive selection process. The focus is on transportation needs and priorities for persons with disabilities, older adults, and individuals with lower incomes. The MPO's Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan guides the MPO selection of projects for Section 5310 funding. 

In FY 2018, $222,792 in grant funding was available for allocation to eligible transit capital and/or operational projects as identified in the MPO's adopted Coordinated Human Services Plan. On June 20, the MPO Transportation Advisory Committee awarded this funding as follows:

  • $48,534 to Guilford County Transportation and Mobility Services for operating assistance.
  • $174,258 to the Greensboro Transit Authority to purchase three para-transit vehicles.

See the fully executed MPO action.

A general timeline used each year for the Section 5310 Call for Projects and project selection decision:

  • April: Call for Projects
  • May: End Call for Projects, project scoring
  • June: Selection of Projects by MPO Transportation Advisory Committee
  • September: FTA completes review of applications and releases funds