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

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Section 5310 Program Applications are no longer being accepted. The application period closed March 3, 2017 at 4pm. Please return to this website for program updates.

The Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) program provides capital grants to assist private non-profit corporations and public agencies 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 Applicants

      • Private non-profit organizations
      • State and local government authorities
      • Public or private operators of public transportation services* 

*To be considered public transportation, the general nature of the service must include shared rides, meaning two or more passengers in the same vehicle who are otherwise not traveling together.

If you are in a small urban area or a rural area please contact ODOT for more information.

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. Proposals for operating expenses are not eligible for funding during this grant cycle.

FY 2017 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) Materials: 

If you have any questions about the program, contact Jim Thompson at jthompson@mpo.noaca.org.

FY 2015 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Awards

On June 12, 2015, NOACA's Board of Directors approved funding for the following communities and social service agencies to purchase vehicles, computers and software, or provide operating support:

 Community or social service agency   Project

 Funding Award

 City of Strongsville  2 vehicles


 Services for Independent Living  Operating funds


   3 vehicles


   Routing software


 Cleveland Sight Center
 Operating support
   2 vehicles
 Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities
 2 vehicles
   Routing software
 Montefiore  1 vehicle
 Senior Transportation Connection
 3 vehicles

 On-board security  cameras

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority 12 paratransit vehicles $950,400 
Cuyahoga Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities
 3 vehicles
   Operating support
 City of North Royalton
 1 vehicle
 Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland
 Operating support
   3 vehicles
 Vocational Guidance Services
 1 vehicle
   Communications equipment
   Routing software
 Senior Citizen Resources
 2 vehicles
 Village of Brooklyn Heights  1 vehicle $25,007  
 Medina Creative Housing  Operating support $40,000  
   1 vehicle $25,000 
   Dispatch equipment $2,400  
 Laketran  12 paratransit vehicles $900,419  



Prior Awards:

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Last updated: 3/30/2017 1:37:30 PM