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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


Application process for 2017 now closed.



John Groothuis
Program coordinator

2016 recipient awards


  • Achieve Services, Inc., Blaine
  • Ally People Solution, St. Paul
  • East Suburban Resources, Inc., Stillwater
  • Epic Enterprises, Inc., Dundas
  • Independence Center, Waite Park
  • Lifeworks Services, Inc., Eagan
  • Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Rosemount
  • Midwest Special Services, Inc., St. Paul
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., White Bear Lake
  • Norwood Young America Economic Development Authority dba The Harbor of Peace Village, Norwood Young America
  • Options, Inc., Big Lake
  • Polk County DAC, Crookston
  • ProAct, Inc., Eagan
  • Rise, Incorporated, Spring Lake Park
  • Sholom Community Alliance, St. Louis Park
  • STEP, Fairmont
  • WACOSA, Waite Park
  • Western Community Action, Inc., Marshall
  • Winona County DAC, Winona
  • Winona ORC Industries, Inc., Winona

Transit Coordination Assistance Projects

  • Dakota County, Hastings
  • NEWTRAX, Inc., White Bear Lake
  • Scott County, Shakopee
  • Tri-Valley Community Action, Crookston
  • VINE Faith in Action, Inc., Mankato
  • Washington County, Stillwater
  • Western Community Action, Inc., Marshall