Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (Section 5310)

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About the Program:

The Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) program provides capital grants to assist governments, transit agencies, and other transportation providers who offer coordinated transportation services that are planned, designed, and carried out to meet the needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Cleveland Urbanized area. 

Eligible Projects:  Eligible capital projects include vehicles, communication equipment, computer hardware/software, mobility management, and accessibility improvement requests. All capital assets require a 20 percent local match. Public Transit Agencies can also apply for operating funds, which require a 50 percent local match.

Applications/Awards:  The fiscal year 2018 application period is now closed. NOACA anticipates announcing awardees at its June 8 Board of Directors meeting. Stay tuned!

Info Session: NOACA held an information session on January 9, 2018 at its offices for interested applicants. The presentation from that meeting can be found here.  A list of questions and answers from that workshop can be found here. 

What the Program Provides: The program funds 80 percent of the cost of capital projects and the remaining 20 percent must be covered by local funding. This is a competitive grant program. Only public transit agencies are eligible for operating expenses.  

Questions?? Contact us at noaca@mpo.noaca.org.

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Last updated: 3/5/2018 4:03:52 PM