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FTA Section 5310 – Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

The Federal Transit Administration’s Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) program is intended to enhance mobility for seniors and person with disabilities by providing funds for programs to serve the special needs of transit-dependent populations beyond traditional public transportation services and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complementary paratransit services.

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is soliciting project proposals for these grant programs within the Austin Urbanized Area.  This competitive project selection process will award Federal funding that was authorized for FY 2015 under MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century) and for FY 2016 under the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act.

Application Documents:

There are three documents for the call for projects:

  • Part I. Instructions (PDF)– Includes information regarding the application process, project eligibility, and matching funding requirements.
  • Part II. Pre-Application (External Site) – Online form required to be submitted by June 10 to confirm potential project eligibility.
  • Part III. Application (External Site) – Online form to be submitted by July 18.

FAQs – Version 1. (Final FAQs will be posted by June 24.)

Call for Projects Schedule

May 18, 2016 Call for Projects: Issued

June 10, 2016 Pre-Application: Due

June 17, 2016 Pre-Application: Response from CAMPO

June 21, 2016: Application Workshop
UT-Center for Transportation Research
Room 4.518
1616 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701
11:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M.
Telconference – (512) 974-6386.
Passcode – 226761
Please RSVP with CAMPO for other special accommodations

July 19, 2016: Applications Due by 5:00 p.m.

August 8, 2016: Public Hearing at CAMPO Transportation Policy Board

August 27, 2016: Recommendation of projects by CAMPO Technical Advisory Committee

September 12, 2016: Consideration of project awards by CAMPO Transportation Policy Board

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