Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Section 5310

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Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with with Disabilities 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


John Groothuis
Program coordinator



Solicitation has closed and applications are no longer being accepted.

2015 Awards


  • Achieve Services, Inc., Blaine
  • Ally People Solution, St. Paul
  • Eastside Neighborhood Services, Minneapolis
  • East Suburban Resources, Inc., Stillwater
  • Ecumen dba Transit Plus of Parmly Lifepointes, Chisago City
  • Epic Enterprises, Inc., Dundas
  • Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan dab Good Samaritan Society-Heritage Hills, East Grand Forks
  • Functional Industries, Inc., Buffalo
  • Industries, Inc., Mora
  • Kittson County DAC, Inc., Lake Bronson
  • Le Sueur County Developmental Services, Inc., Waterville
  • Lifeworks Services, Inc., Eagan
  • Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Rosemount
  • Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City, Lake City
  • Midwest Special Services, Inc., St. Paul
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., Vadnais Heights
  • Options, Inc., Big Lake
  • ProAct, Inc., Eagan
  • Rise, Incorporated, Spring Lake Park
  • WACOSA, Waite Park
  • Wadena County DAC, Inc., Wadena
  • Western Community Action, Inc., Marshall
  • Winona ORC Industries, Inc., Winona

Transit Coordination Assistance Projects

  • Dakota County, Hastings
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., Vadnais Heights
  • Scott County, Shakopee
  • Tri-Valley Community Action, Crookston
  • VINE Faith in Action, Inc., Mankato
  • Western Community Action, Inc., Marshall