Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Transit in Minnesota

Wadena County Transit but

Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program

Program overview

The Section 5310 program was established by the Federal Transit Authority as a discretionary capital assistance program. In cases where public transit is inadequate or inappropriate, the program awards grants to private non-profit organizations to serve the transportation needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities.

Who is eligible to apply

  • Tribal governments
  • State or local governments
  • Private nonprofit organizations
  • Operators of public transportation services
  • Private operators of public transportation services


Safe Access to Bus Stops applications

2018 (opens May 23, 2017— Sept 29, 2017)

Program guide and funding applications

2018 (currently closed)

Transit Coordination Assistance Projects

2018 (currently closed)



John Groothuis
Program coordinator

2017 recipient awards


  • Ability Building Center, Rochester
  • Achieve Services, Inc., Blaine
  • Augustana Chapel View Homes, Inc., St. Louis Park
  • Cedar Valley Services, Inc., Albert Lea
  • Functional Industries, Inc., Buffalo
  • Le Sueur County Developmental Services, Inc., Waterville
  • Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Chaska
  • Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Mankato
  • Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Rosemount
  • Midwest Special Services, Inc., St. Paul
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., White Bear Lake
  • Northeast Contemporary Services, Inc., Roseville
  • Polk County DAC, Crookston
  • ProAct, Inc., Eagan
  • Rock County Opportunities, Inc., Luverne
  • Swift County Development Achievement Center, Benson
  • Volunteers of America of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • WACOSA, Waite Park
  • White Earth Reservation Tribal Council, Ogema

Transit coordination assistance projects

  • Dakota County, Hastings
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., White Bear Lake
  • Scott County, Shakopee
  • Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
  • United Community Action Partnership, Inc., Marshall