Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Program
The Section 5310 Program is to provide funding to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options. Eligible projects include both traditional capital investment and nontraditional investment beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Complementary paratransit services. Eligible entities are: 1) States for rural and small urban areas and designated recipients chosen by the Governor of the State for the large urban areas or 2) State or local governmental entities that operates a public transit service. Example of projects funded with 5310 funds are: buses and vans; wheelchair lifts, ramps, and securement devices; transit related information technology systems; mobility management programs; acquisition of transportation services under a contract, lease or other arrangement; travel training; building accessible paths to a bus stop; improving signage and wayfinding technology; ride sharing and/or vanpooling programs. Funding share for capital projects is 80 percent federal and 20 percent local/project sponsor and for operating assistance is 50 percent federal and 50 percent local/project sponsor. The match for Section 5310 projects can come from other Federal NON-DOT
When funds are available, KYOVA will solicit a Call for Projects. The Call for Projects outlines the application process, the application, and application deadline. Projects submitted are evaluated and prioritized based on how they align with the regional priorities and/or goals and support identified Performance Targets. Once ranked, the projects are submitted to the KYOVA Policy Committee for consideration and approval until all available Section 5310 funds have been committed.
The Section 5310 application cycle for FY 2021 is now open.
Please click the box below for more 5310 Application information.
FTA Section 5310 Application for KYOVA Planning Area