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Bureau of Public Transportation

Enhanced Mobility of 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 (FFY) 2019 and is due by 4pm on Friday, June 26, 2020.  To access the 2020 application materials, please visit Application Materials


Program Overview

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 the purchase of accessible vehicles, mobility management programs, travel voucher programs, and operating support of volunteer driver programs or demand response services.

For more information about the grant program, please click on the links below.